Health News: Study finds pet owners to have better mental health.

10:37 AM, Jul 18, 2011   |    comments
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Having a pet is good for your mental health!

A new study out of Miami University in Ohio finds pet owners have better self-esteem, are less lonely, more physically fit and more extraverted than non-owners.

The research looked at three studies of over two hundred adults.

It also found pet owners were just as close to their animals as they were to their friends.

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