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Are Dogs Good for Asthma?

A couple years ago, I made a video called “Would Having A Dog Be Good For My Asthma?”. Well, I still don’t have a dog, but a week into dog-sitting Guide Dog Murray (aka my #bestdog), I reflect on the original video, reframing the question to figure out if my initial hypotheses were correct! (Answer: Yes… and no. And maybe?)


Are dogs good for asthma?

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