Dogs are arguably the most lovable creatures this world has to offer, and they’re constantly showing their humans love. Whether it’s tail wagging, face licking or couch cuddling, your dog intuitively knows your love language. Dogs are champs at wearing their hearts on their sleeves, but do you know how to show your dog the unconditional love he shows you? Here are 5 of the best ways to make your dog love you.
It may seem like a special treat to bend the rules every once in awhile for your pup, like letting him jump on the couch on his birthday or feeding him human food from the table when you’re feeling extra loving. This sort of thing comes naturally to us since breaking the rules for us is fun and exciting, but it’s actually pretty confusing for our furry friends. Sticking to the routine is one thing dogs like. It’s comforting to your pet, so by being consistent you’re actually showing your pup the love he craves!
Dogs are definitely the touchy-feely types. Cuddling up, scratching behind his ears and rubbing his belly are great ways to remind your dog that he’s loved. Even regular grooming like brushing or extra massages during bathtime is great bonding time. Not only will your pooch appreciate all of the physical touch, but you’ll also show your care by checking for any abnormalities on his body.
3. Body Language
Paying attention to your dog’s body language is a great way to look out for him. While most pups are into cuddles and belly rubs, not all dogs like being hugged or patted on the head. Some pups are wary of meeting strangers too, so you can show him love by letting other humans know what is and isn’t comfortable for him.
The quickest way to your pup’s heart is through his stomach. Most dogs think food is the greatest gift they could ever receive, so on special occasions, giving your dog an extra treat, like K9POWER’s delicious and healthy Carnivore Cookies, is a quick and easy way to say, “I love you!” To give your dog a special treat every day, add K9POWER supplements, such as our K9 Power Show Stopper, to your pup’s food. Your dog will not only love the taste, but he’ll be receiving essential nutrients to make him feel great with every meal.
5. Say it Out Loud
Many studies suggest that dogs understand a lot more of what we’re saying than we realize, so go right ahead and tell your pup how much you love him! It may feel silly at first, but it won’t be long before saying, “Bye! I love you! Have a great day,” before you leave for work each morning becomes second nature.