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6 Ways pets are good for your health

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Cerith Gardiner - published on 01/08/19

Caring for a furry friend has physical and emotional benefits you may not even realize.

Pets come into our homes for various reasons. It may be a practical need, or because we adore animals, or maybe because we want our children to learn to care for something living. Whatever the motive for opening our doors to a furry friend, having a pet can bring a lot of joy and companionship — even if it does add a little extra to the family budget!

If you’re already a pet owner, or are contemplating becoming one, there are many ways a four-legged friend is good for your health. Click to launch the slideshow and see how caring for God’s creatures, great and small, can be beneficial for all family members.

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