Humans living amongst pets are known to have a very diverse population of microbes than those who do not come in contact with these domesticated animals. The microbes imparted by the pets have positive attributes that are responsible for improved ability to fight infections and children tend to have less allergic response. It is not surprising that pet therapy is becoming a common remedy in many institutions including universities where students can relieve their exams worries by petting a pet, an activity conducive to millions of microbial exchange thus cementing the bonding between the participants. This natural way of healing is bound to offer plenty of opportunities to improve human health.
Bon Voyage into the microbial world