Have you ever thought of celebrating your dog’s birthday?
Put yourself in your dog’s paws. Their birthday is quickly approaching. They watch as family members celebrate their birthdays with birthday cakes, ice cream, presents, and maybe even a party. Now it’s their turn.
Well, the good news is your dog will probably be thrilled with whatever you decide to do for their birthday. After all, you’re their best friend and they just wants to be with you.
To help you decide what to do we have some suggestions for the special day.
5 Ways to Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday
#1. Throw Your Dog A Birthday Party
Birthday parties aren’t just for people. Dogs like to socialize as much as we do and your dog probably has already made some friends at the dog park or even in the neighbourhood.
Throw a fun birthday party, complete with your dog’s favourite treats. Invite your friends and neighbours and celebrate with an afternoon of good food and fun games of fetch and frisbee.
#2. Make Your Dog A Special Cake
That’s right. Imagine getting your dog getting their own doggie birthday cake – just for them. A gorgeously decorated birthday cake, made from 100 percent dog friendly ingredients which will keep your dog excited and busy for hours.
They can even share it with their friends that come to their party.
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#3. Spoil Your Dog With Birthday Presents
Dogs are like kids. They can never have too many toys. And, what’s a birthday without presents?
Treats are probably at the top of any dog’s list for the perfect birthday present, but don’t forget to add an interactive dog toy, a dog ball, and a kong squeaker toy to make his gift list a real hit.
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#4. Let Your Dog Sleep With You.
Maybe your dog sleeps in his own ultra-comfortable dog bed, but he’s always looking longingly at your bed. Let him join you for the night as a special birthday treat.
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#5. Go For A Long Dog Walk.
Dogs love to walk. A long walk gives a dog the opportunity to socialize with other dogs, to meet people, and to get plenty of compliments from new friends. It’s also a great way to expend your dog’s energy, especially before a full day of celebrating. Choose a path that your dog particularly enjoys or stop by the dog park for a vigorous play session to cap off your dog’s special day.
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Our time with our beloved pets is often far too short for our liking. Make every moment – and every birthday count – by finding fun, creative ways to celebrate your dog’s birthday and create lifelong memories for yourself and your family at the same time.
Tell us what you did for your dogs birthday in the comments below.