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Do Pets Really Make Us Healthier? 10 Health Benefits of Having Pets

Do Pets Really Make Us Healthier? 10 Health Benefits of Having Pets by Stella Robinson. Photograph of a pug on top of a couch back rest by Sarandy Westfall
Photograph by Sarandy Westfall

Most people know that pets bring companionship, joy and laughter to our lives, but pets also offer great benefits to our physical and emotional wellbeing

Pets are more than just friendly creatures; they transform our lives for the better. Looking at or playing with your pets makes you both happy and helps improve your health by keeping you fit. Pets can help us to feel better and relieve tension — especially when weare having a bad day. It is believed that pets can help us both

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