In the article, The health and Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pets (upfront, Robinson, Lundgren, and Segal), on 12/5, 2022, I learned that pets can be very helpful. According to health and benefits of pets, I read how pets come with some powerful health benefits, caring for a dog, cat, or another animal can help relieve depression and anxiety, lower stress, and improve heart health however many of us remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits that can also accompany the pleasure of snuggling up to a flurry friend. Pets are very helpful because they can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness, and even improve cardiovascular health. When caring for a pet can better yourself to be more responsible being more secure and active.

Pets can help change healthy lifestyle changes by increasing exercise, taking a dog for a walk, hiking, etc making yourself and your pet more fit and healthy. Providing companionship helps prevent illness and even adds years to life by caring for an animal that makes you feel needed and wanted. Also reducing anxiety, the companionship of an animal offers comfort, helps ease anxiety, and builds self-confidence for people anxious about going out into the world.

Do you agree that pets are beneficial?

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