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Dog Love: Food for the Soul

April 26th, 2023

Visits from the furry gang at No Dog Left Behind, a dog training program, always leaves smiles with the residents and care partners at Points West Living Moose Jaw.

Many studies have shown that having a dog or even spending time with dogs brings a range of health benefits. The physical and emotional pleasures of spending time with dogs is obvious to dog lovers.

Just looking at a dog can lift your spirits, according to a 2009 study in Japan that found staring into a dog’s eyes raises the level of oxytocin, also known as the “love hormone.”

Besides, dogs permit us the opportunity to take every day as it comes and appreciate the simple pleasures of life as they do.

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