Having pets is an integral part of our lives for they provide unconditional love, immeasurable joy, and enrichment. In fact, a great number of families in the country own pet dogs. And most of these families have a child or two. This shows that families enjoy having pets at home and they want to share it to their offspring as well.
Children at some point have nagged parents on and on about having pet dogs. This is because they tend to think all the fun benefits of owning a pet. However, not all parents are open to the idea of allowing their kids to have pet dogs. Little do they know that dogs provide many benefits for children. These benefits range from health to physical to social developments of the child.
One such good example of an advantage to having a pet dog is lowered stress levels. Cuddling with our four-legged companions could help lower loneliness, stress, and anxiety. In fact, the benefit of lowering stress level is the biggest advantage there is to having pet dogs with children at home.
Thus, the relaxation and relief provided by pet dogs to children, and parents, yield great health benefits. This translates to fewer visits to the doctor, decreased number of illnesses and health problems in a year, and decreased risks for various diseases.
Below, you will find a well-thought of and organized colorful infographic. It has more tips and details of the many advantages to letting children grow up with dogs. We want to highlight that owning a dog could be a delightful experience for the children and the family.
This is a Guest post from Jenny from herepup.com. Thank you Jenny.