16 Ways Pet Ownership Improves Your Health


16. Help an Autistic Child Focus

Another condition that can be helped with a pet is autism. Whether it’s an adult or a child, a pet can really help an autistic person learn to focus, and feel calm and supported. Sensory integration activities, like playing with animals, helps an autistic child learn to interact with other people and get used to strange sights, smells and feelings.

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