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Anecdotal and scientific evidence have shown that dog owners tend to be healthier than the average person.
People who own pets, especially dogs, may have a lower risk of heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.
Dogs can pick out the faces of other dogs in a virtual line up of humans and other animals, a new study shows.
The new database, which enrolled more than a thousand Labrador retrievers, is the first to track canine health over time