8 Things You Can Do To Show Your Dog How Much You Care

Just like humans, pets need love and attention. If you doubt it, just watch how your dog excitedly greets you with enthusiasm and love when you arrive home. They’re social animals that yearn for interaction with their humans. Although you can’t always shower them with the attention they desire, you can do a few special things that don’t take a ton of time in order to show them that you care. Here are some of those things you can do to show your pup you love them.

8. Be Enthusiastic

Try to greet your dog with as much enthusiasm as they greet you. This, more than anything, tells your dog that you missed them while you were away, and that you care about them.

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7. Go for a Ride

Jump in the car with your best buddy, roll down the window, and cruise down the highway. It doesn’t have to be a long trip — what matters is the two of you are getting in some one-on-one time.

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6. Go to the Park

As long as you’re taking a car ride together, you might as well stop at the dog park. Here, your dog can really stretch their legs, meet up with other dog friends, and show off their running and jumping skills.

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5. Cuddle

Set aside time every day to cuddle with your dog. You need this affection to keep your bond strong. Plus, every dog loves a nice, leisurely belly rub.

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