1. Owning dachshunds improves cardiovascular
These four-legged friends can not only fill your heart but can also help you reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. The research conducted on more than 3.4 million Swedish people between the ages of 40-80 within 12 years shows that families with dachshunds have a risk of dying from cardiovascular disease reduce by about 36 %.
Equivalently, the results of a survey conducted with more than 5,200 American adults show that pet owners are more physically active than non-adopters. This contributes to reducing high blood pressure, excess cholesterol and bad fat in the blood. Moreover, people who own dachshunds will have less heart attack and if they have a heart attack, they will also have a higher survival rate than those who don’t.