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.

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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  • Dogs are also for girls too!
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  • Dogs are really more than a friend and we owners need to take care of them.
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    Please Don’t Forget …

    DOGs Suffer from Allergies Too !
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    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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The Health Benefits of Dogs

  1. Dogs are a commitment {Years, not Days} Dogs need exercise too you know! Check you can afford & care for a Dog first (before owning one)
  2. A Dog is more than Man’s Best Friend
  3. Dogs are also Good for: Improved Cardiovascular Fitness Reduced Blood Pressure
  4. We Love an Active Lifestyle
  5. Help you Reach Your
  6. A Quiet 30 mins with me: Increased dopamine and endorphins associated with happiness Decreased levels of cortisol a stress hormone
  7. VS. We're Better than Medication
  8. Fewer allergies and less wheezing and asthma in children exposed to pets during infancy.
  9. LOVE Unconditional
  10. People with pets have more self-esteem and feel less lonely than people without pets.
  11. Fewer doctor visits per year for elderly dog owners than non-owners.
  12. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.” - Samuel Butler
  13. Dogs can improve your mood
  14. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.” ~ Cesar Millan
  15. ”Dogs are miracles with paws." - Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
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  17. Keep on Loving your Dogs!
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  21. Thanks to these Sources: RSPAAustralia (http://rspca.org.au) National Pet Month (http://nationalpetmonth.org.uk) Ontario Veterinary MedicalAssociation (http://www.ovma.org) Pets Are Wonderful Support (http://www.pawssf.org) BBC News – Dog-owners ‘lead healthier lives’ (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6279701.stm) Cesar Millan (http://www.cesarsway.com/) Flickr Photos: Image Slide 20 by Rennett Stowe Rennett Stowe Image Slide 21 by Mark Hanna bobmarley753 Image Slide 17 by Sonja Lovas Sonja Lovas
  22. Studies & Research Cited: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Friends With Benefits: On the Positive Consequences of Pet Ownership Allen, K.M., Blascovich, J. (2002). Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence 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 immune development 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 alzheimer's special care unit. Western Journal of Nursing Research 24(6):684-69 Siegel, J.M. (1990). Stressful life events and use of physicians' services among the elderly: the moderating role of pet ownership. J Pers Soc Psychol58:1081-1086 Flynn, 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

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