Owning an animal or rather more accurately, having an animal own you, is one of the most incredible relationships you will ever cultivate, mainly because a creature that is entirely different to you in every way apart from the fundamentals learns to trust and love you purely by your actions and behaviors towards them.
With dogs, they are generally considerably more willing to trust (adorable, you will agree), cats will judge you over time and not hurry their decision, and winning the heart of a beautiful bunny rabbit takes a great deal of patience but provides the ultimate of rewards.
Pets Keep You Fit & Active
Obviously, if you are the proud owner of a precious pooch, they require at least one long and stimulating walk every single day, come rain, shine or snowfall.
Even if you are someone who somewhat prefers the more sedentary life to brisk walks, with a dog you have no choice but to take them for a walk, with rabbits, you must monitor them in the garden when they’re digging and playing, and with a cat, well, someone has to sweep up the broken vases they insist on swiping from the shelf.
Pets Keep You Motivated
Motivation is one of the first things that seems to disappear when a person is suffering from feelings of low mood and depression and is simultaneously one of the most fundamental necessities for daily life.
However, no matter how you feel when you awake in the morning, your pet will want to be fed, watered, and paid vast amounts of attention (unless you have a cat, of course, who will demand affection only on its own terms) and whether you feel like it or not, you will be motivated to get up and tend to their needs, if only to stop the barking.
Additionally, always remember to register your beloved pet with a renowned and prestigious vet’s practice, such as petnestanimalhospital.com, in case they require urgent medical treatment.
Pets Are Fascinating To Watch & Learn From
The key to cultivating a strong bond with your animal is to watch and wait, letting them come to you on their own terms and always in their own time.
Lying on the floor in the same room as your pet as they study their surroundings and use their heightened sense of smell to figure out where they are is both incredible to watch and the easiest way to encourage them to come and investigate you.
Pets Remind Us To Appreciate The Here & Now
Animals use their instincts and emotions to live purely and fully in the moment and, as a result, provide inspiration for their human owners to enjoy and relax in the here and now.
There is so much to learn from watching and playing with your pet and both your physical and emotional health can only increase as a result.
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