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Dog Ownership Associated with Improved Heart Health

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In a study of 3.4 million adults ages 40 to 80 in Sweden, researchers found that dog owners had a 33 percent lower risk of death and an 11 percent reduced risk of cardiovascular disease as compared to non-dog owners during the 12-year study. The research findings were published in Scientific Reports (November 17, 2017). Read more at the Live Science article.