What Having A Dog Does To Your Brain And Body

When you have a dog, it can help you be more present and mindful in the moment. Learning to practise mindfulness can be valuable in improving your mental health. 
For example, if you’re just spending time petting your dog, you’re focusing on the moment you’re in. Similarly, if you’re regularly walking your dog you may be able to focus on what’s happening around you, like the sunshine, nature, or the scenery. 
A dog can help you get out of your head and into the present