Shrinking It Down: The Importance of Pets (Season 1, Episode 4)


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Whether they have fur, scales, tail or no tail, pets can improve the mental and emotional health of children and teens. They teach important life skills about responsibility and dependability, and they love us unconditionally through hard life lessons. It’s no wonder we love them, too!

Today, Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman discuss the importance of pets through the lens of both child psychiatrists and proud animal parents who’ve experienced the benefits first hand.

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Sara Rattigan

Sara Rattigan, Communications Director

Sara Rattigan, MS is the communications director for The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and a public health communicator whose passion has always centered around innovative app...

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