5 ways to show your dog love
Wednesday March 11th, 2009
Diamond-studded collars and couture clothing? Dogs couldn't care less (sorry, Paris). The things a dog wants and needs are free and fun to give.
1. Feed her well, but not too well
2. Take her with you
Dogs are social creatures, and you are their pack. Whenever you can, take your dog on walks, to outdoor cafes, on errands, to visit Grandma...wherever you go, chances are, they want to go too.
3. Exercise, exercise, exercise
Many dogs are exercise-deprived, especially high-energy working dogs like Labradors and Border Collies. They need mental stimulation as much as a physical workout — our article on mental and physical fitness will help you give it to them.
4. Give her a little of that human touch
Got 10 minutes? Give her a dog massage. Got 10 seconds? Give her a belly rub. She finds it as blissful as you do.
5. Speak her language
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