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8 Reasons To Be Thankful For Fido

November 15, 2022
Did you know that November 23rd is Be Thankful For My Dog Day? We’re definitely onboard with that one! Our canine companions are furry, four-legged blessings on paws, and we are certainly very, very grateful for them. In this article from Westside Animal Hospital, a Savannah, GA vet lists some reasons to be thankful for Fido.

Unconditional Love

Unconditional love is quite rare, and is extremely precious. Fido doesn’t care what kind of car you drive, how much money you earn, or how big your place is. He just wants to be with you!

Exercise

Did you know that people with dogs tend to be slimmer than those who don’t have pups? All those walks and play sessions really add up!

Stressbusters

Pets can be a wonderful source of comfort—or even a lifeline—on bad days. Fido may sense when you’re upset, and often shows his doggy support by sticking close by or perhaps putting a paw on your leg. These simple reassurances can make a world of difference to those who are struggling with grief, sorrow, or depression.

Protection

One of the ways that Fido has earned his honorary title of Man’s Best Friend is because of his protectiveness. Our canine pals have warned humans of intruders, defended them against attacks, and even risked their lives for us.

Entertainment

Man’s Best Friend can be a fierce guardian, but his silly side is also something to be treasured. Dogs are absolutely adorable when they are playing with a new stuffy or happily chasing after a ball or stick. Fido’s goofy antics definitely keep us smiling. That alone is priceless!

Dedication

Fido serves us in many different roles. However, working dogs definitely take top honors here. These brave, smart, hardworking pooches are absolutely incredible, and have improved or saved countless lives.

Loyalty

Fido’s devotion is truly outstanding. His entire world revolves around you! Your canine pal will stay with you no matter what curveballs that life throws your way.

Tail Wags

The tail wag is definitely one of Fido’s most adorable traits. It’s almost impossible not to smile when your four-legged friend signals his happiness or excitement this way. Some pups wag their tails so hard they actually injure themselves! Happy Thanksgiving! Do you have questions about your pet’s health or care? Contact us here at Westside Animal Hospital, your Savannah, GA animal clinic, today!

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