There are many benefits to raising your kids with a family dog. The right pooch can help kids learn early lessons on caring for others, friendship, and responsibility. Most of all, a dog brings even more unconditional love to any family.
Recently, we talked about the benefits dogs can have for older adults. A four-legged friend can help us exercise more, find new routines, and motivate us to enjoy the outdoors or socialize. Here are a few breed suggestions that can be a good fit for older adults.
Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that having a dog is good for the body, mind and soul. That’s especially true for independently-living older adults. Here are some of the ways that dogs help older adults have more fulfilling lives.
The winter months can make regular exercise more of a challenge for people, let alone their pets. But it’s important to keep your dog active year-round to make sure they’re happy and healthy. Here are some tips on how to prep your dog for winter, and fun ideas on indoor and outdoor activities.
Rumor posing for the camera during her big win at the 141st Westminster Dog Show
A Rumor has taken the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, and it’s a German Shepherd.
5-year-old Rumor was soaking up the love this Valentine’s Day as she beat out 2,800 dogs across 202 breeds to be named the event’s Best in Show. She’s the second German Shepherd to win in the contest’s history, and the first since 1987. Rumor almost took the prize last year, but was upset by CJ, a German shorthaired pointer.
People will go to great lengths to show their love and gratitude for others during Valentine’s Day. We send bouquets of roses, red-enveloped valentines and boxes of chocolates to let loved ones know we care. Just like our favorite people, we share love and gratitude for our pets. But do they feel the same way about us?