Pet Owners

Childhood pets can help adults deal with stress, study suggests

Research from The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) reported over 55% of Brits believe that a childhood pet can help build stronger coping mechanisms in stressful situations in adult life.

NOAH revealed that 52% of the 2,000 UK adults surveyed agreed that pets helped elevate their mood in times of distress and upset, whilst one in five pet owners would be most likely to turn to their pets for comfort.

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