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How does having a pet make our lives better?
People with pets tend to be more social. In fact, results from a survey by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute indicates that 74 percent of pet owners report improved mental health. Many report less stress, increased social interactions, less depression and reduced anxiety.
Do you think having pets is good for your life?
There are many health benefits of owning a pet. They can increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, and socialize. Regular walking or playing with pets can decrease blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and triglyceride levels. Pets can help manage loneliness and depression by giving us companionship.
Does having a pet make you a better person?
Not only are people with pets noticeably more patient, responsible and affectionate, one study of prison inmates found that those who cared for animals had better social skills and exhibited less violent behaviour. Even just having a dog around is enough to lower aggressiveness and other problem behaviours.
What are some benefits of having pets?
We take a look at ten of the benefits of having a furry friend.
- They keep you fit.
- They make sure you’re never lonely.
- They lower your stress levels.
- They can help you make friends.
- They can improve your immune system.
- They can stop your children from developing allergies.
- They can catch cancer early.
How a dog makes you a better person?
Dogs make great companions. They can help the elderly find a friend in their old age. They teach kids valuable lessons in responsibility. And they can always lend an (especially floppy) ear anytime their owner needs someone to listen.
Can dogs make people feel better?
As it turns out, we can. Studies have shown that even small interactions with dogs cause the human brain to produce oxytocin, a hormone often referred to as the “cuddle chemical.” Oxytocin increases feelings of relaxation, trust, and empathy while reducing stress and anxiety.