Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health

white-dogA new study reveals that dog walking can be a healthy activity for older Americans. The lead author, Angela Curl, an assistant professor at Miami University, says that there are plenty of findings indicating that walking promotes physical health.

Dog walking is unique due to the special relationship develops between people and their dogs. The emotional bond that develops helps to promote social benefits such as contact with other dog owners as they walk their pets or during gatherings.

Dog walking has benefits such as loss of excess weight especially for people above 60 years. Dogs certainly help to encourage a walking routine and exercise behavior.

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