A survey by a USA TODAY blog showed that 47% of respondents say their dogs offer them companionship, while 16% said their dogs help them exercise. 15% said having a dog amuses them, 15% said it helps them relax, 5% said that it helped them heal and 2% said it helped build community.

All great reasons to get a dog!

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