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TOP #112: How Dogs Benefit Seniors


If you’re a dog owner, you have seen the amazing effects that dogs can have on our overall health and well-being. These positive effects have piqued the interest of scientists around the world who have recently taken a strong interest in this topic. The more research is done, the more we are realizing that canine interaction has a much greater effect on humans than we originally thought.

In this week’s podcast episode, I’m chatting with Austin Gerber. He is a licensed administrator of a nursing home Good Samaritan in Ohio. He has seen the positive effects that dogs can have on his residents, and feels very strongly about making animal interaction a part of the treatment options on his campus.

Listen to the podcast episode in the video above and subscribe below.