Oct 27

4 health benefits of owning a pet

By MD for Seniors

Pet owners tend to be more physically active because they're more likely to go on walks with their dog.

There’s a sense of comfort in having an unconditional love from a furry companion – something you can’t always find in another human being.

But pets aren’t only fun and compassionate – they can actually improve your physical and mental health, according to Helpguide.

Here are four ways a furry friend can improve your overall health and well-being:

1. It can lower your risk for heart disease
According to the American Heart Association, owning a pet is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease for many reasons. Dog owners are more likely to engage in physical activity on a …read more

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