Results for - Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

1,496 voters participated in this survey
Do you currently have a pet (cat, dog, or other)?

1. Do you currently have a pet (cat, dog, or other)?

Yes
59%
886 votes
No
34%
509 votes
Undecided
2%
32 votes
Not Applicable
5%
69 votes

2. Being a pet owner (pet guardian) has many health benefits. Which ones are you familiar with?

Cats and dogs are good for the heart.
45%
676 votes
Your pet can help by lowering your cholesterol.
24%
358 votes
Animals can help to fight depression.
56%
843 votes
Pets can keep your blood pressure in check.
36%
541 votes
Your pet can be a good exercise buddy.
46%
681 votes
There are fewer strokes among'st cat owners.
13%
194 votes
Pets can help us recover from trauma.
37%
552 votes
Animals (especially dogs and horses) easily hold the attention of children with Autism.
29%
431 votes
Some dogs can alert their owners that have Diabetes when their blood sugars are too low that they need to grab a snack.
29%
439 votes
Children are most likely to have fewer allergies and stronger immunities growing-up in a home environment with cats or dogs.
21%
321 votes
People with Rheumatoid Arthritis benefit from movements like walking and throwing a Frisbee with their pet.
16%
241 votes
A "seizure dog" is one that has been specially trained to live and work with people who have Epilepsy.
34%
504 votes
People with Alzheimer's have fewer anxious outbursts. Cats seem to be particularly helpful since they require less care than dogs.
16%
245 votes
Specially trained dogs can perform tasks that let people with Parkinson's disease maintain their independence.
24%
356 votes
Cats can tell when their owners are about to have seizures and will do their best to warn them.
18%
269 votes
N/A
24%
361 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes
Do you believe pets can be beneficial to your over-all health?

3. Do you believe pets can be beneficial to your over-all health?

Yes
76%
1,141 votes
No
6%
97 votes
Undecided
9%
129 votes
Not Applicable
9%
129 votes

4. Have you had a pet help you, a family member, or a friend deal with or overcome a health issue?

Yes
33%
489 votes
No
44%
661 votes
Undecided
10%
144 votes
Not Applicable
14%
202 votes
09/08/2015 Pets 1496 27 By: msrcms

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