Pets Can Be Good for Your Health, Here’s How

Pets of all shapes and sizes can be good for your health! Image of pets from Canva.
Pets of all shapes and sizes can be good for your health! Image from Canva.

Everyone loves their furry friends, but did you know having a pet can also be good for your heath? Pets can help reduce stress, improve your mental health, and encourage you to exercise more. Plus the companionship of an animal friend can lessen feelings of loneliness. Still not convinced? Take a look at the awesome articles linked below all about how pets can improve your health.

About Pets & People – CDC

Having a Dog Can Help Your Heart — Literally

The Health and Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pets

The 10 Health Benefits Of Dogs (And One Health Risk)

How Owning a Dog or Cat Can Reduce Stress

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