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Man’s best friend keeps children on the move

It’s that time of year again, when we start reflecting on all the food we’ve indulged in over the holidays and thinking about how we need to burn off some calories.

Well, I’ve just come across this article about the health benefits for children when the family owns a dog.  Researchers have found that children from families who own a dog are more active, a possible solution to fighting childhood obesity…

Man’s best friend keeps children on the move.

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand