When pets are a part of the family, everyone wins!

There is an ever increasing trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their pets, enjoy their companionship, go for walks, play and even talk to them. In fact, there is evidence suggesting that attachment to pets is good for human health and even helps build community.

Healthy, emotional connections

A pet can bring a great deal of joy into your family’s world – plus loads of other benefits. Here are just some of the reasons why it could be time to add a furry friend to your family.

1. An injection of joy Sharing space with a companion animal brings a fun factor to your child’s daily life because animals do a lot of crazy things – and children love silliness! A furry friend makes even the most mundane kids’ activity more exciting, plus the experience of nurturing a pet creates lifelong memories. Playing with a pet has even been shown to enhance feelings of pleasure and tranquility.