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Pet Peeves of a Peeved Pet /
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Pet Peeves of a Peeved Pet
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But, donít take it from me alone.
In one study I read, Dr. Judith Siegel from the
University of California, Los Angeles reviewed the
behavior of 938 Medicare enrollees and reported in
the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
that elderly people who owned a pet needed
fewer doctor visits. (And they wonder what I do all
Yet, when the health of your loved
one is at stake by keeping a pet, a serious
discussion with their physician is in order.
And it is important to consider having a pet trust
in place detailing your loved oneís wishes for their
petís care if they should die before the pet.
Garyís coming back now, so I have
to stop typing. Donít tell him weíve been talking,
but take it from meóa pet can be a wonderful source
of comfort for your loved one. As long as you
make sure that they are being cared for as well as
they care for their owners.