Why do people have pets

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Jared Augenstein Intro Psychology Why Do People Have Pets? As somebody who has lived around pets all of his life, I hadn’t thought about this question very much until now. The question can be interpreted in a variety of ways; there are of course the practical reasons, as well as the spiritual and mental reasons why people have pets. I myself currently have a dozen or so fish, a border collie named Shayna, and a mischievous cat named Mr. Mittens 1 . I appreciate my pets for different reasons, from the simple beauty of some fish, to the complex companionship of dogs, there are a variety of reasons why people have pets. First, we will deal with the practical; certain dogs are useful for performing certain tasks. Guide dogs help people who are blind or visually impaired navigate their community. Hearing dogs alert a person who is deaf or hearing impaired of sounds like doorbells, smoke alarms, and baby cries. Service dogs help people who have physical disabilities. The police and army also train special dogs to assist in bomb detection and
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