It seems that the breed of dog you buy can affect your physical fitness, with labrador owners taking the most regular exercise.
The UK's healthiest dog owners, in order, are:
- golden retriever
- border terrier
- border collie
- Staffordshire bull terrier
Almost a third of dog walkers are exercising for at least half an hour every day, compared to just over a fifth overall.
According to the survey by Vitality three in five UK adults exercise more as a result of having a dog - so whichever breed you love, you can't go far wrong.
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