Persuasive Essay: Why You Should Get A Pet?

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Why You Should Get a Pet?
Have you ever thought of getting a pet? Maybe a dog, cat, bird, or even a guinea pig? Pets can actually help you have health benefits that can make a huge difference to your life. Just the presence of a cat can lead to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels and reduce stress. Also, kids with reading difficulties can read to their pets to help them get better at reading. In my opinion, I think you should get a pet because it can help you have better health, reduce stress, and pets can also help you learn. First, in my opinion,I think you should have a pet because it can help your health. Also, research by the Journal Pediatrics showed that children who live in a home with a dog or cat during
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Pets are a great way to reduce stress. “It is not easy to deal with our fears and stresses, however, spending time with animals can makes us feel better.” Says Stanley Popovich. Animals can help us to relax and help us to focus on the good things in our lives. This will help us to focus positively on any situation. Playing with animals is one of the best ways to reduce stress. One way to reduce stress is you could take your dog on a walk, sing to your dog, or read a book to your dog. Doing this will give you a fresh perspective on things, and make you not as …show more content…
Kids who having reading difficulties can read to their pet to help their reading grade. It's scientifically proven that reading to a dog can help you be better at reading by more than 12%. When you read out loud to a dog you can practice fluency, grammar, and punctuation.
Also, some people did a study in Aug. 2011 about if dogs can help you read. In the study they did the study on 18 second graders. They were divided into two groups, one group read aloud to an adult for 30 minutes once a week, and the other group read out loud to a dog. They called it the Reading Education Assistance Dogs project (R.E.A.D.) They found that the children who read to a dog saw a slight increase in their words-per-minute reading rate, where the children who read to a human experienced a slight decrease.
Therefore, have you ever thought of getting a pet, because pets can actually help you have health benefits that can make a huge difference to your life. The presence of a cat can lead to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels and reduce stress. Also kids with reading difficulties can read to their pets to help them get better at reading. This is why I think you should get a

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