Studies show that dogs may be able to help save human lives. Like, actual scientific studies. Here, I thought they were just cute fur balls meant to keep me company. Turns out, they are much more than that. Dogs can do a multitude of things from combating depression to sniffing out cancer. Here are 15 scientific ways that dogs can save lives… as if you needed one more reason to love dogs.
Seizures can be very dangerous. Depending on where you are and how you are positioned during an attack, that level of danger can vary. Luckily, seizure assistance dogs exist. These dogs are trained to bark when they see their owner having an episode.
Researchers at Michigan State University discovered that nearly 50% of people who had dogs exercised for half an hour each day. They did this at least 5 days of the week.
Research published by the NIH found that pets helped against cardiovascular risk.