(FOX NEWS) — Having a dog may help in your child’s development.
A study published in the journal “Pediatric Research” finds toddlers with a dog at home, were 30 percent less likely to have conduct and peer problems at school when compared to students who didn’t own dogs.
Pre-schoolers from dog-owning families also had increased odds of having better social behaviors.
The australian study used data from a survey of more than 16-hundred families with children between the ages of 2 and 5.
The surveys were done between 2015 and 2018.
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