It’s a lot of fun owning pets; they bring us years of amusement, joy, and unwavering companionship. Did you know that pets can also benefit our health? Learn more below from a vet in North Phoenix, AZ.

Lowered Stress

Studies have shown that pet owners are less stressed out and anxious than those who don’t own any pets at all. That’s probably because it’s very helpful to have a trusted confidant and loyal friend!

Exercise

This one is a particular benefit to our dog owners. The many walks that our canine companions require aren’t just good for them—walking regularly is a great health benefit for you, as well! Go on brisk walks with your dog on a daily basis.

Heart Health

Did you know that pet owner generally have better heart health—including lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels—than non-pet owners? It’s likely due to a combination of the above factors; lower stress and regular exercise is great for your heart!

Does your animal companion need veterinary care, vaccinations, or pest-control medications? We’re here to help with all of your pet-care needs. Make an appointment today to have your pet examined at your North Phoenix, AZ vets.