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Health benefits of pets

Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Some of the health benefits of pets are listed below.

Pets can decrease your:

Blood pressure

Cholesterol levels

Triglyceride levels

Feelings of loneliness

Pets can increase your:

Opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities


Opportunities for socialization

Many groups support the health benefits of pet ownership. You can learn more about the health benefits of pets and how to keep your pets healthy by visiting the following sites.

Health Benefits of Pet-Ownership Strengthens Human-Animal Bond The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) issued a statement supporting the health benefits of animal companionship for people.

Health Benefits of Animals The Delta Society provides abstracts, articles, and bibliographies on the health benefits of animals to people.

Health Benefits of Pets, NIH

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