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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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Study: Living With Pets May Protect Infants From Allergies

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Study: Living With Pets May Protect Infants From Allergies

Children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant, a new study suggests.

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How to Reduce Pet Allergens at Home

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How to Reduce Pet Allergens at Home
Pets can be your best friends, but if you have allergies or asthma, they can also be your worst enemy. Pets shed dander, a combination of dead skin cells and hair (or feathers), which can trigger asthma attacks and allergic reactions in some people.

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