We all know that rescuing a shelter dog is clearly a great thing for the dog. Once homeless and alone, the rescued dog now has a family, a warm home, and a lot of love.
But in what ways does living with a pet benefit you? Well, you might be surprised to know that the dog you thought you were saving, just might be saving you.
Pet owners typically have lower stress levels, less depression, and go to the doctor considerably less often than those who don’t live with pets. Pretty incredible, right? Read on for more details about how living with pets is good for your health.
One of the great things about owning a dog is that keeping her active means keeping me active. When you walk your dog twice a day, for a mile or more at a time, that’s some pretty awesome exercise for yourself, too.
In what other ways do you think pets are good for your health?