Supporting HEALTH and HAPPINESS
Ask a pet owner what they love about their pet and, chances are, they’ll mention the love and affection from their pet, the fun that pets add to a home, or the joy of having an exercise buddy. In fact, in its 2017-2018 survey of national pet owners, the American Pet Products Association found that over 80% of pet owners named companionship as a benefit of pet ownership and over 65% said their pets relieve stress or help them relax.
At Mars Petcare, we’re fortunate to have the expertise of the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, which collaborates with the world’s foremost scientific institutions in its study of the nutrition and wellbeing of pet and their benefits for people. WALTHAM has published over 600 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Below is a look at some of their amazing findings about the power of pets.
And, check out our Pets Matter videos to meet some real pets and see the impact they have.