You Won’t Believe The Benefits Running Has For Your Dog

We get endorphins from running and a recent study says there are benefits for dogs, as well!


You know that feeling of elation you get after a killer workout? Runner’s high is a real thing and involves a specific endocannabinoid in your brain that elevates with exercise.

A study published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology found that humans aren’t the only ones to get a little drunk off a run. Dogs displayed an increase of the same stuff (anandamide) after loping on a treadmill. Just one more reason to take your pup along for a jog!

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