There are many well documented reasons why household pets help people of all ages. They help reduce stress and that helps improve physical and mental health outcomes.
Pets have been used in therapy to help relieve anxiety before and after surgery and during treatment of other physical and emotional conditions. Exams time can be extremely stressful for students so universities, knowing this, have developed opportunities for students to play with puppies and kittens.
Pets in family settings help members interact with one another; they help children develop interactive skills and they take the edge off loneliness and/or depression.
It's no surprise that the number of pets being purchased and adopted, during Covid 19, has increased…