Your Dog Shares More With You Than You Thought


 photo of “Ninja” by joshDubya

A new study shows we have bacteria on & in us that comes from our dogs.  Specifically, from their tongues and paws.  That may not be all that surprising, but what is surprising is that parents tested actually share more bacteria with the family dog than with their human children.  This isn’t necessarily harmful.  In fact, some studies link childhood exposure to pets with fewer allergies & better immune systems in adulthood.

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