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Dealing with Weight Problems through Education and Dog-Friendly Communities

A research from the University of Liverpool has actually recommended investing in pet dog owner education and centers as a strategy to target physical inactivity and problems such as obesity in both people and their animals.

Working Out With Your DogIn a testimonial of clinical documents published because 1990, the researchers found that access to dog-friendly walking environments and much better education about pet dogs’ physical needs, could all encourage people to get out and take more workout with their animals.

It is approximated that 40 % of canine owners don’t take their dogs for a walk. In the UK, nearly a quarter of households have a pet dog, but less than half of adults meet the suggested level of 150 minutes a week of exercise.

To find out ways to inspire people to make use of pet dog walking as a form of exercise, the analysts from the University’s Institute of Infection and Global Health evaluated 31 study studies from the UK, U.S.A, Australia and Japan.

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