The aim of this study was to evaluate the perception of persons with fertility disorders regarding pet ownership and its relationship with personal satisfaction and benefits on psicoemotional health. A survey using a questionnaire was conducted. The results showed that 50 and 20% of the persons had dogs and cats as pets respectively. The 88% of persons were very satisfied living with pets. Also, 92% pointed out that their pets provided company and well-being, 87% indicated that felt free of tensions, and 85% mentioned that pets constituted a motive to take better care of themselves. It is concluded that the studied sector perceived personal satisfaction and better emotional health due to pet ownership.
|Publication Title||Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru (RIVEP)|
|Author Address||Instituto Nacional de Endocrinologia (INEN), La Habana, Cuba.firstname.lastname@example.org|
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