Dogs canbe there for you even when people can’t. They offer unconditional love,emotional support, and constant cuddles that help stave off social isolation. Asmall Australian study discoveredthat dog ownership reduces loneliness.
Yourcanine companion can offer comfort and ease your worries. Multiple studies show that dogs and therapy dogshelp alleviate stress and anxiety.
Thoselong treks along sidewalks, trails, and paths add up. A 2019 British study discovered that dogowners are nearly four times more likely than non-dog owners to meet dailyphysical activity guidelines. Dog owners spend nearly 300 minutes every weekwalking with their dogs. That’s 200 more minutes walking than people without apup of their own.