10 interesting facts about dogs

10 interesting facts about dogs

  1. Dog owners live longer than people who do not have a pet – statistics say. Dog owners go for regular and daily walks and walk a few kilometers a day with the dog. Walks are done daily regardless of the season and weather conditions.
  2. Any communication with the dog reduces stress, normalizes blood pressure and heart rhythm. The simplest communication with a dog removes negative emotions and depression.
  3. Therapy with a dog is a method of treating various diseases / ailments with a dog. This method is used regularly by people with disabilities, for the treatment of cerebral palsy, autism, cardiovascular diseases, brain and spinal cord diseases, neuroses, hyperactivity and other diseases.
  4. Dogs are able to predict the coming attack of epilepsy or migraine with high probability – it is stated in French and American research. Dogs also smell the aromas of many diseases (diabetes, cancer, intestinal ulcers, kidney disease). Many testimonies say that it was the dogs that warned the owners about the diabetic coma or the perforation of the stomach ulcer. The sensitivity of the sense of smell in dogs is higher than in modern gas analyzers. Dogs can isolate the smell of sweat or human breath. This is a great help for people with epilepsy because seizures often start unexpectedly and can be the cause of many injuries.
  5. A dog can save people during health problems and epileptic seizures because it puts its body under a human and calls for help by barking. A dog can recognize a malignant neoplasm at an early stage (for oncological diseases) when there is no pathological condition yet and the person then feels well and does not go to the doctors.
  6. Embrace the dog tightly if you have rheumatism, gout, liver and bile diseases, respiratory diseases. Cling to the dog’s feet with the toes. There are many biologically active points on the feet connected to the internal organs. Acting on these points activates the work of the organs and accelerates the process of recovery from the disease.
  7. Squeeze your lower back firmly against your dog if you have kidney, lumbago, or radiculitis. Squeeze the diseased part of the abdomen next to the dog if you have diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, gynecological problems and diseases of the bladder.
  8. Lean against the dog with the sore side of your head if you have sore ears, toothache or an inflamed trigeminal nerve.
  9. Lean your neck and forehead against your dog if you have a headache, cervical osteochondrosis or high blood pressure. This procedure is useful for people who have insomnia or neuropsychological disorders.
  10. Therapists with dogs also use a special exercise with a dog to relax children with special needs (Down syndrome, autism, patients with cerebral palsy). Exercise is used to increase motor activity. The exercise is very simple. The child lies next to the dog or lies directly on the dog. Practice has shown that this exercise reduces anxiety, develops speech, strengthens hand motor skills and overall physical condition.

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