A pet or companion animal is an animal kept for companionship and enjoyment, as opposed to livestock, laboratory animals, working animals or sport animals, which are kept for economic reasons. The most popular pets are noted for their loyal or playful characteristics, for their attractive appearance, or for their song.

"Pets also generally seem to provide their owners with non-trivial health benefits; keeping pets has been shown to help relieve stress. There is now a medically-approved class of "therapy animals," mostly dogs, who are brought to visit confined humans. Walking a dog can provide both the owner and the dog with exercise, fresh air, and social interaction."

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5 Perfect Pets for College Students
Bella WilliamsBella Williams   December 04, 2017   50   0   1   0   0   0
Pets are the most amazing thing to happen in life. They share everything with you including your emotions, they turn to be your strength when you're weak. Within few days they get extremely attached to you and tend to be a part you, they get connected to your emotions...
What does it mean when my dog licks me?
Dr. Stephanie Flansburg-CruzDr. Stephanie Flansburg-Cruz   August 20, 2017   379   0   1   0   0   0
Licking is a natural behavior in dogs, they use it to communicate with pack members, as well as to show submission and affection. So what does it mean when my dog licks me? Dogs learn to lick from their mothers and they use it throughout their lives to communicate...
Emma Hannah LawsonEmma Hannah Lawson   March 23, 2016   773   0   1   0   0   0
Research on the relationship between pets and children clearly showed the positive impact of animals on the psychosocial development of youngsters. Self-confidence of children who grow up in families that have a pet is greater. Since animals seek unconditional love and require constant attention and care, the child develops...
Cancer detecting dogs
Stacy BlockStacy Block   September 13, 2014   835   0   1   0   0   0
CANCER. What a horrible word. One we have come to dread these days. There is generally nothing pleasant that is ever associated with this word. It is estimated that nearly 7.5 million people die from some form of cancer every year. That is a devastating number....
8 ways to reduce your dog's carbon paw print
webmasterwebmaster   April 10, 2014   942   0   0   0   0   0
I’d imagine that looking after the environment is pretty far down on your dog’s to-do list - it certainly falls behind activities such as running around outside, barking at postmen and chewing your favourite shoes to pieces. Consequently, it’s down to you to be green on their behalf! ...
Michelle OdelloMichelle Odello   June 03, 2012   2022   0   0   0   0   0
A service dog is a dog is trained for help, especially to help folks with categorical disabilities, including visual or hearing impairment. For that reason, service canine training is crucial to provide these dogs with the skills that they need to help people with incapacities. Service dog...
Kelly PrestonKelly Preston   December 20, 2011   3121   0   0   0   0   0
Betty Boop is my ten-year-old designer breed/mutt, who came to me with severe neurological disorders. When I drove to Anaheim to pick up Betty Boop, I knew she was a special-needs dog. I also knew that I could help. I was determined to improve the quality of her health and...
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