Spoiling Your Dog With Guilt-Free Ways
We all can agree that dogs are really our best friend, at least in the animal world. Dog has become a part of 45 percent of the American households, a statistics revealing a display of friendship between man and this animal. There are many things that dogs can help us and make us happy, from the tricks they do, to guiding partially sighted individuals, to rescuing people in distress and so on to show how smart they are. But even with this intelligence, they are innocent enough accept any treat or begging for it. And so, dogs will become being overweight or have a bad diet that will result to them suffering with health and dental problems.
We cannot deny that every time our pet dog would gaze at us with those pleading eyes, we cannot resist slipping some scraps under the dinner table, or having them share our chips or cakes from our snacks. And so when you are caught in a situation, that even if your conscience tells you it is wrong, to give indulge or spoil your dog, it is advisable that you have alternative treats on your sleeve.
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.
Let us take a look at some easy alternatives to treat and spoil your dogs without their health being damaged.
Generally, dogs love food, but giving him or her your attention is just as welcoming, and so this is our number one alternative idea. If you know of an area that your dog seems to enjoy going, then take this as an alternative of the treats by bringing your pet there and use words or phrase that will make your pet associate it as another kind of 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.