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Why people will give their lives to save their pets

The studies on humans' attachment to pets is well-charted territory, as are health benefits associated with caring for animals. Science has shown that owning a pet can help lower blood pressure, reduce stress, ease social anxiety, decrease doctors visits, and relieve depression. It's an incredible overallĀ ...

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