Why are pets so good for mental health?

Aside from lifting up our spirits and giving us companionship, pets are great for mental health because they help us create a semblance of order. Pets make us stick to a routine because most of them thrive on routine as well; they know when it is time to wake up and when to eat. However, pets’ love of routine may harm them — after the pandemic started and old routines were disrupted, some developed behavioral changes consistent with stress. Read full article here

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