When we are feeling grumpy or sad, they are there. They don’t care what we wear, where we live, or the car we drive. Animals are part of our family, and a forever friend to a child or the lonely. They give us a confident feeling of worth; sometimes when others cannot, and accept us for who we really are. Not only do pets make excellent companions, they provide a number of proven physical and psychological health benefits for people.
The name Pug comes from the Latin word pugnus, meaning “fist,” a reference to the dogs face. This dog exhibits stability to people of all ages. If you don’t like lots of hair everywhere the Pug is a great choice for you because they do not shed much. Pugs love to have someone to play with them when they can’t go outside. The Bulldog is a good companion for young children and elderly because they are a very gentle breed.
A dog that understands that you are the leader will naturally be easier to train. Establish Leadership You want your dog to understand that you are the person to look to when they question what is right or wrong. This is done by being firm, yet kind with the dog. You don't want your dog to listen to you out of fear, but out of respect. Setting boundaries is very important in gaining respect.
Having a dog or cat around to keep company is quite nice, they are cute, soft, cuddly, and always show love no matter what. In the United States, sixty-two percent of the population own a pet, which affect people’s daily lives, (Saunders et al. 1). The differences between people who do own pets and those who do not own pets are quite substantial. Pet owners find it easier to cope with anxiety, depression, and loneliness than non-pet owners, who do not always have someone to be there for them.
Next about love, the bond between an individual and his/her pet is an extremely tight bond with pure love from both. Pets express their love by actually the reasons I listed before this reason, by protecting their owners and by always being by their side and making them feel better and happy. To talk about times they show their pure love, there really aren't specific or main times, but I could only say as long as they are with their people they will constantly show their love to them. A pet is something everyone should have and like because of their way of showing love and loyalty forever and ever, which is the reason why most individuals get a
Animals can be used to open a channel of emotionally safe and non-threatening communication in the relationship. The simple presence of an animal may open a path through their resistance and allow the professional to come inside. The presence of animals is extremely effective with children. They are much more likely to project t... ... middle of paper ... ... that improves their self-esteem. It allows them to break down the tough image that they feel they have to keep up in front of the other inmates, and allows them to show their more compassionate side.
al 213-228). Pet companionship is not only beneficial for single people but also for people who do not have many friends. Pets provide the friendless person with a companion to spend their time with so he or she feels less lonely. Pets that can be taken for walks, like dogs, can also open doors for their lonesome owners or as Bueker states, “On the positive side, I find that dogs act as 'tickets' for people to socialize and deve... ... middle of paper ... ...tress and anxiety levels (PAWSitive InterAction). In other words, staring at Nemo helps people become calm.
This increase in frequency causes the same behaviors to be repeated along with new bad behaviors. Treating a dog like a child is one of the worst or best things that can happen since dogs were built for repetition and structure. Children, unlike dogs, even though the “training” can be the same, can react to things that can change better than dogs can. Dogs need to have order to function, but very constructive and consistent. Many dog trainer problems are the result of not using the correct techniques in making the animal feel safe.
There are more than enough pets to go around and many different species to fit all types of personalities and lifestyles. Pets offer extraordinary benefits for their owner that will improve many aspects of their lives. Unfortunately many of these benefits are unknown to post people and instead they are influenced by misconceptions that make owning a pet seem less desirable. If anything is learned from this paper it is that owning a pet is an absolutely amazing experience that more people should experience. It is unfortunate that some people are robbed of this opportunity by misconception spread by uninformed people.
“Over 71 million American households [about 62%] have a pet, with most people considering their pets as members of the family (Cadciotti and Zuckerman)”. Pet ownership has become increasingly common. They are often thought of as companions and just another member of the family but they can be so much more. They provide many other great benefits to the people they interact with. “ Some research studies have found that people who have a pet have healthier hearts, stay home sick less often, make fewer [doctor visits], get more exercise, and are less depressed (Cadciotti and Diana Zuckerman)”.