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References for “Our pet causes”

Allen K, et al. "Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs," Psychosomatic Medicine (2002), Vol. 64, pp. 727-739.

Brown SG. "Relationships among dog ownership and leisure-time walking in Western Canadian adults," American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Februrary 2006), Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 131-136.

McNicholas J, et al. "Pet ownership and human health: a brief review of evidence and issues," BMJ (2005), Vol. 331, pp. 1252-1254.

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