Nothing compares to the joy of coming home to a loyal companion. Did you know that an estimated 68% of the U.S. households have a pet? That’s crazy! The NIH/Mars Partnership is funding a range of studies focused on the relationship we have with animals. Researchers are looking into how animals might influence child development. They’re studying animal interactions with kids who have autism, ADHD, and other conditions. Animals over all can serve as a source of comfort and support.
Are you intrigued?? For more information go to newsinhealth.nih.gov