Reasons that a Dog is a Great Workout Partner

Last week we wrote about the research which supports the idea that having a dog can mean increased activity for the owner. The evidence is pretty compelling: dog owners are likely to get more exercise than non dog owners.

For this week’s FitDog Friday post we have created a list of reasons why a dog is a great workout partner. Thanks to our readers here and on Facebook for contributing great suggestions! Here is the list, in no particular order.

Reasons that a Dog is a Great Workout Partner