Some dog enthusiasts are driven by their hobbies and interests when adopting one. A dog is it’s owners most loyal friend and there are numerous reasons to consider beside persons affection towards dogs before one buys himself a pet. Also, no dog owner that I know of has dogs and doesn’t adore them.
Main causes of dog adoption
- A family extension
Dogs in many ways are similar to people, therefore many owners treat a dog as an addition to the family. Newlyweds who don’t plan on getting a baby yet but rather spend time moving up the career ladder can decide to get a pet to keep them company and bring joy to their home. A family with kids however will also benefit from such a friend.
- Someone to ease your stress and cheer you up
A great number of people feel depressed because of their solitude, others are stressed out buy their daily work. Studies show that adopting a dog is a great way for those who suffer from depression or anxiety to improve their condition – spending time with an animal, petting it, taking care of it has a calming, relaxing effect. That is why people who live without a partner of extended family often own dogs – they are devoted and loving to their owners, they feel their emotional state and help you unwind.
Nowadays there is a great selection of specific dog breeds that will provide additional safety for your family – dogs of these breeds are strong, smart, extremely protective and can usually feel if a person means harm towards their owner. Dogs, loyal unconditionally, can protect from all kinds of threats ranging from housebreakers to killers.
- Regular Workout
Walking your dog every day is a crucial part in its training process. Develop a healthy habit of spending time with your pet outdoors daily. This will benefit both the owner and the pet – you will get some day to day exercise and insure that your dog won’t get excessively energetic or aggressive. Well, go ahead now and take your pet for walk around the neighborhood. We provide a great amount of accessories to aid you in your exploration – try our leather harness or a rolled leather dog leash.
- Meeting new people
Although in can come off as self-centered, it’s still true that some people perceive owning a dog as an opportunity to get together with other dog enthusiasts, find new friends with interests similar to your own. People are often drawn to adorable dogs they see on the street, they want to pet them, spend time with them. This can help a dog owner to interact with new interesting people they would not have a chance to meet unless they had a dog.
- Raising a baby
Maybe it didn’t cross your mind, but numerous parents get a dog during the upbringing of their child so it can gain knowledge of responsibility, endurance and care while leaving alongside a pet.