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The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
The Health Benefits of Dogs
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The Health Benefits of Dogs

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The Health Benefits of Dogs. A presentation about the mental and physical health benefits owning a dog can bring you. …

The Health Benefits of Dogs. A presentation about the mental and physical health benefits owning a dog can bring you.

This is my special way of saying thank you to my lovely dog for all those 'walkies' we've had together.

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    Please Don’t Forget …

    DOGs Suffer from Allergies Too !
    .
    Is Your Itchy DOG [Allergy] SAD ?

    After finding out that 85% of our Paw Chewing, Itchy, Gunky Ear DOGs =
    ALLERGY to the Same Pollens, Mites & Molds that We Suffer From …

    I found a DVM Derm / 100% Natural Product called ( Crazzy ) Doggy GOO !

    But GOO Pet Parents say GOO Works !

    Via a GOO-Licious Peanut Butter Treat ..
    GOO builds Tolerance to 8 Pollens, 4 Mites & 3 Molds .

    EASY !
    A Tasty Treat that Fights Enviro Allergies !

    WIN / WIN
    A Happy Dog & A Happy Pet Parent !
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  • Amazing slide - 100% true :)
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  • @WAKSTER_Ltd You're 100% right. I love all dogs and this was my tribute to them.
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  • We have a dog in our studio - she's the best stress buster ever. Listening to her rhythmic snoring is far more effective than Prozac :)
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    A DOG is More than Man’s / Woman’s Best Friend ..

    They are Actually HEALTHY for You !

    Body / Mind & Soul !

    Thanks to Vjestica in Yorkshire UK
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  • 1. Benefits ofHealth
  • 2. Firs t Some Rules:Dogs are a commitment {Years, not Days}Dogs need exercise too you know!Check you can afford & care for aDog first (before owning one)
  • 3. A Dogis more thanMan’s Best Friend
  • 4. Dogs are also Good for: Improved Cardiovascular Fitness Reduced Blood Pressure
  • 5. We Love an Active Lifestyle
  • 6. Help you Reach YourFitnes s Goals
  • 7. Good atMaintain ing your weight
  • 8. A Quiet 30 mins with me:   Increased dopamine andendorphins associated with happiness Decreased levels of cortisol a stress hormone
  • 9. Were Better than MedicationVS.
  • 10. Fewer allergies and less wheezing and asthma in children exposed to pets during infancy.
  • 11. ell giv e you…And w
  • 12. UnconditionalLOVE
  • 13. “There is no p sychiatrist inpuppy licking the world like your face.” - B a en Williams
  • 14. ImprovedSelf-Esteem
  • 15. People with pets havemore self-esteem andfeel less lonely thanpeople without pets.
  • 16. Did we men tion were cute?
  • 17. Patients with Alzheimers Disease showedincreased calmness and improved socialinteractions when they received visits fromGolden Retrievers.
  • 18. Fewer doctor visitsper year for elderly dog owners than non-owners.
  • 19. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is thatyou may make a fool of yourself with him,and not only will he not scold you, but hewill make a fool of himself, too.”- Samuel Butler
  • 20. Dogs can improve your mood
  • 21. Dog owner s were found tobe as em otionally close totheir dogs as they were theirclosest fa mily members.
  • 22. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it.Humans are sometimes lacking it.”~ Cesar Millan
  • 23. ed uction ofGreater r lar stress uca rdiovasc ep resence respo nse in th to m parison of a dog in co s. r spouse friends o
  • 24. Dogs are miracles with paws.- Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
  • 25. Show YourSUPPORT
  • 26. Thanks to these Sources:BBC News – Dog-owners ‘lead healthier lives’ (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6279701.stm)RSPA Australia (http://rspca.org.au)National Pet Month (http://nationalpetmonth.org.uk)Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (http://www.ovma.org)Pets Are Wonderful Support (http://www.pawssf.org)Cesar Millan (http://www.cesarsway.com/)Flickr Photos:Image Slide 17 by Sonja Lovas Sonja LovasImage Slide 20 by Rennett Stowe Rennett StoweImage Slide 21 by Mark Hanna bobmarley753
  • 27. Studies & Research Cited:Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Friends With Benefits: On the Positive Consequences ofPet OwnershipAllen, K.M., Blascovich, J. (2002). Cardiovascular reactivity and thepresence of pets, friends and spouses: the truth about cats and dogs.Psychosomatic Medicine 64:727-739.Gern, J., Reasdon, C., Hoffjan, S., Li, Z., Rogberg, K., Neaville, W., Carlson-Dakes, K., Alder, K.,Hamilton, R., Anderson, E.,Gilbertson White, S., Tisler, C., Dasilva, D., Anklam, K.,Mikus, L., Rosenthal,L., Ober, C., Gangon, R., Lemanske, R. (2004). Effects of dog ownership and genotype on immunedevelopment and atopy in infancy. J Clinical Immunology.113(2):307-314.McCabe, B.W., Baun, M.M., Speich, D., Agrawal, S. (2002).Resident dog in alzheimers special care unit. Western Journal ofNursing Research 24(6):684-69Siegel, J.M. (1990). Stressful life events and use of physiciansservices among the elderly: the moderating role of pet ownership. JPers Soc Psychol 58:1081-1086Flynn, C. (2000). Battered women and their animal companions:Symbolic interaction between human and nonhuman animals. Society& Animals, 8(2) 99-127.Odendaal, J. (2000). Animal-assisted therapy - magic or medicine?J Psychosomatic Research 49(4):275-280
  • 28. Thank you!   Keep on Loving your Dogs!Designed By:*Don’t forget to follow me on SlideShare

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