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Benefits of Living with a Pet

Updated: May 4, 2021

  1. They reduce stress and anxiety

  2. They can sniff out medical conditions, e.g. cancer

  3. They provide affection and comfort

  4. They help reduce blood pressure and promote good heart health

  5. They help us stay more active and get outside

  6. They reduce the risk of illness by improving our immune system

  7. They help us socialize and meet new people

  8. They provide companionship to children with learning difficulties

  9. They make you feel safe

  10. They can stop children from developing allergies

  11. They can teach kids responsibility



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Barnard, E. (2016, February 25). 10 Benefits of Owning a Pet. Retrieved from Animal Friends Insurance:

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