Special connection between dogs and humans

When we find more tattoos of people's dogs on them than tattoos of their loved ones, maybe that's a sign.

What is it about dogs and people that creates the most special of bonds? Experts say dogs have a way of getting us to behave better.

The love for dogs is universal, but there are dynamics in this city that amplify that. For one, relationships in this city can be tough. People are single a lot more often and the average age of marriage is higher in this city. And in the meantime, we could all use some love.

Dr. Joshua Lachowicz is a dog owner and a veterinary oncologist. He sees many of his patients at the toughest times in their lives. Yet it is always clear to him how the love between dog and human makes us live longer, better lives.