The unexpected health benefits of keeping pets

It is said a dog is truly a man’s best friend and a new study has found a link between dog ownership and improved heart health. Yet they aren’t the only pets whom pet owners enjoy the company of and it begs the question, can pets create better health in humans? Dr Janette Young, lecturer in Health Policy, Politics and Promotion, University of South Australia joined the Daily to discuss all this and more with James.

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