Dog ownership and human health-related physical activity: an epidemiological study

The presence of a household dog may be of benefit to the health of the owners. One reason may be because of increased physical activity through regular dog walking. We sought to build on existing dog walking research with more detailed examination of the characteristics of both dogs and owners in relation to the owners physical activity.
Grant Schofield, Kerry Mummery and Rebekah Steele
Australian Health Promotion Association
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April 2005
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