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The Positive Payoff of Pets for Your Health

The Positive Payofb of PETS FOR YOUR HEALTH How Pets Contribute to Your Physical Health HEART HEALTH Lower blood Lower cholesterol & triglycerides pressure Cat Ouners 30% 40% less likely to have a stroke. less likely to have heart attack. Dog Ouners 8.6% 3% less likely to die from heart attack. more likely to live for 1 year after a heart attack. CHILDREN WITH PETS 44% 31% fewuer ear infections fewer respiratory infections amongst infants amongst infants Developing allergies 19% 33% chance for chance for children children with pets without pets EXERCISE Dog owners are: * Less likely to be obese. * More likely to be physically fit. * Better mobility amongst elderly pet ouners. GENERALHEALTH- 15-20% fewer visits to the doctor each year. Hou Pets Aid in Your Mental Health Pets decrease stress levels LOWER STRESS LEVELS more than spouses, family members, and friends do. Playing with pets increases natural serotonin and BETTER MOODS dopamine production. LOWER RISK OF DEPRESSION LOWER ANXIETY LEELS MORE SOCIALIZATION 3x more interactions walking a dog than walking alone. 40% of dog ouners say they make friends more easily. Infographic provided by: Sources: health-benefits-pets.htm care/furry-friends-can-aid-your-health1.htm QUARERTOWN VETEPINAPY CLNE, PE

The Positive Payoff of Pets for Your Health

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Who says exercise can’t be fun? Playing with pets is a great way to stay active and burn calories! Take a look at this Quakertown vet clinic infographic to see the many other health benefits of own...


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