Whether or not you love dogs, kind of like dogs, or don’t really care either way about dogs, you should still get a dog for your kid. Growing up with a dog is just the best – everyone needs a friend, and your child deserves the best friend you can get. From telling secrets to playtime to naptime, having a doggy companion through life makes you happier and healthier! Need more proof? Here are 13 excellent reasons to raise a pup and a tot together.
1.) Because dogs will teach them important life skills, like how to stick your tongue out at your enemies.
2.) Because they’re friends from the moment you bring them home.
3.) Because they’ll jump on the trampoline so you don’t have to.
4.) Because you can save a lot of money by letting your child sleep in the dog bed.
5.) Because they will protect your child from the dreaded indoor bear during camping trips.
6.) Because your children will learn how to make new and interesting facial expressions.
7.) Because they will help prepare dinner.
8.) Because they’re very good at keeping secrets, of which your child has many.
9.) Because they will help your child plot their escape, so you can go on vacation.
10.) Because they will make your child laugh, and that’s a good sound to hear!
11.) Because they help with nap time.
12.) Because they will teach your child caring and compassion.
13.) Because otherwise your child would just have technology, which is no substitute for love.