1.> raising responsible pet owners
2.> pets help with learning
3.>pets provide comfort>>>Animals are also a great source of comfort. Dr. Melson asked a group of 5-year-old pet owners what they did when they felt sad, angry, afraid, or when they had a secret to share.
4.>pets encourage nurturing
5.>pets keep kids healthy>>> research tracked a group of 474 babies from birth to about age 7. He found that the children who were exposed to two or more dogs or cats as babies were less than half as likely to develop common allergies as kids who had no pets in the home. Children who had animals had fewer positive skin tests to indoor allergens -- like pet and dust-mite allergens -- and also to outdoor allergens such as ragweed and grass.
6.>pets build family bonds