An Ode to Dogs from Maged Nassar

It’s no secret that dogs can be a handful. From relieving themselves indoors to finding their way to the human food, taking care of a pet comes with some frustratingly adorable challenges at every corner.

But the French Federation of Cardiology is spreading the word in a new spot—which was directed by Maged Nassar—that these moments are well worth the trouble. Aside from the obvious companionship and love that comes with having a furry friend, there are some startling ways a dog can improve your health. In fact, for those over the age of 65, taking your dog on a daily walk has the power to reduce the risk of heart attack by 36%.

Watch the spot above and see more from Maged on his reel.