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9 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Pet This Thanksgiving

9 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Pet This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the one time of year that we actively look at our lives and express appreciation for the things we too often take for granted. This Thanksgiving, let's remember to honor our pets and the many things they do to make our lives better. We at EntirelyPets have assembled a list of the top 9 reasons to be thankful for your pet. We hope that you and your family (pets included) have a very happy Thanksgiving!

1. Pets are always there for us.

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Pets can be some of the most loyal friends we will ever have. Not only do pets stand by their owners but they'll even wait for them when they're gone.

They Make us Laugh

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Pets can do some very unexpected, and often strange, things. A lot of the time those actions can have some pretty hilarious consequences!

They Protect Our Homes and Family

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Whether it's dangerous intruders or simply pesky pests, pets help make sure that your home is safe from unwanted visitors.

Pets Can Keep You Healthy!

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Having a pet can lead to lower blood pressure and a healthier heart through their ability to relieve stress and improve mood. Speaking of which...

Pets Keep Us Calm and Happy!

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Pets can help keep us social and support us when we're feeling down. Their presence helps us relax and is even considered therapeutic.

They Make Us Feel Needed

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Pets can add purpose to our lives. Some pets are even used to treat depression, because being responsible for another life is shown to be beneficial to those suffering from depression.

Pets Keep Us Company!

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Sometimes it's just nice to have a friend who is always around and willing to spend time with you- even if you're just relaxing.

Pets Keep Us Warm During the Winter

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Pets love to cuddle up with us and, as winter approaches, this means that we need one less blanket to stay warm during the coldest season of the year.

And They Help Around the House...

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OK- not all pets can fetch a can of beer, but sometimes tricks can come in handy. Whether your pet fetches the mail, or simply wakes you up before work in the morning- pets can afford us some pretty nice luxuries.

Why are you thankful for your pet? Let us know with a comment below!

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