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9+ Reasons Why Every Child Should Grow Up With A Dog.

Growing up with a dog helps kids learn social skills, impulse control, and even improve their self-esteem. Each stage of a dog’s life has so much to give to our wonder years and contributes significantly in the character development of kids (and adults, alike).

1. Dogs help kids learn important social skills

 

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Dogs teach children to responsible in order to be able to take care of them. They teach kids to “read” the feelings and needs of those around them – the idea of ‘sharing’, to be social, and to function in a group. No books can teach kids the importance of friendship, understanding, loyalty and honesty, like a dog can.

 

2. Dogs help young readers gain confidence

Children who are learning to read often get self-conscious reading aloud around other people, but they don’t have that same anxiety around animals. Reading to a dog is the perfect way for kids to gain confidence.

 

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3. Kids with dogs have less cases of allergies and asthma.

According to a study published in Clinical & Experimental Allergy, scientists have found that kids who grow up around dogs are 50% less likely to develop allergies and asthma than those who grow up without a dog.

 

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5. Dog owners have healthier hearts. dogs enhance the cardiovascular health of their humans.

Being around a dog can lower your stress, blood pressure, and heart rate, leading to a healthier heart and a longer life.

 

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6. Kids with dogs get more exercise dogs make great companions for physical exercise, and they need to be played with.

 

 

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So the kids can kiss goodbye to their Playstations every once in a while and thus lead an active lifestyle.

 

7. Help reduce stress in kids with Autism.

According to a study conducted by The University of Montreal, the stress hormones of a child with an autism spectrum disorder are dramatically reduced when living with a trained service dog.

 

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8. Always take the blame for eating the homework.

 

 

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Yeah, we all know that.

 

9. Dogs Make kids look even cuter And to think of that, dogs are the perfect filter any photo needs.

 

 

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Just add a dog and you need not say Cheese.

 

10. Dogs teach the kids on how to be a better person, to care, respect, to love nature, to rejoice with the small joys of life and realize how little you need, in order to be happy.

 

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Even at the end they teach you to reconcile with the idea of death and loss. But, above all they teach us, real unconditional love.