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.

Read the full article here.


tweet it post it Share It Plus It Print It
JOIN THE CONVERSATION

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Positively Dog Training Episode 803

Aly and Victoria discuss how you can make your dog feel more comfortable during the holidays. Whether your dog is shy of people or...

Positively Dog Training Episode 802

In this podcast, Victoria and Aly share great ideas on how to provide enrichment for your dog when it’s cold outside. Aly shares...

Positively Dog Training Episode 801

Victoria is joined by Victoria Stilwell Academy's Curriculum Manager, Aly Lecznar, to talk about VSA's newly-launched Online Dog...

find a vspdt trainer
Schedule a consultation via skype or phone