If you don't have a dog yet, you'll be encouraged on getting one after reading this post. One of the things that you'll notice about dogs is that they are active and playful. They are perfect buddies for walking or running. Making it a habit to walk or run with your pet around the neighborhood is a good exercise for you. As you know, this is a vital part of staying fit and healthy.
Dogs are amazing stress relievers, as they help decrease the chemicals in your body that make you feel bad, while increasing the chemicals that make you feel good. Lower stress level also contributes to lower blood pressure.
According to a study, participants who had interactions with dogs had lower blood pressure even when they were under a stressful situation. Dogs can also help combat depression. One of the reasons for this is that they are good listeners allowing owners to talk to them without having to worry on what they have to think or say.
To give you a better insight on the healthy benefits of dogs to humans, we created this amazing infographic.
Check out the eye-catching illustration below and be wowed with the positive impact of dogs to your health:
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