Pets, Especially Dogs, Help During Quarantine

Good News Notes:

“Throughout human history, we have used animals for food and for work. But thousands of years ago, we began using them for something else – companionship.

They became our pets.

Pets are a source of comfort and happiness. They give their owners good feelings and a sense of purpose, especially during stressful or difficult times.

And we are, indeed, in stressful times.

In many parts of the world, people are under stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Stuck indoors, many people may feel isolated and lonely.

Having a pet – especially a dog – can help.”

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