Dogs have long been known to make great companions. I have heard from many people who own a dog that a dog is capable of boosting your mood and your health. But is it true? I didn’t know if it was all true until my sister surprised us with two tiny dogs. After having our dogs for several months I noticed it does change our lives in many ways. For me, my dogs changed it by showing me how to care for them. They also taught me how to understand them and how to love them even when they’re annoying and clingy. Having a dog teaches us patience, commitment, and selflessness. Caring for a dog takes a lot of responsibility and commitment. We also learn to be less focused on ourselves and be more patient, as pets can sometimes test our patience. Owning a dog can actually have a special impact in our lives. Firstly, my dogs have changed my life in a couple of ways because at first, I didn’t care about them, all I had in mind was …show more content…
Like I mentioned before at first I wasn’t very happy with the idea of owning pets. After a while, my dad got tired of them as well and wanted to sell them. He actually found a woman who was willing to take them into her home but when my dad was speaking to the woman, ready to give them away, he backed out at the last moment. He couldn’t give them up himself he told me he saw how sad my brothers were and how the puppies looked sad as well and weren’t hyper like always. I wasn’t there with him when he was going to give them up because I was at my mom’s home but as soon as he told me they were meeting up with the woman I felt a knot in my throat. I cried a little because I didn’t want to give them away. I had finally learned to love and accept them that It hurt me knowing I wasn’t going to be able to see them anymore. Yes, they are very clingy and annoying but that is the best part of them, they love you unconditionally no matter
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Due to a lack of research in CAT and the fact that most AAT involves the use of canines, it will be assumed in this paper that if canines are not mentioned in the research, the effectiveness of CAT may be equal to the effectiveness of AAT (National Service Animal Registry, 2017). Sable (2013) suggested that a relationship with a family pet, especially a dog or cat, reflects certain aspects of attachment which may result in a sense of comfort and connection to individuals. Sable came to this conclusion using the ethological-evolutionary framework of attachment, neuroscience, and animal studies. He concluded that there is now convincing scientific evidence that companion animals have positive effects on psychological and physical well-being, helping shape how people regulate their emotions, deal with stress or trauma, and relate to others (Sable,
Gets them out to go to the bathroom, gets them out of the house. Gets them into a wake up routine, gives them a schedule.” (Wounded Warriors, Healing Hounds). Dogs can help soldiers in many ways. By being there for them and making them not feel insecure, the dog is will always be there.
Getting a Dog Have you ever been so happy that you couldn’t talk well that was how happy me and my sister were when we were allowed to get a dog. So after a night me and my sister couldn’t sleep we got up at like 8:00 because my parents would of gotten mad at us if we woke them up any earlier. So we ate breakfast and ate and like usually my parents procrastinated till it was about 11:00 and Petsmart stops showing the dogs at 12:00 so then we went to see the dogs and we found the one his name was hambone and he was cute he was beagle part basit.
You will benefit from having a happier and more contented dog and also a happier and more contented you. Everyone knows that dogs need exercise, physical exercise that is, but not everyone understands that they also desperately need mental exercise! Obviously this is canine mental exercise, that is to say we don’t expect the dog to want to start learning chess but imagine if you can just what your life would be like without any mental stimulation - you would quickly go mad!
expected. The noticeable improvements Evan made after visiting with the dogs, backed up by the facts I found, made it very clear that the therapy dogs could be attributed to both the mental and physical changes in Evan’s health. While at first I wanted to learn whether or not different breeds of dogs or the age of the therapy dog made a difference in the effects it had on a patient’s health, I found that those factors were largely inconsequential in the bigger picture. I didn’t observe that either factors made an impact and Evan didn’t report that he preferred any one breed or age of dog over the other.
In both Turner and Hooch and Marley and me, dogs were used as main characters to teach very valuable life lessons. In Turner and Hooch, Hooch taught his new master, Scott Turner the value of companionship. At first, Scott is fine with his life because everything is basically perfect and he is super organized. Then he gets stuck with a dead man’s crazy dog and he has no idea what to do with him because he is out of control. The dog has to go see a vet so that’s where he meets his future wife.
I remember a quote from one of my favourite and very famous movie, Pulp Fiction, where Samuel L Jackson says “Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way”. This saying got me past my fear of dogs and now I love them. Unfortunately I don’t have any dogs in my household because of my parent’s rules but my cousins have a puppy that is very cute. I prefer dogs over cats any day of my life.
While many pet owners claim that their pets actually do make them feel better, there are still some skeptics. However, research studies show that pets do have a very positive impact on various aspects of our health. In fact, according to “In Their Innocence and Wisdom” by Lilly Calandrello, studies have correlated pet ownership with the following health benefits: lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, better psychological health, lower heart attack rates, higher survival rates following coronary heart disease, enhanced self-esteem and social interaction. So as people take care of their companion animals, the animals are in turn taking care of their
Shortly after my sixteenth birthday, something terrible happened to me. But, first let's start at the beginning. When I was five years old my parents got me the best gift a little girl could ever ask for, a puppy. My dad came into the house with what I thought was a black jacket in his arms. I was wrong, after he came into the kitchen the “jacket” popped it’s little head up, it wasn’t a jacket, it was a puppy.
They treated me like a human and not just a kid. Due to this I realised that they are human to and deserved a life of love even if that wasn’t with each other. Most importantly they have shown me that even though things don’t always work out the way they are planned to, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a great life for your