Your Dog’s Role On Your Mental Health

“With over 77 million dogs and 93 million cats in the United States alone (62% of U.S. households own a pet, with spending exceeding $45 billion annually), it is clear that pets are both ubiquitous and important entities,” said Allen R. McConnell of Miami University and lead author of a study examining the psychological benefits of pet ownership. — John Smith Ph.D.

The tie between dogs and humans is as old as time, and the bond between the two is continuing to evolve.  The longer a human lives with his dog, the more they grow to love each other.  The more the human feels accepted and happy.  Does that prove that dogs are good for a human’s mental health?

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