Study after study has shown all of the positive impacts of having an animal companion — less stress, better health, more exercise etcetera. But for many of us, the benefits of having our beloved pet are more intangible than that. Unconditional love? Happiness? Something that cares that you’re feeling down? Indeed, it’s no wonder people have kept pets in their lives for thousands of years.
So what’s your story? How have your pets changed your life? Tell us about it in the comments!