Children who are raised with animals from a young age are exposed to an assortment of bacteria that reside on their pets. Furry family members can bring countless 'healthy' bacteria found in nature inside the home which is carried on their paws and fur. It's this exposure to a diverse range of beneficial bacteria that experts believe is responsible strengthening a child's immune system. There is a diverse range of bacteria living in your child's gut and animal exposure helps to increase the different types of bacteria and the more bacteria the better. These microbes work...