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Pets + Kids = More Activity and Healthier Skin

Science has given us more reasons to own a dog: they’re good for our health! A study at the University of London shows that children with dogs are more active than those without dogs—with play time and dog-walking among the top activities. The benefits of dog ownership extend to adults as well. The same study […]

188 Years!? Owning a Pet Could be the Longest Commitment You Ever Make

The long-term commitments in life that first come to mind are usually marriage and having children. But some pets can be deserving of such a long commitment—because some can live for decades. – Parrots are known for their longevity, and some breeds can live to be 100 years old! -Another pet with an impressive lifespan […]