Study Finds That Owning A Dog Makes You Act 10 Years Younger
by Sarah Jordan
posted Jul 18 2014 9:48AM
FOR ALL THE DOG LOVERS...A study published in the journal Preventative Medicine took a look at the lives of 547 elderly people (their average age was 79) living within 60 miles of each other. The participants who had dogs experienced notably lower levels of anxiety and depression, and it was also found that dog owners’ pups had a tendency to encourage them to include physical activity in their day that they otherwise would have skipped. The daily exercise prompted by the doggies can lead to a whole slew of secondary health boosts like a stronger immune system and healthier bones and muscles. READ THE FULL STORY HERE!