Understanding Dog-Human Companionship

What are the factors underlying human-dog companionship?

15 mins
What is it about?



Some 70 million homes in the US keep at least one pet. It has been concluded from multifarious studies that pet animals help in keeping a person active and healthy, preventing depression, heart disorders etc. The owners and their pets enter a ‘relationship of mutualism’ where both the parties look after and care for each other.