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The benefits of hugging your pets

02/05/2022 01:14 PM | Click to read full article

Hugs can light up any gloomy day. Hugging releases a hormone called oxytocin. The fuzzy, warm feeling that you experience after hugging someone is caused by oxytocin.

Recently, actress and author Twinkle Khanna posted a picture of her husband, actor Akshay Kumar hugging their daughter, Nitara, and their pet dog giving the two of them a hug. This suggested that pets too feel warm and fuzzy when we hug them.