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Unconditional Love: Teaching an old dog new tricks

According to the Human Society, 62 percent of American households owned at least one pet 2012. While a majority of families keep pets as valuable family members, seniors citizens specifically can benefit from the companionship with these animals.

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Bob and Emily Lewis own two four-year-old Golden Retrievers.

There are numerous reasons why people find comfort and significance in their relationships with pets. But what are the specific advantages and disadvantages to senior citizens owning and caring for a pet?

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