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Indy Dog Whisperer: Benefits of owning a dog, how you can ‘thank’ them

When it comes to owning a dog, the benefits are quite mutually beneficial. You should be just as thankful for them as they are for you. Nathan Lowe, The Indy Dog Whisperer joined us today to share a few ways that you can show your appreciation to your dogs and why they’re so deserving of it.

What Dogs Do for Us

     – Lower our risk of heart disease ( Harvard study)

     – Facilitate more positive social interactions

     – Help us live in and enjoy the moment

     – Encourage us to be physically active

     – Protect us from potential threats

Ways We Can “Thank” Our Dogs

     – Create a calm, peaceful atmosphere at home

     – Learn to lead them (reduces their stress)

     – Introduce new adventures and new smells!

     – Provide high-quality food and treats 

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