Pets make us happy but maybe not healthy
Originally aired: Monday, August 8, 2011
If you enter the home of a typical American, you'll probably spot a dog or a cat, maybe a hamster or a goldfish. About 70 million households are home to pets, too. Most people think that pets make us happier and healthier. But one dog lover and animal researcher is challening the convention wisdom. Listen to what Tim Haeck learned.