Do House Pets Decrease Common Childhood Allergies?
I have always had dogs as a kid — sometimes multiple dogs. And I never had a single allergy as a kid. And I was also never sick from school. But then again, my parents were not concerned with germs –which are just a part of everyday biology. Not something to be avoided with weird hand sterilizer every 5 minutes, thus ruining a kid’s immune system.
There was a late study showing that babies with exposure to cats and dogs their first year from coming home from the hospital, had a less likely chance of having animal and other allergies later on in life.
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