The Essentials of Animals – Revisited

Great Ideas to Spoil A Man’s Best Friend

There is no denying that dogs are our so-called man’s best friends among animals. Around 45 percent of American households is counting a dog as part of their families, and this shows a lot of friendship going on in one’s household. Dogs are very smart animals to do several sorts of things, from guiding partially sighted person, to rescuing people held on mountains, and doing tricks that make us happy. But even with this intelligence, they are innocent enough accept any treat or begging for it. Due to this, health and dental issues are experienced by many dogs due to being overweight and having the wrong diet.

It is true that once our dogs would fix to us those pleading eyes, it is difficult for us to resist in giving them pet scraps or have them share our snacks of chips or cake. When you are in the situation when you find yourself giving in to spoil and indulge your dog, even if your head tells you it is not a good thing, your best solution is to give your pet an alternative treat.

Dogs take a little time to get used to different treats and to act on words or phrases related to those treats, but it pays off in the long term if you invest your time and effort in teaching them.

Here we will point out briefly some easy ways to treat or spoil your dogs without damaging their health.

Our first alternative treat is your attention, even if dogs would love to have food first, but this is just as welcome. Usually you would notice that your dog has fun in going to a certain spot in your yard or outside your house, and so you can visit that spot with your pet, and use a word or phrase that your pet will associate as his treat.

Our second option for a treat is a new toy for your pet, and this is because just like our children, dogs will always welcome a new thing that he or she can play with. If you can stand the noise of squeaky toys, then this a great alternative treat for most of dogs, and just take notice if it comes to a point of becoming a choke hazard. Many dogs love a tug of war pull toy and even something cuddly that they can snuggle with, and you can find several toys that are affordable.

Tasty and healthy snacks are your next alternative treat for your pet dogs, like cold carrots and cooked sweet potato, plus they get vitamins in taking these treats.

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