The Benefits of Having a Pet During Online School

Research suggests that dogs have an uncanny ability to positively influence health and relieve stress. A recent study from Tufts University showed that a relationship with companion animals are beneficial, especially during times of stress. We all know how stressful school/work can be at home, so having our pets as company can be very relaxing and could even lead to better grades. Statistics: Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets 76% of people said they could cope with everyday life much better thanks to their pets in a recent study from the Mental Health Foundation

Bianca Terrazas, Allyson Lowe, and Katie Resendez