There are many benefits to owning a pet. They provide a human with companionship and responsibility. However, they can also be a lot of work. Pets require food, water, shelter, medical services, training and even socialization. Sometimes the company of a human is not enough for the pet. They often require additional companionship in the form of another pet dog. This is why dog parks and dog day care services exist. They also provide pet owners with a boarding place for the day, when they must work for long hours.
Most dog owners, 59% have just one dog. It is likely that this one dog is entertained and well taken care of when you, the human owner is present. However, what about all of those hours when you are away at work or running errands? The dog is locked up and does not receive any socialization. Own (more…)