If you’re a pet person, you won’t need to be told how relaxing it is to just spend time with your pet, but did you know that keeping pets actually has health benefits too? You probably knew that cats, dogs and large animals all provide us with the feel good factor, but even pets as small as fish bring us plenty of mental health benefits.

The following infographic by Fishkeeping World is a visual, easy to read round up all the best research that has been carried out into aquariums and how they improve mental health and reduce stress.  It looks at what ‘fish therapy’ is, and how fish can bring peace and tranquillity into our everyday lives.

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15 Ways Fish Reduce Stress & Improve Mental Health

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