It’s no surprise: people love their pets! A recent survey showed that 68% of American households have a pet, and there are major benefits to pet ownership. Taking regular walks with your dog can improve your fitness and help you meet new people, while playing with your cat can help decrease stress levels and make you feel happier. That’s not all; pets provide love, companionship, and a sense of purpose.
Whether you already have an animal friend or you’re thinking of adding a new one, the library can help you learn about the needs of your pets! Do you want to learn all about the physical and emotional health of your pets? Start with one of these books:
Are you interested in feel-good stories about our relationships with animals?
Pets benefit us in so many ways! Make sure to take some time this May to thank that special pet in your life.