The Powerful Prescription of Pets

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Drawing of a dog and cat with phrase: Studies show the bond between people and pets does wonders for our health and well-being.

Sure, you love your pet.  What may surprise you is how your pet loves you back.

97 percent of physicians believe there are health benefits to having a pet, mental as well as physical. Check out this video — created in partnership with Mason Turner, MD, psychiatrist and director, Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California — about what powerful medicine our pets can provide.

Not ready to commit to a pet?  Humans are good for you, too.