We know all about the benefits of owning a pet. Having a friend from the planet Animal is great for your physical health, your emotional welfare and, really, your overall well-being. [caption id="attachment_11847" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Pets just have a way of making us smile (photography: Liz West)."] [/caption] As much as we could wax poetic about how much we love our friends for all they do for us, sometimes the fewer the words the better. Some animal-loving friends from south of the border show us the benefits of pet adoption and ownership [HTML1] How has having a pet enriched your life?