Some of the great benefits of owning a dog are:
- Reduction of stress
- They make you exercise
- They provide unconditional love
- And on top of this, they boost self esteem (even after a bad day at work, they love you!)
- When life is hard, they teach you the value of play
- Because they love you, they provide safety & security
- They provide a sense of belonging – you’re packmates!
- On top of everything, the act of petting a dog is proven to lower blood pressure and heart rate
Enjoy your weekend. Have you hugged your dog today?