A study from Ohio State found that more dogs in your neighborhood = less crime.
PLOT TWIST it's not for the reasons you think.
Yes, a "Beware of Dog" sign can scare away burglars but this study found that you actually hold the power.
Dog walkers have the same effect as a neighborhood watch because they "patrol" the streets.
Check this out, there is a bigger difference in areas where people know and trust each other.
So how do you feel about your neighbors?
Lets us know on the Ellen K Morning Show.