You Never Realized This One Thing Could Benefit Your Health So Much

10. Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

The combination of lowered stress and cholesterol and boost in fitness all create a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. In a study done by the American Heart Association, it was concluded that pet ownership is associated with the reduction of risk for cardiovascular disease and increased survival.

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