• Light of Life Veterinary Clinic
    Light of Life Veterinary Clinic
    Tel: 6243 3282
    Blk 740 Bedok Reservoir Road #01-3165 Singapore 470740
    Opening Hours:
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 12pm-5pm, 8pm-11pm
  • Animal Practice Veterinary Clinic & Surgery
    Animal Practice Veterinary Clinic & Surgery
    Tel: 6288 3929 (24 Hours)
    1015 Upper Serangoon Road #01-00 Singapore 534753
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 9am-12pm, 2pm-5pm, 6pm- 8pm (Closed on Public Holidays)
  • The Animal Clinic
    The Animal Clinic
    Tel: 6776 3450 / 6777 0273
    Block 109 Clementi Street 11 #01-31 Singapore 120109
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri: 9.30am-12noon, 2pm-5pm, 6pm-8.30pm
    Sat: 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm, 6pm-8.30pm
    Sun: 12noon to 4:30pm
  • Toa Payoh Vets
    The Animal Clinic
    Tel: 6254 3326
    Emergency: 9668 6469
    Block 1002, Toa Payoh Lorong 8 #01-1477 Singapore 319074
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri: 9am - 8pm
    Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 9am-5pm
  • Singapore Pet Cremation
    Singapore Pet Cremation
    Tel: 9665 1038
    Opening Hours:
    24 hours

4 Benefits of Becoming a Pet Owner

4 Benefits of Becoming a Pet Owner

4 Benefits of Becoming a Pet Owner

While pets are a lifetime responsibility, pet ownership is a wonderful experience. Not only do they bring countless joy, they are numerous benefits to being a pet owner. From companionship to improving your mental well-being, here are 5 benefits of owning a dog.

Constant Companionship

Companionship is one of the main benefits of owning a dog or any pet. Despite the lack of a common language, they make wonderful companions and have many non-verbal ways of communicating their thoughts. From providing comfort to lending a listening ear, dogs are truly man’s best friend.

Learning Responsibility

Pet ownership is a great way to teach responsibility – especially for families with children. One will learn that pet care is a constant commitment, and there is more to owning a pet than just playtime. From watching your pet’s diet to making time for daily strolls, caring for your furkid will hone one’s sense of responsibility.

Improved Mental Well-Being 4 Benefits of Becoming a Pet Owner

Studies have shown that being around dogs can lower blood pressure and stress levels. Petting, playing and talking to your pet will trigger the release of oxytocin, a type of stress relief hormone. As such, having a furry companion will be beneficial to one’s health.

Staying Active

From its playtimes to exploring new places, pet ownership will see an increase in one’s activity level. In addition to leading a healthier lifestyle, engaging in these activities will also improve the bond between your pet and you.

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