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4 Simple Ways To Have An Amazing Valentine’s Day With Your Pet

As you prepare to enjoy Valentine’s day with your loved one, remember that your pets also love you unconditionally. With all the boxes of delicious chocolate lying around, and the bouquets of beautiful roses, your pets are your biggest fan. You should try and make this day a special day for them, too.

While chocolate is certainly unhealthy for your flurry friends, there are simple ways to ensure your pets enjoy this day. Here are creative ways to show your pets that you care on this special day.

1. Find an activity they enjoy doing

For example, if your dog really get’s a kick out of running laps around the park, spend time with them at the park. But if your pets enjoy long walks, wear a comfortable pair of shoe and go for a walk. You can also play with your cats outdoors.

Whatever you decide to do, it is important to always get them involved. Forget about the work projects you have to complete or the best gift you still have to get for your loved one. Just enjoy spending quality time with your pet.

2. Get them a delicious treat

If you are out shopping for a delicious treat for your furry friend, avoid candy as it is unhealthy for pets. Fortunately, there are many pet bakeries you can depend on to get delicious treats that cater to your pet’s dietary restrictions. Alternatively, you can get instructions online on how to make your own cupcakes or muffins for your furry friends.

3. Buy them a toy

As kids are usually excited to visit their favorite toy store, your furry friends are not any different. Some stores like Petsmart and Petco allow dog owners to shop with their pets provided they have a leash. Allow your dogs to freely explore the shelves as they choose the best toy. They will definitely look forward to take it home so that they can start playing.

4. Consider arranging a play date

Remember that valentine’s day is the best time to show love to those around you. You can arrange an interactive play date with your furry friends and they can play with their own species. A puppy play date will definitely lift their spirits in ways you could have never imagined.


If your furry friends accidentally consume chocolate as you celebrate this special day, it is important to visit the vet as soon as possible.