How Pet Keeping Can help save your life


How Pet Keeping Can help save your life

There are many health benefits of owning a pet. They can increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, and socialize. Regular walking or playing with pets can decrease blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and triglyceride levels.  Pets can help manage loneliness and depression by giving us companionship. Most households in the United States have at least one pet.

In Nigeria, it is presently difficult to know the number of households keeping pets, but the awareness of the great benefits of keeping pets is spreading fast.


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Studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets can increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to their owners. Some of the health benefits of having a pet include:

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Decreased cholesterol levels
  • Decreased triglyceride levels
  • Decreased feelings of loneliness
  • Increased opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities
  • Increased opportunities for socialization

Will you like to own a pet? Or are you a pet lover? You can start by joining the community of PET LOVERS that I am currently building up on WhatsApp HERE

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