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Pets may relieve stress for parents of kids with autism

New York: Researchers have found that a family pet can lead to strong bonds and reduced stress for both children with autism and their parents. According to the study, parents of children with autism report higher levels of stress on average than parents of typically developing kids. “Some kids with autism have specific sensitivities, so […]

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Vet who comes back to Odisha to give healing touch to animals

Bhubaneswar: With the Twin City denizens taking more interest in keeping pets in their homes, there is a growing demand for pet care facilities. Despite being home to a good veterinary college, Bhubaneswar lacked proper healthcare for the pets in the past. Meet Jasmeet Singh, a young man from a small border town of RS […]

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Pet-free city upbringing raises mental illness risk: Study

New York: Children raised without pets in an urban setting are more vulnerable to mental illness than those raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, says a new study. Kids raised in rural settings may grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental […]

Pets outnumber children in Brazil

Rio de Janerio: Pets have outnumbered children in Brazilian households, according to an official report released yesterday by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), a media report said today. There are 52.2 million pet dogs in Brazil, while the number of children aged 0 to 14 is 44.9 million, which indicates a margin […]