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4 Awesome Benefits Of Bringing A Puppy Into Your Home

Have you ever considered bringing a puppy into your home, but you were worried about whether or not this is a good idea? Does the thought of becoming the owner of a Shih-Tzu, Poosh or Malti-Poo get you all excited? There are actually many great benefits associated with this, so you should definitely consider those before making your final decision. Here are 4 awesome advantages you can anticipate if you decide to move forward with this.


1. Stress Reduction

Most people deal with stress on a regular basis. This is unfortunate since it can lower their quality of life and make things much harder than they have to be. One of the greatest benefits of having a Yorkie, Maltese, Malshipoo or another puppy in the home is the fact that they can help decrease stress significantly. Something as simple as sitting there listening to music and stroking your puppy can make a world of difference.

2. Making New Friends

When you were a child, you probably made friends every other day, but this becomes much harder once you reach adulthood. It is not easy to walk up to a random person in hopes of finding common ground and striking up a friendship. Once you have a puppy, you will be responsible for walking them and giving them the opportunity to have fun. While you are on a stroll or at a local dog park, you are likely to come across other pet owners. The fact that you are both animal lovers can serve as an icebreaker.


3. Cancer Detection

There have been various studies conducted that suggest canines can detect cancer in humans. If this is a concern of yours, heading out and getting a Shihtese or Yorkie-Poo may be an excellent choice. While this may sound unbelievable, it is actually less baffling than it seems.

Puppies have an acute sense of smell and they are able to detect changes in the body based on changes they notice when giving you a sniff. If you are spending time with your new pup and they seem preoccupied with sniffing a certain part of your body, it could be a sign that you need to get checked out.

4. Teaching Children Responsibility

Many children want puppies, yet they are not clear about the amount of responsibility associated with it. From making sure that your furry friend eats daily to cleaning up when they make a mess, there is more to it than running around playing Frisbee. If you decide to get your child a puppy, assign them responsibilities based on their age. For instance, a child that is 5-years-old can be responsible for hosing the puppy down after a bath or brushing their coat. Having them tackle this type of task early can prepare them for later in life when the responsibilities really start to pile up.


As you can tell, there are clear advantages to allowing a puppy to become the newest member of your family. They can bring much-needed positivity to your life, help you socialize more and help with your health. That is more than enough reason to head out and look for a new pooch right now.

So, if you're thinking of buying a puppy contact Petite Pets Puppy Boutique today or stop in and come see our cute little doggies in person.

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