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You will be less likely to develop allergies

There are more and more people allergic to pets, as well as gluten, pollen and so on. However, pet allergy is an allergic reaction to proteins found in an animal’s skin cells, saliva, or urine.

In general, people who suffer from pet allergy experience symptoms when they come into contact with an animal’s dander when they shed. Animal experts usually recommend adopting a hypoallergenic breed if you suffer from a pet allergy, as these breeds don’t shed too much.

Hence, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, people who have grown up around pets won’t suffer from pet allergies as they age.

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