People with insecure attachment styles tend to have strong emotional bonds with pets, study finds

Unlike parents or teachers, pets are never critical and don’t give orders. They are always loving and their mere presence at home can help provide a sense of security in children. Having an ever-present pet can help ease separation anxiety in children when mom and dad aren’t around. Pet owners over age 65 make 30 percent fewer visits to their doctors than those without pets. Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets. Pets have evolved to become acutely attuned to humans and our behavior and emotions.

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Pet ownership by animals in the wild, as an analogue to the …