S4 Ep8: Is Owning A Pet Good For Our Health?
With the average Brit spending up to £1100 per year on their pet, it’s clearly a big commitment to make. But with benefits such as improvements to our mental health and well-being, we wanted to celebrate our furry friends!
In this episode we discuss:
- Cats vs Dogs
- What growing up with pets taught us
- The benefits owning a pet can bring
- Commitments and costs involved in pet ownership
- Pet bereavement
- Alternatives to owning a pet
- Our favourite social media animal accounts
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Sources and Links to Items DiscussedThe Mood Boosting Power of Pets (an article by HelpGuide) : https://www.helpguide.org/articles/mental-health/mood-boosting-power-of-dogs.htm
10 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet (an article by Woman's Day): https://www.womansday.com/life/pet-care/a2352/10-health-benefits-of-owning-a-pet-116238/
Smoothie the Cat : https://www.instagram.com/smoothiethecat/
Nala Cat : https://www.instagram.com/nala_cat/
Henry The Colorado Dog & Baloo The Cat : https://www.instagram.com/henrythecoloradodog/
Juniper Fox (and friends) : https://www.instagram.com/juniperfoxx/
Pippa's Kittens Errol and Wilfred : https://www.instagram.com/errolandwilf
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