Going For Walks Has An Added Benefit For Your Pup

Yet another reason to go for walks with mans best friend.

University of Washington researchers found that regularly walking your dog could protect its brain against canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD), a condition related to the aging of a dog’s brain which leads to memory loss.

Researchers found the odds of CCD were 6.47 times higher in inactive dogs compared to those who were very active. Symptoms of CCD in dogs are similar to those experienced by humans with Alzheimer’s disease, including disorientation, confusion, disturbed sleep, and changes in mood.

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