Pets help with the overall growth of kids

‘Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened’ – Anatole France

Having a pet is like having a best friend for life. Pets can help in the growth of kids in numerous ways just by loving them.

Some of the reasons as to why every family should pet an animal –

  • CONSTANT COMPANIONSHIP

Pets can be a great source of comfort for kids. Whenever kids feel angry, sad or happy they turn to their pets. Petting and cuddling a pet has been proven to be quiet effective to relieve stress and help in relaxation.

Having a pet as a friend also satisfies children and it helps them in building stronger ties.

  • LEARNING RESPONSIBILITY

Having a pet at a younger age helps children to learn responsibility and to engage productively. It teaches kids to handle the pets and taking over their responsibility by understanding what the pet needs.

  • LEADS TO FAMILY BONDING

Having a pet leads to an increase in bonding especially amongst siblings. The habits and tricks of a pet are discussed more leading to a special connect within a family. It promotes an extremely happy and healthy bonding.

  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

Nowadays, with the higher level of addiction towards the internet, kids do not get enough physical activity. Having pets requires one to engage in a lot of physical activities such as playing or feeding them and that increases the level of activities leading to a healthier lifestyle.

  • DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY

The motive of pets as we understood is to spread happiness. They do not worry about anything; they are always cheerful and happy. Humans at times forget to live simply and pets teach them, that happiness is a priority and one needs to live on that motive.

  • DEVELOPING SOCIAL SKILLS

It is proven the children that grow up in families that have pets are seen to develop better social skills and a higher self-esteem.  They are also able to interact well with others in the society because of their self-confidence.

The atmosphere of homes that have dogs is very positive.

Pets enter our lives with a lifelong guarantee to keep us happy.

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