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Category: Pet Ownership

Can Pets Prevent Substance Abuse?

Published on March 28, 2018 under Pet Ownership
Can Pets Prevent Substance Abuse?

A common reason parents get a household pet (or even better, a pet that ‘belongs’ solely to a child) is to teach responsibility. But how can getting a pet prevent kids from trying drugs due to things like peer pressure, a desire to rebel, or as an attempt to self-medicate?

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