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They help us fight depression
With their abilities to help us combat stress and loneliness, while giving us a healthier heart, it's no surprise that pets help us fight depression. Yet their unconditional love also gives us a sense of reassurance and makes us feel loved. A pet will not judge us, will not offer criticism, and will be grateful for any love we show. As we watch our little friends grow we get a sense of achievement and satisfaction.

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