Happiness is a dog? Yes, I have it on good authority that if you have a dog, you’re are likely to be a happier and healthier person.
If you don’t believe me, read this:
“It is possible that dogs can directly promote our well-being by buffering us from stress. The ownership of a dog can also lead to increases in physical activity and facilitate the development of social contacts, which may enhance physiological and psychological human health in a more indirect manner.” ~ Dr Deborah Wells from Queen’s University, Belfast. Read more here.
And if you don’t believe in scientific proof, take this picture as evidence!
If you can’t own a dog, go borrow your neighbor’s pooch!