There are so many reasons to get a dog! Being a dog owner changes your life in so many rewarding ways including keeping you fit and giving you companionship. Of course there are downside. Yes, it can be expensive and can be more difficult to travel (though not impossible!) I’m on my 4th dog now — one for every decade of my life — and in my opinion, the reasons to get a dog outweigh the reasons not to. Here are 5 reasons to get a dog