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Do Your Pets Help Keep You Healthy?


If you’re a loving pet owner then we are proud to finally have a special podcast episode just for you! This week we’re diving into the benefits of having pets and looking at how they can actually help keep you active not only physically but mentally as well.

Embracing pets in your life no matter the breed can have long lasting benefits and add value to the things we do every day. Staying active is also an important aspect of aging and pet ownership can help contribute to this as well.

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Some of Meredith’s personal experiences in working with clients and their reasons for owning a pet and how it affects their lifestyle.

2). Some of the physical benefits you gain from owning an active pet and how your body has to work during everyday care an maintenance.

3). If you are considering pet ownership, some of Meredith’s bet tips on what to consider when searching for the right pet that will fit your active lifestyle.

4). Many of the mental and emotional benefits that come with caring for a pet in your home and how it can be a positive experience for someone who my be struggling with certain aspect in life.


5). How pet ownership of many types of animals and not just dogs and cats can have a positive affect on our lives like birds, rabbits or even farm animals.

Originally published March 01, 2022

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