3 Reasons Why Dogs Are Amazing

Dogs have always been hailed as ‘man’s best friend’ and held a special place in our hearts and our homes. With such a vast array of breeds, dogs come in all shapes and sizes. There is no doubt that you love dogs too, but if you ever needed more reasons to look upon your canine friends as the heroes that they are, we have a few big reasons right here.

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Always Ready to Follow You

Humans are often pursuing great adventures, whether it be climbing Mt. Everest or sailing across the ocean. You can guarantee that if there is a place to be explored, a group of eager people will be there ready to explore it. With people frequently setting off on great journeys across the unknown, it is not surprising that dogs have been on some great adventures too. When your dog is your best friend, of course, you would want to take them with you! Whether your dog is an Alaskan Malamute or a tiny Pug, whatever adventure life takes you on, they will be right behind you.

Saving Lives

If you save someone’s life, that makes you a hero. Well, some dogs are awesome enough to wear a cape every day. With dogs across the world doing all kinds of jobs, there are of course plenty whose jobs involve rescuing people from some tough situations. From the Avalanche Rescue Dogs in the harsh snowy environments to the Newfoundland’s that leap into the sea to save you, dogs are working hard to rescue people. But it isn’t just working dogs that save lives; your everyday pooch saves lives too. With chihuahuas rescuing children from snake attacks to dogs that save kittens from drowning – who ever said that dogs and cats are enemies? – there is a hero in the heart of every dog. You can certainly feel a little more at ease knowing there are dogs out there willing to jump in and save you from whatever life throws at you.

Making Life Easier

You can always rely on your best friend to bring a smile to your face. When life brings you troubles, your dog is always there to give you a hug and lift you back up. In fact, people are so aware of the emotional connection that dogs have with people, if you’re finding life particularly tough then therapy animals will be there for you, which is why we should be honoring the amazing work of therapy animals.

From children with traumatic pasts to the elderly in nursing homes, dogs are there to provide their love and that ever-needed dose of therapeutic comfort. Dogs can help people deal with all kinds of situations and can be trained to do all kinds of amazing things. If your child has a severe allergy, there are dogs that can detect deadly allergens. Dogs can also help autistic children or alert you of an oncoming seizure, even detecting cancer.

So now you know a little more about how amazing dogs can be. Whatever problem you have, there is a dog out there that can help you deal with it. Whether it be jumping in and saving the day, or being there for you when you need a hug, I’m sure you will agree that dogs are incredibly awesome!