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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Study Shows Pets Help the Elderly to Be Healthier

One of many studies is a release from the Department of Aging and Veterans Services titled "Pets and the Elderly - A Good Mix".

The report says studies showed that people who had a pet were more likely to survive another year after a heart attack and to have less deterioration. Elderly people who had pets in the study were happier than those without pets and functioned better.

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