Why Walking Your Dog Matters

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Walking your dog is essential because it is imperative for your dog’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. In order to ensure that your dog leads a happy and healthy life, you should take him or her out for a walk at least once a day.


 If, for some reason, you cannot walk your dog every day, you may have to find a dog walking service. 


There are many benefits of walking your dog. It will help them stay physically fit as they get the much-needed exercise they need to burn off energy and remain healthy.


A daily walk can also help improve or maintain your dog’s muscle tone by strengthening their muscles through a strenuous activity that allows them to build a leaner tone.


The act of walking also helps promote emotional well-being because it allows them to release excess energy and stress accumulated throughout the day.


Getting out and about will help your dog be calmer and happier as this activity is good for their mind, too, not just their body.


When you take your dog for a walk, it’s an ideal time to bond with them because you’re spending quality time together doing something they love- walking!


Dogs are social animals who like nothing better than human companionship, so taking them out also helps strengthen the relationship between you two.


There are many benefits of walking your dog; however, some dogs do not get enough exercise due to long work hours or other commitments. 


If this happens to be the case with you, it’s important that you find someone else who can help your dog get the exercise they need.


Walking also helps provide training opportunities for your furry friend. When your dog gets to go on a walk, they have access to new sights and smells that can encourage good behavior from them.


Commands such as “sit,” “stay,” and “heal” are easy to teach your dog during a walk. Just be patient, as it may take some time for them to catch on, especially if they are attempting new tricks while being distracted by their surroundings.


Pet Services in Chicagoland


Here at Doggy Detail, we understand that work and life happen, and pet owners may need assistance caring for their beloved Fido or Fluffy. 


We raise the woof with our cat and dog services. From dog walking to pet sitting, we are here to help! Give us a call at (847) 212-5616 with any questions about our dog walking or other services. We are also available through email at office@doggy-detail.com or fill out our contact form.