As an animal lover there is no doubt dogs probably have a special place in your heart. Not only are dogs full of love for their owners, they are playful and protective. Most dogs would die for their owner and will always care for them no matter what happens between the two. This unconditional bond is something almost impossible to find with any other two living things. With all this amazingness that dogs offer it’s a good idea to give back to these wonderful animals. Here is 5 easy things everyone can do make their dog happier. 1. Let them roam free, walking a dog is great and there is no doubt they love it. But letting them off leash in place they can run and be free is priceless. More and more dog parks are built all the time just for this reason! 2. Take off the collar, dogs hear a much broader amount of sound. The little jingles and jangles can drive a little doggy nuts. Letting them roam without a collar in-doors will make then happier and feel more free. 3. Get them snacks and bones, dogs love to chew stuff up and treats make them feel special. […]
Can you imagine being left from the one most important person in the world to you? Then locked up in a cold cage to sleep on the concrete. If you ever had a dog, than you know how hard that would be. The post I found today is so awesome because it simply shows the happiness a dog feels when it’s with loving people after such a difficult situation. These happy and appreciated faces are dogs from the local pet shelter as they enter the car with their new owner. Check out this article to see the rest. Dogs leaving the shelter Great post, it will make your day, promise!
Want to stay healthy? Get a dog! It goes without saying that there a plenty of benefits to owning a dog. But did you know that a dog could make you healthier? Well there is an increasing amount of research which seems to suggest that is the case. For anyone that has owned a young pup, and knows only too well the exertion involved, this probably comes as no surprise! We probably all have anecdotal evidence of dogs helping to make healthier, more fulfilling lives, but here is a quick review of academic research which seems to support that view. Keeping you fit and active If you own a dog then you need to give it exercise. And research seems to suggest that this increase in regular exercise is enough to have noticeable effects. The American Journal of Cardiology conducted a study which followed major heart surgery patients for the year after their operations. Survival rates were much higher for those patients that owned a dog. The University of Victoria, Canada, attempted to quantify just how much more exercise dog owners took on average when compared to non-dog owners. They found that, on average, dog owners walked for 300 minutes […]