Adopting a pet may save a life, not only the pet’s life but also your life. Medical studies have revealed that a pet helps reduce the risk of heart disease and improves overall health.
-Pets have unconditional affection and are a constant source of entertainment — which effectively helps relieve stress. Pets are also helpful in the management of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).
-Owning a pet helps people to regulate blood pressure and is especially beneficial for people who already have a diagnosis of high blood pressure.
–A study reveals that people who undertake a stressful task with their dog experienced less stress as compared to a spouse, friend or family member.
-Pets encourage people to have a healthy lifestyle characterized by some levels of exercise which help lower cholesterol and triglycerides.
In recent years, several studies have found that infants’ later risk of developing allergies and asthma is reduced – as much as 50 percent – when they are exposed to dogs.
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