With Valentine’s Day nearing and love in the air, we thought it was only right to talk about a love-centered topic here on the blog.
Did you know that when you’re ready to get a pet together, it can mean great things for your relationship? Today our four-legged friends are as much a part of the family as any other members so making the commitment to get a pet together is a very serious step.
Here are 3 reasons that deciding to get a dog together can take your long term relationship to the next level.
1. A Taste of Parenting
If you are not yet married or do not have kids, this is a great way to get a taste of parenting together. Pets – especially puppies – require a lot of love care and attention. Much like a small child. As you work together to love and nurture your pet you will find even more to love about one another.
2. Grow Closer Together
Most pet households will confess that having their furry friend around has brought their relationships closer together. Whether you’re bonding over a new trick or cute thing your pet is doing or the snuggles they come to give the both of you when you’re just relaxing together, there’s something to love about the warmth of a pet already added to a loving home.
3. Greater Communication
Having a pet can certainly be beneficial in the communication department. Scheduling vet visits, chipping in with daily walks and ensuring feedings happen are all must-do, daily tasks that you’ll learn to work together on and see your communications channels open up with one another more as a result.
At Dogwatch of Western Mass. we want you and your pup to feel safe and confident around the house and yard. Our pet containment systems make it possible to set-up boundaries so your pet can roam and play freely.