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Study Finds Cause and Effect Link Between Pet Ownership and Happiness

photo 2006 liz west | more info (via: Wylio)You know I can't resist this one: Lots of research has indicated that having a dog or...

Dr. Eric Barchas  |  Jul 14th 2011


happy goldenphoto 2006 liz west | more info (via: Wylio)
You know I can’t resist this one:

Lots of research has indicated that having a dog or a cat can help people live happier, healthier lives. But its been unclear whether there really is a cause-and-effect relationship between pet ownership and better physical and mental health. Now, new research indicates that the benefits of having a canine or feline companion are real and broad.

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