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Sharpa-Pei dog 'Pasha' (L) plays with a Golden Retriever during photo call for a dog show in Dortmund April 23, 2009. More than 6,000 dogs will compete for the title of the best pedigree hound on May 1 to 3, 2009 in Dortmund. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS) - RTXEA74

How owning a dog can improve your health

When illness or injury strikes, the road to recovery is often paved with medications and therapies, in addition to a healthy diet, physical activity and plenty of TLC.