12 Amazing Reasons Why Dogs Are Good to Help Raise Children
Guest Post by Jenny from HerePup
Dogs are more than just mere companions. Little does everyone know that there are benefits to having pet dogs in the household. In fact, families with children benefit the most from having these furry little creatures at home. If you have a dog, you very well know the joy having them around.
According to research, having pet dogs at home could improve the quality of life of the owner or the family. There are far more advantages dogs can offer to children as well. Owning a dog, for example, can encourage you to exercise on a daily basis. Taking your dog for a 30-minute walk every day can improve your health, keeping you fit and active.
Also, children living with a house dog could grow up with an increased immunity to various pet allergies. It has been proven that kids have lesser respiratory problems and infections compared with kids who were not raised with dogs around. This is because when children are exposed to bacteria at an early age, they develop certain immunities that can protect them later in life.
We have compiled a list of the most common benefits children can get out of growing up with a dog around and how this can impact the family as a whole. You’ll be amazed at how important dogs are to our lives and how happy we can be with these four-legged companions.
We’ll show you the benefits of having pet dogs in the infographic below. So that if you’re considering in getting a pet dog for your kids, the colorful graphic will convince you that indeed it is a great idea.
Jenny, as a freelance writer, has written a number of articles about how dogs can impact our lives. She covers various topics, ranging from nature to animals. On her not-so-busy schedule, she maintains her blog and submits articles for publishing. She also sees to it that she is able to reply to comments left by her avid followers and readers.
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