The sun is out, the weather is great, the pools and beaches are open, and the ice cream trucks are out in full force. But while air conditioners crank on all across the country, most people aren’t thinking about the importance of blood donation — a simple action with huge benefits.
You’re more active
Okay, maybe your bulldog wants to lie on the couch all day snoring, but most dogs love to go for walks, hikes and are always up for a game of tug. Several studies have shown that dog owners get more daily exercise than non-dog owners.
Remember, some dogs need more exercise than others, for bigger dogs try rollerblading, running, biking or skateboarding to get the blood flowing. 10 Dog breeds that will keep you fit.
It’s also well known that regular exercise can help to boost heart health, maintain a healthy body weight, keep joints flexible and healthy, and improve balance to reduce falls.