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4 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Senior a Pet

Getting a senior a pet

Ongoing research seeks to pinpoint the therapeutic benefits of pet ownership (such as reduced blood pressure), but we don’t really need science to tell us about the many ways pets enhance our lives. They offer amusement, loyal companionship and unconditional love. No wonder 57 per cent of Canadian households own a pet. Pet ownership can hold…