18 touching photos that explain why every child should grow up with a pet

Animals bring a certain type of joy, comfort and loyalty that better our day-to-day lives. Without meaning to, our pets play a huge factor in our physical and emotional health. Life is always better with them by our side. For these reasons and many others, every child should have the chance to grow up with a pet. There will taught valuable life lessons they could only learn from a furry friend. Whether it be a dog or cat, here are 18 reasons why you should adopt a pet into the family. Share this sweet article with your pet-loving friends.

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#1 They will learn how to selflessly love and take care of another being.

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#2 They’ll be your kid’s designated guardian dog. No one will mess with your little human.

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#3 Kids who grow up with pets display higher levels of emotional intelligence and self-esteem, reported by Oprah.

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#4 Kids with pets normally get outside more. In return, the duo will reap the health benefits such as living an active lifestyle and having lower blood pressure.

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#5 Life is always better with your favorite playmate by your side.

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#6 They will learn to love deeply (and gently). Pets have that effect on us.

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#6 They’ll feel the purest form of love– unconditional love.

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#7 The world is their playground. They’ll learn to be in the moment by playing in the mud without a care in the world.

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#8 They’ll always have a pillow around.

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#9 Caring for and looking after a pet will teach them responsibility.

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#10 A playing buddy by day and sleeping buddy by night.

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#11 According to New York Times, children who grow up in homes with pets have a stronger immune system. The germs dragged in from the dog is essentially training your kid’s immune system to become a tougher version.

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#12 They’ll make sure to keep all the night time monsters away.

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#13 They have their partner-in-crime to solve problems and share life moments with.

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#14 Loneliness is never an issue.

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#15 Your pet will learn to adapt to any chaotic situation and your kid will always have a muse to practice all their aspirations on.

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#16 Growing up with a pet increases compassion and empathy.

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#17 Your kid will grow up with a friend, pet and protector all in one lovable, furry package.

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#18 They can be a great comforter and companion when life gets hard.

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