There are instances when you regret having a pet dog at home. You always end up in a messy house. You also have to spend time and money just to feed the dog and walk it around the park. In a way, it becomes a major responsibility. In between work and family, this is the last thing that you need in your life.
Before you start thinking negatively of your pet dog, you also have to see how it positively affects your life. They may be playful, loud and angry at times, but dogs also make you healthy.
You hate it when you are forced to go to the park just to walk them or play with them. The truth is that you may not have any other physical activity and this is the only way for you to stay fit. Without your pet dog, you might be seated on your couch the whole day and this negatively affects your health.
There are also a lot of times when you face problems in the office or with your family. You have no one to speak with. If you have a pet dog at home, you can just vent your feelings out without being judged. Your dog cannot talk back to you. The only thing it does is to listen. This is exactly what you need.
In short, even if you hate your dog for several reasons, you also need one right now. The moment you realize all the health benefits you get from having one, you might even decide to adopt more dogs.
Below is an infographic telling you the other ways in which dogs can make you stay healthy. These cute animals are not just there to be taken care of. They are also there to make you feel better.