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In the margins: walking the dog – it’s good for you!

In the margins: walking the dog – it’s good for you!

Perth dog owners were among the 1100 people in 4 cities surveyed on their dog walking habits.

Researchers questioned them on their levels of physical activity and perceptions of neighbourhood safety. The good news is that dog walkers are more likely to be physically active and feel safer in their neighbourhoods.

The association between dog walking, physical activity and owner’s perceptions of safety: cross-sectional evidence from the US and Australia.

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