15 ways Dr. Pooch is keeping you healthy and happy

27 Aug 2015 | by | Posted in: Wag News


Since times immemorial, the benefits of having a pet have been vouched for by pet parents all over the world. Psychologists have helped hundreds patients by prescribing them a simple medication - the love and truth of Dr. Pooch and it has been a success. Soldiers who have returned from war with PTSD, children with learning difficulties, elderly people who live alone and even inmates in different correctional facilities have benefitted from the love and tail - wagging pawsomeness of our furry friends.

Do you still need a reason to get a pet? We bring you 15 reasons why having a pet is the best investment you will make and how he / she can help take care of your health, without you knowing it.

Natural four legged mood enhancers

A few minutes with a pet can reduce stress

Source: Daily Puppy

Help lower the blood pressure

Petting a dog can reduce blood pressure

Source: Daily Puppy

Pets drive cardiac problems away

Pet owners are less likely to have cardiac

Source: The Charts 

Pets lick away depression

There is no better therapist than a dog.

Source: Dogblog. Kygen

Best way to keep healthy

Taking pets for a run or walk helps you


Great partners

There is no better workout partner like

Source: Everyday health

Reduced chances of stroke

Petting a dog increases serotonin levels


Help keep us socially active

Pets keep you socially active and reduce

Source: Wolly & Dilly Advertiser

Reduce allergies and build strong immunity

Dogs strengthen our immune system and protect

Source: Sunset vet clinic

Four legged alarms

Dogs have been trained to alert owners who

Source: Earth

Dogs promotes stronger bone structures

Swimming with dogs can help build a stronger

Dogs help manage arthritis

Exercising with dogs will help reduce theSource:

Dogs help lead an independent life

Unconditional love and care by dogs help

Source: Dogs & Puppies

Dogs keep both parents happy

Dogs help maintain a happy and healthy lifeSource:

Dogs help children dring developmental years

Dogs teach children to be compassionate

Source: Wall321

There you are, all the right reasons to get a pooch! 

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