Tag Archives: pets

Pet Smarts

Give your heart to your pet! No, really. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US but having a pet, especially a dog, has been found to lower heart disease risk and associated factors like high blood … Continue reading

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Puppy dogs and babies

Believe it or not, a child’s risk for developing allergies and/or asthma is reduced by having a doggie in the household during child infancy. The fact is that exposure to dust in a house where dogs run both indoors and … Continue reading

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A perk for dog lovers

Dog lovers arise and be recognized! The journal Circulation, reports that pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, can be associated with a decreased risk of heart disease. Research has long shown that pet ownership can also be associated with increased survival … Continue reading

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