A brief history of human-animal interaction and the use of animals in society!
The relationships between humans and animals is both diverse and complex. Animals play a role in modern society in a variety of ways; companion animals in particular with over half of UK families owning a pet. While they appear to have no set purpose in a household, the psychological and physiological effects of having companion animals can be beneficial to the owner. Studies are beginning to emerge that look at the human-animal interaction and directly at the health benefits