Life always changes when you get married, have a child, or lose a job. However studies also show that people change their lives whenever they adopt a pet.

That’s because people now must center their life decisions around their pet’s welfare as well as their own. In addition, people often prefer the company of their pets to that of other people, probably because pets are often cleaner and better behaved than other people.

To learn more about how owning a pet can change your life, click here.