Home > Lifestyle > How to have healthy pets > News 10 June 2011 Walking the dog good for your heart Taking your dog for a walk is good for both of you. Walking helps control blood pressure and weight, according to the Society for Vascular Surgery. 0 Subscribe to receive health tips daily » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » Leopard filmed licking a baby impala Mutts entered into the US 2015 World's Ugliest Dog Taking your dog for a walk is good for both of you. Walking helps control blood pressure and weight, according to the Society for Vascular Surgery. "A brisk 30-minute walk with your dog is good for both of you," Mureebe said. NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? 2020-10-20 13:35 More: How to have healthy petsNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.