There are very good reasons for people to get a pet — and not just because animals are cute!
Animals are “so much more than pets,” says Molly Gross, CCLS, a certified child life specialist and facility dog handler.
“They become like a member of your family. The term ‘pet’ doesn’t encompass the meaning and the impact they have.”
In fact, pets can also give you significant — and sometimes surprising — health benefits.
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