intro------hi guys iâ€™m aelx farnham and this is animalist news!many people think that dirty dogs track harmful bacteria into the house, however, a new studysuggests otherwise. researchers at north carolina university askedover one thousand people to swab parts of their homes in order to find out what microbeswere present. some of the people even tested themselvesand their dogs. after researchers analyzed the dna, they foundthat half of the microbes found in houses are caused by either the absence or presenceof a dog. but the particles that dogs do track in mayactually be beneficial to human health!
by bringing more microbes into the house,dogs dilute and out number the pathogens which can make us sick!in fact, research has shown that canine microbes reduce the chance of allergies and asthmain children. how else do you think dogs help our health?let me know in the comments below! be sure to check out these other episodesand subscribe! bye!