H E A L T H B E N E F I T S O F
O W N I N G A D O G
W H Y Y O U S H O U L D A D P O T A D O G
M A N ' S B E S T F R I E N D
Companionship goes beyond just having another human in
your life. The friendship between a dog and it’s owner is an
incredible bond. The love between a dog and their owner is
something to be cherished.
P H Y S I C A L H E A L T H
O w n i n g a D o g B e n e f i t s Y o u r
Taking your dog for a walk with increase
your physical activity and overall health,
as well as your dog's health too.
Owners who walk their dogs have lower
blood pressure than someone without a
F R E E T H E R A P Y
If you cope with a chronic illness, you should consider
adopting a dog. Dogs can reduce rheumatoid arthritis and
other chronic illnesses. Owning a dog is a great outlet for
anyone with physical or mental health issues. ADHD in
children can be treated with therapy through dogs.
O w n i n g a D o g i s
M E N T A L
H A P P I N E S S
It’s a proven fact that dogs
can boost your mood.
You can lower your stress and
anxiety simply through the
physical motion of petting
Your dog will always be there
for you to cuddle with, talk to
without interruption, and
lessen your loneliness.
O w n i n g a
D o g B e n e f i t s Y o u r
When given proper care
and attention, your dog
has every reason to
think you’re amazing.
Dogs have a connection
with their owners
making them loyal
through the end.
You will be your dog’s
hero just as much as
they’ll be yours.
On top of having a fur companion to
play with and take on walks, owning a
dog can benefit your overall health in
So why do you need a dog?