Benefits of Taking Your Dog To Daycare
Daycare providers help you meet your dog’s needs for attention, socialization, activity and supervision. Boredom, loneliness, and overall high energy in dogs can have adverse affects on a dog’s behavior. Dogs can respond sometimes with anxious and destructive actions when faced with guardians who are away from home all day or are otherwise unable to properly exercise their dog. Daycare isn’t for everybody – or every dog – but if your dog enjoys playing and socializing with other dogs this can be a great option!
Daycare for dogs works in most of the ways that it does for children. You drop them off in the morning, and they get to play, socialize, snack and nap while you are off working. Then at the end of the day you pick them up and instead of your dog greeting you with pent-up energy, they will be pleasantly tired and ready to relax with you for the rest of the evening.
The main benefits daycares can provide are:
- Relief from boredom, loneliness, and the anxiety that loneliness can cause in dogs.
- Socialization with both people and other dogs
- Much needed exercise
- Prevention of destructive behaviors in the house when unsupervised. (Including bathroom accidents that occur from to much time in between walks)