Why you love your dog

Why you love your dog

Have you ever had the feeling that your pet was your best friend or like a child to you?  Turns out, that’s normal!  Interactions between you and your pet have real, measurable positive effects on the health of both you and your dog.  Studies show that when you interact with your dog, a hormone called oxytocin is released into your bloodstream.  Oxytocin is frequently referred to as the "trust" or "love" hormone.

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