Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Pets Improve Your Health!

Anyone suffering from the winter blues or who has chronic health problems may want to consider getting a pet.

There are a many, many benefits for people who own pets. A pet can bring good times and good health to the whole family. Specifically, owning a pet can lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels and feelings of loneliness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Likewise, the CDC reports, having a furry friend can increase the amount owners exercise and spend time outdoors, and improve their socialization.

Who can resist a lovable pet? Some people take better care of their pets than they do themselves...

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