Researchers found out that that if you own a pet, you:
- have more self-confidence.
- are in better physical shape.
- do not feel lonely.
- are more responsible in general.
- are more outgoing.
- do not worry about things.
Pretty amazing, yes? Do you own a pet?
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STEM Challenge Question: Why does a pet make such a difference in so many people’s lives? Tell us why you think and you can see the answer in Are Pets Good for You?!
Source: American Psychological Association (2011, July 11). The truth about cats and dogs: Pets are good for mental health of ‘everyday people,’ ScienceDaily.