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‘When I was accepted to be a puppy parent, I was very excited and could hardly wait for the puppy to arrive. I went to the local charity shops to buy bedding and lots of soft toys and picked up all the necessary equipment from the Hounds for Heroes centre – all I needed was the pup!
Adnan Qureshi, Professor of Neurology at the University of Minnesota, has identified a strong link between cat ownership and a lowered risk of heart attack – even after adjustment for cardiovascular risk factors such as blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol.
There are currently nearly 40 cat cafés in Japan and earlier this year Europe’s first cat café opened up in Austria.
The Netherland Dwarf is one of the smallest pet rabbit breeds. Normally weighing between 500g and 1.6kg, they have compact, round bodies, short necks and large heads in proportion to their size.
More than half of all homes in the UK have a pet that is valued as a family member. As well as providing companionship and unconditional love, pets can teach children about responsibility, respect, empathy, care and consideration.
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