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New research that having a pet dog can help to children's stress. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA that petting a dog is a great way to stressed kids. Researchers at 643 children aged six and seven over an 18-month period. They that children who have a pet dog suffer from less stress than children without a dog. The researchers said that just twelve per cent of children with pets signs of stress. This with 21 per cent of children with no dog. The research will as no surprise to the parents of children who have a dog. They have always that a dog is great for helping a child's development and mental health.

A researcher said there are many things about the research that she is still unclear about. She said she did not if less anxious children have pet dogs, or if it is the other way round and pet dogs children less anxious. She said the research just a link between pet dogs and children's stress. She said pet dogs children conversations. This can often difficult for children to do and can them stress. The researchers also said a pet dog can a source of comfort for children. The dog can also act as a friend to a small child, who tells the pet all his or her secrets and stories. Sometimes the dog so important that its name can be the first word the child .

 
 

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