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10 Benefits of Owning a Pet

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10 Benefits of Owning a Pet
With almost no effort at all, pets manage to bring so much joy into our lives. They make us laugh, comfort us when we’re sick or upset, and are always there for us no matter what.

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More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

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More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You
Dogs are more than just cuddly companions — research continues to show that pets bring real health benefits to their owners. Having a dog around can lead to lower levels of stress for both adults and kids. They've been found to decrease the risk of asthma in children and have been linked to lower blood pressure.
 

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Growing Old Is Better With a Pet. Here's Why

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Growing Old Is Better With a Pet. Here's Why
People who are looking to stay well as they age may want to adopt a pet, according to new data from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

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Science Says Your Pet Is Good for Your Mental Health

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Science Says Your Pet Is Good for Your Mental Health
Pets are incredibly well loved: according to a 2015 Harris poll, 95% of owners think of their animal as a member of the family. About half buy them birthday presents. 

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