Regular exercise with a dog improves cardiovascular health and overall fitness.
Dog interactions reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and boost feel-good hormones.
Dogs offer companionship, emotional support, and alleviate depression, loneliness, and social isolation.
Owning a dog promotes social interactions, connecting with other dog owners, and forming friendships based on shared love for dogs.
Dog exposure in early life may lower allergy and asthma risk, strengthening the immune system and improving respiratory health in children.
Caring for a dog fosters routine, purpose, and fulfillment, enhancing self-esteem and mental well-being.