Gap Fill - Dog-walking - Level 5


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It seems sense that walking a dog is good for older people. Dogs provide a excuse to go for a walk and get some . However, shows that dog-walking can have for seniors. A report published in an American journal says more and more seniors are getting injured because of dog-walking. From 2004 to 2017, researchers found over 32,000 of over-65s suffering attributed to walking their dog. Some were serious and needed the senior to have emergency .

Researchers advised the elderly of dangers to walking a dog. They said: "For older adults - those...with decreased mineral density - the associated with walking leashed dogs merit ." They said just one injury could cause a deadly fracture, lifelong complications, or the of independence. The lead researcher blamed a "small person/big dog" for many accidents. He said a dog is sometimes mismatched with its owner's to handle it. An elderly dog owner said: "Old people need dogs. We need our soul ."

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