Charles Schulz had a point about happiness being a warm puppy, but I will settle for the nearest puppy.
Make it a date and head to your nearest animal shelter to visit some new dog friends. It’s bound to lower your blood pressure by a few points and is a relaxing way to spend an afternoon together.
You can find your nearest shelter location here. (Don’t forget to call ahead and make sure they accept visitors! Many shelters like having people to socialize with the animals, so find one of those!)
Before you go, you can even make your own dog toys to share using materials you probably already have at home. Here’s a few simple ideas if that sounds like fun to you.
And even though I know you don’t need any more convincing, I’ll leave you with these guys! Enjoy!