It's beneficial for a child's physical health to have a dog. Not only does having a pet as a child help with mental and emotional aspects, but it can also help combat the development of asthma . Published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, a recent study confirmed this:
Individuals who grew up with dogs were found to have about 15 percent less asthma than children without dogs. It's important to note that very early and constant exposure is key as once asthma or another allergen is developed, you'll want to avoid those triggers.
It all stems from what is known as the “farming effect.” The microbes in your gut can be altered by exposure from dogs, whose fur and dander will help reduce one's immune reactivity to common allergens. But this is only one reason why your child needs a dog.
According to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, these benefits include increased physical activity, decreased blood pressure, improved survival following cardiac surgery, decreased anxiety and social isolation, and improved self-esteem and social support.
When you have a child, you may want to consider adding one more thing to the list of needs and responsibilities: a furry friend.
What's That Dial!?Often mistaken for a volume dial, the customer gets the unit home and cranks it all the way up hoping to silence the dog's barking for good. But by turning the dial all the way up they are unknowingly causing more harm than good.
Too Much Whining While Dining?When you need a quiet, yet commanding approach to training against unwanted behaviors, theres OnGuard™. This handheld trainer utilizes silent ultrasonic sound that will deter your dog without putting your family on blast.
What will ultrasonic sound go through?
We are often asked if ultrasonic sound will go through walls or fences. Keep reading to find out, and to learn how to get the most out of your dog-silencing devices like the Dog Silencer MAX. What is ultrasonic sound? Ultrasonic sound refers to any sound frequency above the range of normal human hearing. Although it is nonharmful, dogs can hear this sound and find it irritating. This makes it a good deterrent for bad behavior such as nuisance barking. When used properly, ultrasonic sound can be a powerful training device! What will ultrasonic sound go through? Think of it...
Dog Silencer Featured on KXXV Channel 25 in Waco, TXOriginally aired on KXXV Channel 25 in Waco, TX, this tells the story of a local resident's challenges with the constant barking of her neighbor's dog.
Pro Tips for Using the Dog SilencerWith these tips, you can use the Dog Silencer® like a Good Life Bark Control Expert.