Bond With Your Dog Day

Bond With Your Dog Day

Join us on 14th May to celebrate the bond you have with your canine pal by sharing your pictures on social media using the hashtag #BondWithYourDogDay

Join us on 14th May to celebrate the bond you have with your canine pal by sharing your pictures on social media using the hashtag #BondWithYourDogDay

#BondWithYourDogDay

14 May

#BondWithYourDogDay

14 May

A positive dog bond doesn't happen overnight

A positive dog bond doesn't happen overnight

Like any relationship it takes time to form a solid bond with your dog which also requires nurturing. Above all, it is about staying positive and making the required effort to build that bond.

Like any relationship it takes time to form a solid bond with your dog which also requires nurturing. Above all, it is about staying positive and making the required effort to build that bond.

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A positive dog bond equals a positive relationship

A positive dog bond equals a positive relationship

A positive relationship is when you are living side by side with your dog in a harmonious manner, enjoying each other's company and finding solace and peace being together. This is the ultimate bond.

A positive relationship is when you are living side by side with your dog in a harmonious manner, enjoying each other's company and finding solace and peace being together. This is the ultimate bond.

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A positive dog bond means a very happy family

A positive dog bond means a very happy family

Whether your 'family' is just you and your dog or includes a partner, children or friends, a close bond with your dog is vital for every 'family' member. A dog is happy to bond with more than one person!

Whether your 'family' is just you and your dog or includes a partner, children or friends, a close bond with your dog is vital for every 'family' member. A dog is happy to bond with more than one person!

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These Humans Celebrate the Power of Dog Bonding

These Humans Celebrate the Power of Dog Bonding

Dru Ross

Dru Ross

'The bond I have with my dog means he knows he can trust me to look out for him in any situation he's not comfortable with, making him super responsive to commands almost regardless of what is going on.'

'The bond I have with my dog means he knows he can trust me to look out for him in any situation he's not comfortable with, making him super responsive to commands almost regardless of what is going on.'

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Bond With Your Dog Day?

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Bond With Your Dog Day?

Be ready for 14th May

Reach out to Dogs Are Family and receive a copy of our ready made social media kit to promote and celebrate the powerful bond between humans and dogs.

Be ready for 14th May

Reach out to Dogs Are Family and receive a copy of our ready made social media kit to promote and celebrate the powerful bond between humans and dogs.

Saba the Maltese Poodle

Saba the Maltese Poodle

'What I enjoyed most was spending more time with Saba, because usually she's going to be laying down, sleeping or I just play fetch with her. So I like actually like getting a bond with her.' 

'What I enjoyed most was spending more time with Saba, because usually she's going to be laying down, sleeping or I just play fetch with her. So I like actually like getting a bond with her.' 

Sinéad Christie

Sinéad Christie

'Bonding with my dog means we get to work together. She adds so much to my life: a best friend and a partner in crime for our adventures. Without that connection neither of us would want to explore together. It's what makes her feel like family.'

'Bonding with my dog means we get to work together. She adds so much to my life: a best friend and a partner in crime for our adventures. Without that connection neither of us would want to explore together. It's what makes her feel like family.'

A positive dog bond depends on trust

A positive dog bond depends on trust

Naturally, you need to be able to trust your dog, but that trust is equally important the other way around. Your dog needs to know that you have their best interest in mind, which will help the bond between you.

Naturally, you need to be able to trust your dog, but that trust is equally important the other way around. Your dog needs to know that you have their best interest in mind, which will help the bond between you.

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A positive dog bond requires understanding

A positive dog bond requires understanding

Understanding what your dog is trying to tell you, through their body language, will strengthen the bond between you. It will ensure you always know what your dog needs in different situations.

Understanding what your dog is trying to tell you, through their body language, will strengthen the bond between you. It will ensure you always know what your dog needs in different situations.

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A positive dog bond goes both ways

A positive dog bond goes both ways

Putting time aside for your dog is important for the bonding process. Allow time for positive interactions between the two of you. Make sure you build lovely memories together which will cement your bond.

Putting time aside for your dog is important for the bonding process. Allow time for positive interactions between the two of you. Make sure you build lovely memories together which will cement your bond.

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How to Bond with your Dog

How to Bond with your Dog

Understand what your dog is telling you through their body language

Understand what your dog is telling you through their body language

Taking the time to learn how to speak dog is a skill that will be worth doing. Your dog is telling you many things through their body language and once you know what that is, you are fully prepared to embrace your own Bond With Your Dog Day, remember to enjoy your 'chats'!

Taking the time to learn how to speak dog is a skill that will be worth doing. Your dog is telling you many things through their body language and once you know what that is, you are fully prepared to embrace your own Bond With Your Dog Day, remember to enjoy your 'chats'!

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Successful interactions by using positive reinforcement methods

Successful interactions by using positive reinforcement methods

A quick way into most dogs' hearts is through the use of yummy food and positive interactions. Whether you are training your dog or having fun together, your bond will be strengthened by you using positive methods such as rewarding your dog for the behaviours you like to see. Above all, make it a fun Bond With Your Dog Day.

A quick way into most dogs' hearts is through the use of yummy food and positive interactions. Whether you are training your dog or having fun together, your bond will be strengthened by you using positive methods such as rewarding your dog for the behaviours you like to see. Above all, make it a fun Bond With Your Dog Day.

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Engage in shared activities to boost the bond between you and your dog

Engage in shared activities to boost the bond between you and your dog

Your dog wants to hang out with you, they love spending time with you and even more so if you are doing activities together. Find something that both you and your dog love doing whether this is a swimming class or simply hiking up a mountain. What matters is that you are turning it into a Bond With Your Dog Day. 

Your dog wants to hang out with you, they love spending time with you and even more so if you are doing activities together. Find something that both you and your dog love doing whether this is a swimming class or simply hiking up a mountain. What matters is that you are turning it into a Bond With Your Dog Day. 

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Engaging your dog in mentality stimulating activities will help with your bonding process as you work together on these activities. A 'simple' box can be used for many different games, you literally just have to think outside the box! Share your pictures with other dog owners using #BondWithYourDogDay.

Engaging your dog in mentality stimulating activities will help with your bonding process as you work together on these activities. A 'simple' box can be used for many different games, you literally just have to think outside the box! Share your pictures with other dog owners using #BondWithYourDogDay.

3 Quick Ideas for Bond With Your Dog Day

3 Quick Ideas for Bond With Your Dog Day

Mindful walking is good for both you and your dog's wellbeing

Mindful walking is good for both you and your dog's wellbeing

Dogs need walking so why not make that 'chore' more fun and fulfilling for both you and your pooch? Allow your dog oodles of time to sniff by scattering some treats in the undergrowth. Then take in the scenary and smells before you both start walking again. This type of #BondWithYourDogDay will make a difference to you both.

Dogs need walking so why not make that 'chore' more fun and fulfilling for both you and your pooch? Allow your dog oodles of time to sniff by scattering some treats in the undergrowth. Then take in the scenary and smells before you both start walking again. This type of #BondWithYourDogDay will make a difference to you both.

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Bond With Your Dog Day | #BondWithYourDogDay

A box will bring a world of fun to your four legged friend

A box will bring a world of fun to your four legged friend

Time out and snuggle up together can bring you closer to your dog

Time out and snuggle up together can bring you closer to your dog

It is a fact that dogs sleep a lot, take advantage of this by getting down on the floor and snuggle up together. Being comfortable and warm while calmly stroking your dog will boost your relationship. Have a chilled and stressfree #BondWithYourDogDay. 

It is a fact that dogs sleep a lot, take advantage of this by getting down on the floor and snuggle up together. Being comfortable and warm while calmly stroking your dog will boost your relationship. Have a chilled and stressfree #BondWithYourDogDay. 

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