Dogs Protect You Before You're Born

Dogs Protect You Before You're Born

More than cute and cuddly, pets are good for your health. Babies living in homes with pets are 44% less likely to develop an ear infection and 29% less likely to receive antibiotics than babies without pets.

How your dog can protect you before you're born


Key Facts In This Video

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    Bacteria left around the house by dogs and cats provide pregnant women with unseen health benefits. (0:20)

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    In the past 40 years, children living in the Western hemisphere have experienced overreactions to simple allergens at almost double the rate. (1:42)

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