10 Reasons Animals and Pets are Awesome for Mental Health

10 Reasons Animals and Pets are Awesome for Mental Health

Increases opportunity for socialization

provides comfort

offers non-judgmental companionship

produces opportunity for healthy exercise routines

forms opportunities to express empathy

creates examples of behavioral cues that can help build social skills intelligence

can serve as examples of strong, healthy relationships

offers opportunities to learn responsibility

decreases lonlieness

can teach respect for living creatures