Did you know that over 60% of all households in the United States have a pet and that over 75 million dogs are living in one of those houses? If you are not lucky enough to be a family member in one of those homes and are seriously considering about getting a dog as a pet, then have you asked yourself: What Breed of Dog Do I Want? Money shouldn’t be a problem since according to the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP), about 65% of dog owners acquire them for free or very low cost; the problem you will find is that making the final decision will be extremely difficult - there are more than 150 recognized breed of dogs and all of them are cute.
health benefits for you and the health of your dog; swimming also helps to boots their confidence and reduce behavior problems such as excessive barking, hyperactivity and scratches on your furniture.
A beach vacation is usually a dream for many children and an activity that adults love so why don’t you take your dog with you next time? If you live in a country where the weather allows you to do regular trips or even better, if you live by the beach, go for a swim and take your dog with you, enjoy the wonders of the sea and run along the edge of the beach, dig in the sand looking for crabs and shells; even if you just want to lay by the beach, you can always leave your children play with the dog; it is a win-win situation.
The best time for a dog to get in contact with water is when they are puppies; same as humans, they learn better and quicker when they are babies and instead of “learning a new trick” it would be an instinctive act; they will experience and learn something new and fun, a new adventure and exercise in an open place that will instantly improve their innate skills; you kids will also love playing with their pet, but with the extra advantage that some breeds are natural swimmers and could rescue you if needed – dogs are extremely loyal and some breeds with do anything possible to protect you from threats and danger.