“Dogs are man’s best friend.” It’s a saying we have all heard before, but it has never seemed more true. The unconditional love and overall energetic presence of dogs may improve your health. While research on the topic may be slim, it seems that the love of our furry friends may bring us joy and happiness along with motivation to live a healthier lifestyle.
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Dogs may cure sadness. While every day may not be the best day of your life, your canine companion will always give you a sense of purpose. Whether your dog is looking for someone to cuddle with, a playmate, or someone to feed them, you are their first choice. They depend on you, and on your worst days that can make all the difference.
Dogs may motivate exercise. Active dogs are excellent work out buddies. Now senior dogs, may not be able to walk as far as they used to, but they are still ready to get out and walk around. Not only do active dogs enjoy a nice long walk, they will also enjoy running with you. If your dog is slowing down, adding DGP to their diet may improve their mobility enough to keep your work out buddy healthy and active.
Dogs may make more friends. Traveling around town with your pet may bring more attention to you than if you were alone. This coupled with visiting local dog spots may bring new people into your life. Bonding over a love of furry friends is the quickest way to make friends after all.
Remember these potential health benefits when you are looking for a new four-legged addition to your family.
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