• Good News: Having A Dog Can Actually Increase Your Lifespan

    25 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Great news for dog lovers! A new study out of Sweden showed that single people between the ages of 40 and 80 who have dogs are 33% less likely to die than single people in that age range who don't have any pets. Dog owners are also 11% less likely to suffer from a heart attack than those with no pets.
    The study included more than 3.4 million Swedes without any previous cardiovascular disease and it followed them for 12 years. This just adds to the mounting evidence that overall, dog owners are healthier than people without pets.
    The one thing the study couldn't prove was why dog owners are...
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