Benefits Of Adopting A Dog

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It today’s hectic society of go go go, perhaps it is time to slow down and adopt a dog.

For sure dogs are cute and soft, but did you know that owning a dog can improve your health and may even be able to save your life.

Owning a dog can lower your blood pressure. Taking the time to slow down and pet your dog has the added benefit of calming both you and your dog thus lowering your blood pressure.

Dog ownership can decrease the feeling of loneliness and boredom. You have a friendly face to come home to. One that will surely wag their tail and look up to for just a kind word.

A dog can enhance your social life. You need to walk your dog somewhere and talking about your dog to another dog owner at the park is a good way to break the ice.

Dog can increase your sense of security and safety. Even a small Boston Terrier puppy will bark when someone approaches the front door. Larger dogs can be professionally trained to guard the house.

A dog provides unconditional love and affection. By providing a kind word and a pat on the head you will have a dog who will love you. The cost is so low. A little bit of time spent on your dog will reap rewards that money can not buy.

A dog can provide a sense of being needed and wanted. Dogs depend on your for their every need. You have to feed them, provide fresh water, walk them, and take them to the veterinarian for their vaccinations and check ups.

In conclusion, owning a dog has many benefits. Find one at your local shelter or humane society and you will reap the benefit of saving a life also.

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