Happiness Is A Dog!

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!

“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.” ~ Gene Hill

If you can’t own a dog, go borrow your neighbor’s pooch!


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  1. My husb is a dog lover
    THey have a mini zoo at his place in Vizag . Two cats Missy , Moti
    and A DOG- Brandy – which is quite ferocious
    I was too scared in the beginning later I understood it can be tamed
    I loved seeing their tactics , fights etc etc

  2. Ah, two very handsome men, eh, Rorinne Codrigues 😛 Love the post Pablo! And someday I’ll whisk you away, promise…..Happiness, I have come to believe also lingers around in owning a cat. Occasionally, but yup it is there. 😀

  3. I cried my heart out when my dogs died and then again when my guinea pigs died. It’s too hard a loss to take so no more pets. But they all brought me infinite joy. Lovely pic – so sweet.

  4. Your Dad looks really pleased to see you in that photo, Pablo! I know what you mean about dog = happiness. Unfortunately I don’t own one, but I make friends with the nearest at any gathering. 🙂

    Take care, buddy.


  5. I’ve been thinking this for years, but haven’t bit the bullet and committed to a dog yet (I want to be very sure that I can afford one–I’d hate for us to get attached and then have to be separated!). But I know right in the depths of my soul, with or without corroborrating studies, that having a dog would be fabulous for me. 🙂

  6. Such a great picture! Man’s best friend indeed! I used to have a dog and then a cat each for many years. I may have to get another one, as you are right, they do bring a lot of happiness and joy!

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