Infographic: How pets make us happier

Infographic: How pets make us happier


Check out the full article via Huffington Post Healthy Living here.

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  1. I love the idea of having dogs around the office!

  2. I’ll bet this is little surprise to pet owners! I see the thought behind better sleep without a dog in the bed, but I think I actually sleep better with my pooch. Maybe that’s just justification, though.

  3. Rebecca Taylor July 17, 2014 at 1:22 pm · Reply

    Unfortunately, we lost our dog at Christmas time. It was horrible and miserable; we were all crying for days after we put her down. But having a dog was the best, and we missed her so much we adopted a new dog a few months later. While he has his on set of issues we are helping him work through, it is so nice to have him around the house.

  4. We had to put our cat down too recently after being really sick. He definitely did contribute to the atmosphere at the house – you just couldn’t NOT be happy when he was around! We all miss him so much, and are hoping to adopt a pet soon.

  5. I have puppy fever right now. Pets definitely cheer me up and make my day!

  6. I’ve wanted a dog my whole life! I always thought I would get a Christmas present that had holes punch in and puppy inside. Unfortunately, my family is the buys type are rarely around the house – it wouldn’t be fair to the dog. So instead, I am neighborhood dog sitter! Always brightens my day.

  7. Bringing pets to work would brighten anyone’s day!

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