Health Benefits of Having a Pet: 5 Ways Dogs (and Cats!) Make You Happier & Healthier by Joy Stephenson-Laws JD
Few people truly understand how beneficial our furry friends actually are to our overall health and well-being. Studies dating back to the 1980s have endorsed the positive health benefits of pet ownership. Owning a pet, especially a dog, has been associated with all of the following:
- Reduced risk of heart problems.
- Improved social behavior.
- Overall well-being.
Your pets help keep you healthy, active and even social. So give them lots of love and attention as you take advantage of this symbiotic relationship.
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