Pets May Prevent Heart Disease

American Heart Association

Just in case you needed one more reason to keep a furry friend around, it turns out that owning a pet is associated with reducing your risk of heart disease. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association looks at the association between pet ownership and heart health. It's just one more reason to own a pet, and a great reason to take your dog for a walk! Your heart, and your dog, will thank you for it.

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2 thoughts on “Pets May Prevent Heart Disease

  1. Laurie Luck - Smart Dog University

    This is great to see. Us dog owners knew this, of course, even if we didn't have the empirical evidence. Thanks for putting this in front of such a large audience -- dogs are the coolest friends out there. And they make our health better, too. Can't beat that combination!

  2. Pingback: Picking the Right Dog for Your Health & Lifestyle | Victoria Stilwell Positively

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