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Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:00 AM

Sometimes the best part of the day is coming home to your furry friend who is so excited to see you. Have you noticed that when you see them, you instantly feel better? It's not a trick, there is proof that your pet is good for your health! As if you needed another reason to love your furry friend. From your heart to your mood, explore the health benefits of having a pet in your life in the latest infographic from NorthShore. View the full infogrpahic.