9 Ways Pets Help Raise Good, Healthy Kids

No question about it, pets are great for children!

Except … people do ask questions, actually. Plenty of parents wonder whether the natural risks inherent in owning a pet (they’re animals after all), who may bite or scratch, as well as carrying the possibility of allergies, outweigh any benefits.

Well, here’s some scientific evidence that proves once and for all that getting a pet is one of the best things you can do for a kid!