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Health benefits of having a dog in the house

Do you have a dog/dogs at home? Do we need to treat them as one of our family members too? Just like human beings, we also have to take good care of our pets. They need to be treated also as a part of a family, not just as a pet that serves as a happy companion in the house. They are a blessing from above. So, we have to love them as well. Furthermore, they all have something to impart in our life.

Here are some of the health benefits that a dog can give to the owner:

  • According to studies, the bond between the dog and the owner can increase physical fitness. Brisk walking with your dog early in the morning can help your blood to circulate well. They motivate you to exercise and can help you achieve overall health.
  • A dog can boost your mental health, relieves your stress and anxiety in life.
  • They can help with your emotional health too, they lessen or removes your feeling of loneliness. Gives you comfort and love, thus making you happy daily.
  • They also can help with your social well-being, when you walk around with your dog in the park, there are high chances that you can also meet other pet owners who can talk and socialize with you.
  • A dog can also help you with the feeling of security, they have a heightened sense of hearing and smelling which can alert you of a danger.

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6 thoughts on “Health benefits of having a dog in the house

  1. The Dragon's Picnic

    Dogs are such a special addition to any family and they always contribute much more than they take.

    1. momsjourney

      Yes you’re right! Their selfless love and innocence really captures a heart
      ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ•…

  2. Stephen Sovie

    Our dogs are part of the family. My husband and I refer to them as “our kids”.

    1. momsjourney

      Yes they are๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•
      Thanks for visiting this post…
      God bless…

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