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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE: Pets lend a paw to enrich owners’ lives

Your best friend, biggest supporter and most attentive listener could be the one who also snuggles next to you during a nap, jumps up and down at the thought of an afternoon walk and offers a big sloppy kiss when you walk through the door at the end of a long day…

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing proved that elderly pet owners are significantly healthier than their counterparts who did not own pets. This study is part of a growing body of evidence suggesting that, overall, pet owners over the age of 60 have lower blood pressure and stress levels, get more exercise and generally are healthier than older people without pets. continue reading>>

Source: Laurel Leader-Call

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