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Advantages of having a healthy pet in the house

Oct 1st 2015 at 6:03 AM

Right from the beginning of civilization, pets have been an integral part of every household. They have been with human beings in situations of crisis, during epic battles and so on.  As time went along, people started to take care of their pets with much care and compassion. This has resulted to the evolution in medical field which only dealt with animals and pets. Now-a-days animal hospitals are present in every region and available to every person with a pet.

Although pets are only raised in the house for their playful nature, loyalty towards the family, joyous incidents they can produce, etc. there are many scientists who claim that there are many health benefits of having a pet. Some of the highly esteemed vet clinics like help researchers to find out the advantages of adopting a pet. The following facts are produced through veterinarian and scientific research and are remarkable to read.

Reduction in allergies & asthma

During the initial stages of scientific development, it was believed that having pets would increase the chances of allergies which can lead to breathing disorders like asthma. However, people without hereditary allergies would find it beneficial if a pet is present because the exposure to different germs in the animal would lead to increased immunity as there is great exposure to all kind of harmful microorganisms. Especially, in kids there is high chance of having resistance to eczema and other problems.

Stress relief

Vet clinics encourage the adoption of pets mainly because they drive away stress. Literally, every survey proves this point and serious issues like job security, future planning, disturbances in the family, etc. are also forgotten when there is company of a dog or cat. Any veterinarian would suggest the correct pet for the individual need, which ensures relaxation and satisfaction. No wonder, people call their pets as best friends.

Balancing blood pressure and cholesterol

Rearing of pets involves lot of physical activity and involvement. There are common activities like taking the dog to a walk, bathing pets, cleaning out the mess, playing with them, etc which makes the body to do some exercise. This results in refreshing the mind and keeps it distracted from heavy toiling of the works during the day. Therefore, a person would stay healthy both physiologically and psychologically. As a result, the calories would burn appropriately keeping the cholesterol in check and helps to maintain balanced blood pressure which is very critical for health.

Developing social relations

For most pet owners it is a common encounter to meet someone in the park or sideway while taking their animal to a stroll. This is not a coincidence and most of the people are fascinated to know about how other people are taking care of pets. This is why animal hospitals recommend owners to take their animals out. It would be beneficial for the owner and the pet, as the new environment would refresh the animal, whereas new interactions would make life livelier for the owner.


Apart from these, there are many benefits of having a pet and by approaching nearby vet clinics; one can clearly understand the glorious nature of having animals inside the house.

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