Join Gaia Mather, ND (’90), an assistant professor at NUNM, as she weighs in on the therapeutic benefits of having a pet. From unconditional love and acceptance (is there anything better?!), to improved cardio benefits, owning a pet has so many benefits. In fact, studies have shown that your entire immune system may be stronger due to your furry friend. Read more benefits and see what else Dr. Mather has to say about the abundant therapeutic advantages of pet ownership in this AANMC article.