It seems that dog owners are in better shape and happier!
What are the good reasons to adopt a dog?
- Having a dog keeps you in good shape and health, taking him out and playing with him is an effective way to practice the 30 minutes of daily physical activity recommended by the National Health Nutrition Program which allows in particular to: Reduce cholesterol, Lower blood pressure, Increase bone capital, Have a healthier heart.
All dog owners know that it is always nice, when you come home after a long day, to have a real welcome from your dog. A dog is certainly a great way to fight stress and depression. Many studies have shown that interaction with dogs releases hormones serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin which help to reduce the effects of depression.
Children raised with a dog are more resilient and more sociable. They are less prone to allergy and eczema, they have better immune defenses and they like to keep busy and play with him.