10 Ways Pets Improve Your Health


9. Fewer allergies

Introduce your child to a pet during infancy and you’ll reduce his likelihood of developing asthma and allergies. Pet hair and microscopic organisms released in the environment help to build your child’s immune system to fight off infections at an early age. So if you don’t want your child to suffer from a multitude of respiratory complications throughout childhood, get a pet during infancy.

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