Seniors Benefit from Dog Ownership


People, healthy dog blog, joyful play, exercise.

Seniors who walk their pet have a lower body mass index and fewer doctor visits, as well as an increase in social interactions. For more information, see Curl AL, Bibbo J, Johnson RA. Dog walking, the human-animal bond and older adults’ physical health.  The Gerontologist 2016 available at

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