Top 5 Mental Health Benefits of Having a Pet

Author(s): Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI)

Top 5 Mental Health Benefits of Having a Pet

There are so many benefits to owning a pet. According to HABRI’s survey, the majority of pet owners reported experiencing health benefits as a result of having pets in their lives:

  • 74% of pet owners reported improved mental health from pet ownership
  • 75% of pet owners reported an improvement in a friend’s or family member’s mental health from pet ownership

An infographic on the top 5 mental health benefits of having a pet

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Top 5 Mental Health Benefits of Having a Pet
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Top 5 Mental Health Benefits of Having a Pet
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There are so many benefits to owning a pet. According to HABRI’s survey, the majority of pet owners reported experiencing health benefits as a result of having pets in their lives.
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