Did you know that your pet (if you have one) has upsides for you or your kids? If you think you need one, then get one, even if it means dog hair everywhere ;)
Kids can get away from gaining weight by doing daily walks with their dogs. It can also help you minimize your doggy-related chores inside the home.
Petting your animals and cuddling them helping you relax and calmness. It lowers high blood pressure. According to a research, taking care of animals also teaches your kids to develop empathy and can increase their emotional intelligence as well.
Your four-legged pal can help you or your kids get through tough times like dealing with a divorce, says a research. Pets give unconditional love and companionship and they encourage play and laughter, the reason why they help adults dealing with depression.