Pet Exposure may Reduce Allergy and Obesity – ScienceDaily

The latest findings from Kozyrskyj and her team’s work on fecal samples collected from infants registered in the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study build on two decades of research that show children who grow up with dogs have lower rates of asthma.

Source: Pet exposure may reduce allergy and obesity: Research shows having a dog early in life may alter gut bacteria in immune-boosting ways — ScienceDaily

When the kids were little we didn’t have furry friends in the house.  We thought this would be bad for the allergies.  Turns out we may have been wrong.

Your Mother and I apologize for your childhood canine deprivation syndrome.

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2 Replies to “Pet Exposure may Reduce Allergy and Obesity – ScienceDaily”

    1. Thanks for the kind words. Parents are not perfect. Sometimes there are doubts and regrets. Clearly not having a dog as a child drove him (and maybe many others) towards a two dog adulthood.

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