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Pet Health Benefits

9 Ways Pets Improve Our Health And Happiness

Kayla Matthews | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

November is "Adopt a Senior Pet Month," and adopting a pet isn't just good for your pet; it's good for you, too. Check out these nine scientifically-researched ways that pets improve the lives of their human companions.

These People Got To Spend A Day With Some Animals, And It Was Pure Bliss

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.05.2014 | Good News

Photographs and videos captured during PetSmart's Inspiration Waggin' tour prove just how powerful and beautiful a simple snuggle from a furry friend ...

My BFFF Bond

Blake Kernen | Posted 08.17.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

Every dog has his day, and this Friday, June 21, just happens to be a really big one. It's Take Your Dog to Work Day, your four-legged friend's turn to prove who is truly the boss.

Are Humans The Only Animal That Keep Pets?

Hal Herzog | Posted 09.24.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

There are scads of examples of long-term attachments between animals of different species. The problem is that all these cases have occurred among captive or semi-captive animals in zoos, wildlife parks, or research labs.

Is It Healthy To Take Your Pets To Work?

Posted 10.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Animals usually conjure up images and feelings of joy (unless, of course, you have a severe allergy to them). We’ve all peeked at those cute animal ...