Nita Sweeney, author of Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running With My Dog Brought Me Back From the Brink, shares what makes her dog Morgan the happiest he can be!
"Morgan, my four-year-old yellow labrador, wasn’t unhappy, but when I began to run with him, he turned from contented to joyful. We started with sixty-seconds of slow jogging and gradually worked our way up to long runs. He and I spent many hours, covering miles and miles on the streets of our suburban neighborhood. Physical activity performed in the company of one of his pack-mates (me) improved his physical health and brought him great pleasure. I never put on my running shoes without him rushing to my side. “Let’s go!” is his favorite command."
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