1: 1. Reduce stress and anxiety 2. Lower blood pressure 3. Improve mental health

2: 4. Boost immunity 5. Help with loneliness 6. Aid in recovery from illness

3: 7. Increase physical activity 8. Provide companionship 9. Alleviate depression symptoms

4: 10. Reduce risk of heart attack 11. Improve overall well-being

5: 12. Offer unconditional love 13. Improve social skills

6: 14. Teach responsibility 15. Decrease feelings of isolation

7: 16. Improve mood and happiness 17. Foster a sense of purpose

8: 18. Provide entertainment 19. Create a sense of routine

9: 20. Enhance quality of life 21. Bring joy and laughter