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, a dog or any pet are given to us in order for them to be taken care off in this wonderful world, 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, and we have to love and take good care of all those pets that are given by our creator, they all have something to impart in our life.

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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 circulation in a good condition. They motivate you to exercise and can help you achieve an 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.

Thank you so much for reading and for visiting this post, please feel free to drop your comments below! Would love to read all of those, have a nice day πŸ’ž.

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4 Comments Add yours

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

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    1. momsjourney says:

      Yes you’re right! Their selfless love and innocence really captures a heart
      πŸ’žπŸ•…

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  2. Stephen Sovie says:

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

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    1. momsjourney says:

      Yes they areπŸ’žπŸ•πŸ•
      Thanks for visiting this post…
      God bless…

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