The Benefits of Having Pets – Here’s What You Need To Know

Pets are a great benefit to your health and wellbeing

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Pets and People.  Most households in the US have at least one pet.  Studies have shown that the bond between pets and their owners have many benefits.  

Decrease in stress show up in studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo.  Researchers found that when people were performing stressful tasks, they were less stressed when their pets were around than their spouse, family member or close friend.  So if you’re working from home, get your pet beside you.  

While studies have shown pets help lower blood pressure, especially in hypertensive or high risk patients.  If you have a pet around, your blood pressure lowers.  

To say the few, and although some pets can carry harmful germs that can make people sick – which are called zoonotic diseases.  As long as the owner provides good hygiene and regular contact with the veterinarian so that pets stay in good health.  

Learn about your pet also and look for signs of illnesses before they get worse.  If your pet is doing anything unusual, make logs and dates if you need to track it and report it to your local vet.  

Other signs includes lowering cholesterol, improves moods and helps owners socialize which is great if you’re outdoors.  

Pets are amazing creatures, let them be part of the community.  

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