Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

The Health Benefits of Animals

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

The Health Benefits of Animals

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WITH spring finally in the air, Daisy Chain has welcomed its first new arrivals of the season with the birth of our lambs.

This time of year is always so special as we watch the development of our animals and the joy they provide to all the children who visit Daisy Chain. With lambs, and even calves, soon to arrive, our children will be able to interact with a range of new creatures, big and small.

With the latest statistics stating that 1 in 20 people are affected everyday by autism, we know the positive effects that animals have on our children. From easing anxiety, to relieving stress and even increasing communication skills, the farm at Daisy Chain is one of the things that makes us truly unique and such a valuable asset to our families.

Recently we celebrated World Autism Day, a global event which serves to both highlight autism and offer an opportunity for communities, like the one at Daisy Chain, to celebrate together with other families. …

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