11 Ways That Dogs Keep Your Body Healthier And More Fit Into Old Age

08 Jul 2015 Animals
11 Ways That Dogs Keep Your Body Healthier And More Fit Into Old Age

It's common knowledge that having a canine companion will make you happier...but did you know that it can also make you healthier? According to a recent scientific study, dog owners roughly the age of 79 had the bodies of those who were a decade younger. What's that mean? That when you own a dog, you can shave years off your age and add them to your lifespan.

Dogs encourage personal activity.

Dogs encourage personal activity.

Once you're motivated, you're more likely to continue on that kick.

Once you're motivated, you're more likely to continue on that kick.

Pups tend to dawdle.

Pups tend to dawdle.

Dogs encourage you to be outside.

Dogs encourage you to be outside.

Canines love to play games.

Canines love to play games.

Chances are, you'll get a good laugh out of your pup at least once a day.

Chances are, you'll get a good laugh out of your pup at least once a day.

Your dog will keep you company.

Your dog will keep you company.

Dogs encourage water cooler chitchat.

Dogs encourage water cooler chitchat.

Your pooch depends on you for her health.

Your pooch depends on you for her health.

Dogs are all-around good workout companions!

Dogs are all-around good workout companions!
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