There are so many benefits of having a pet including getting out and exercising, socializing, and companionship. Having a pet can also help reduce stress levels and help us improve our mood. Plus, you can't put a price tag on the loyalty your pet will show you.

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We asked you to share some of your most adorable and cutest pictures of your furever four-legged friends. Do you have the most cutest pup or maybe a purrrrrfectly adorable cat?

Take a look at some of South Jersey's most adorable pets thanks to you!

South Jersey's Most Adorable Pets That Will Melt Your Heart

South Jersey's most adorable and cutest pets submitted to us by listeners

LOOK: Stunning animal photos from around the world

From grazing Tibetan antelope to migrating monarch butterflies, these 50 photos of wildlife around the world capture the staggering grace of the animal kingdom. The forthcoming gallery runs sequentially from air to land to water, and focuses on birds, land mammals, aquatic life, and insects as they work in pairs or groups, or sometimes all on their own.

LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs

To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.