6 Ways to Show Your Dogs You Love Them

By Shannon Gurnee
In Dogs
August 13, 2018
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This is a partnered post with Milo’s Kitchen.

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A few months ago, we were blessed with two new additions to our family – Luna and Shelby. They are Great Pyrenees dogs – a breed I’ve never owned before in my life. These two adorable dogs instantly made a great addition to our home and family. I never imagined loving an animal as much as I do our dogs! As dog owners, we love to show Luna and Shelby how much we love them and there are a variety of ways we do this!

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1 – Go for a walk. Dogs love to get outside! Even though we live on an acre of land, Luna and Shelby still love to get out on their leashes and explore the neighborhood…as well as all the plants and other dogs! It’s a great way to get out and get fresh air, as well as some exercise!

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2 – Toys to play with. Our dogs love to play with (and chew on) toys! Whether it be bones or stuffed animals, they love playing with their toys. They also love it when we play fetch with them in the backyard with a dog ball or tennis ball, as well as kicking the soccer ball around with them.

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3 – Play in the mud. Dogs love to get dirty…or at least ours do! While it may be a mess, they’ll love get down and dirty with mother nature! If you’re afraid of the inside of your house getting dirty, just keep some towels by the door and dry them off when they come inside.

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4 – Go for a drive. Our dogs have just discovered that they love the wind blowing through their ears and face when we go on drives. What’s even more fun is to add a trip to the dog park or beach with your dog. They’ll love the time out and about with you!

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5 – A comfortable place to rest. One of the first things we purchased for our dogs was a dog bed. At first they didn’t really know what to do with that, but now they absolutely love them! It gives them a warm and comfortable place to rest and sleep and isn’t too rough on the budget either.

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6 – A yummy, homestyle dog treat. Our dogs LOVE to eat treats! Not only are they yummy for them, but it’s also a great way to teach them things. I recently discovered Milo’s Kitchen homestyle dog treats at Walmart and our dogs LOVE them!!! These treats are made with 100% real meat (you know they love that), so they are both pet and human approved.

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I just discovered Milo’s Kitchen® homestyle dog treats when I was shopping at Walmart. There were two different flavors I picked up – Milo’s Kitchen® Chicken Recipe with Wild Rice & Spring Vegetables and Milo’s Kitchen® Beef Recipe with Real Brisket and Garden Vegetables.

The Milo’s Kitchen homestyle dog treats are made with 100% real chicken and beef as the #1 ingredient. Each one is made totally free of artificial flavors or colors and each one is produced here in the USA. The makers of Milo’s Kitchen homestyle dog treats believe they deserve treats made with the same quality of ingredients and care that we want for our food. After all, our dogs are family and they deserve to be treated like family. And nothing says “I love you” more than something made with love and care.

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Milo’s Kitchen® Chicken Recipe with Wild Rice & Spring Vegetables

Milo’s Kitchen Homestyle Chicken Recipe With Wild Rice & Spring Vegetables Dog Treats are made with all-natural ingredients, including chicken, wild rice, carrots, and green beans. These high-protein, flavorful snacks are packed with homestyle goodness and are perfect for dogs of all sizes. Serve them whole for larger dogs or snap them into bite-sized pieces for smaller dogs and pups. Great as a snack, these dog treats contain no meat by-products or artificial preservatives, flavors, or colors.

  • Made with 100% real chicken, hearty wild rice, and vegetables
  • Contains no corn or wheat
  • Contains no meat by-products or artificial preservatives, flavors, or colors
  • Produced in Arkansas, USA
  • Great as a snack as part of a healthy diet

 

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Milo’s Kitchen® Beef Recipe with Real Brisket and Garden Vegetables

Homestyle Beef Recipe With Real Brisket & Garden Vegetables Dog Treats. Made with all-natural ingredients–including beef brisket, spinach, and carrots–these high-protein, flavorful snacks are packed with homestyle meaty goodness and are perfect for dogs of all sizes. Serve them whole for larger dogs or snap them into bite-sized pieces for smaller dogs and pups. Great as a snack, these dog treats are grain-free and contain no meat by-products or artificial flavors or colors.

  • Made with 100% real beef and vegetables
  • Grain-free
  • Contains no meat by-products or artificial flavors or colors
  • Produced in Arkansas, USA
  • Great as a snack as part of a healthy diet

 

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I’m so glad we discovered Milo’s Kitchen homestyle dog treats and will definitely be purchasing them again in the future! Our dogs love these treats and we love to show them we love them, so it’s the perfect combination!

Have you tried the Milo’s Kitchen homestyle dog treats?
What is your dog’s favorite flavor?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

43 Responses to “6 Ways to Show Your Dogs You Love Them”

  1. Stacie says:

    Treats are always a great way to show your dogs you care. They’re food motivated, so it’s like gold to them.

  2. Amber Myers says:

    So sweet. I only have cats, but they love when they get treats as well. They do enjoy eating, that’s for sure!

  3. robin rue says:

    I miss having a dog. I keep telling my husband that I want another one, but he’s not ready yet.

  4. Colleen says:

    Your dogs are so adorable! I love their sweet little faces. I think pooches ALWAYS appreciate food. LOL

  5. Bill Sweeney says:

    Can’t think of a dog who doesn’t love a treat! I think that’s a good way to say, “I love you”, to your dogs. I liked spending time with our dogs being outside playing with them.

  6. These are greta ideas! Not sure about the playing in the mud part. Lol. But I know Rufus would love that

  7. Denise C says:

    I’m glad to hear they don’t contain any artificial colors or flavors. I wish those ingredients weren’t allowed in food–for pets or humans.

  8. Dogvills says:

    Sounds like my fur baby will be loving those treats too. He has only learned to like treats lately. Before, he was just full meals and would turn away when we offered him treats. I guess that would classify him as a “picky treat eater.”

  9. Amy says:

    My dog LOVES some good treats! She is a fan of this brand, but has a few bags of another to finish up first.

  10. Estelle says:

    My daughter wants a dog really bad and was admiring Luna and Shelby. So great that you have fabulous treats like these to give them as a reward.

  11. 1stopmom says:

    The are very beautiful dogs. I love the picture of one of them after playing in the mud. I have not bought Milo treats before but I have heard good things about the company.

  12. Marysa says:

    It sounds like you guys have been having a lot of fun with your new dogs! That’s great you found some quality treats for them, too. We have cats and are big label-readers for our pets.

  13. Sarah L says:

    Love the ‘play in the mud’ photo. Cute dogs.

  14. Becca Wilson says:

    These are all great ways to show your pup that you really care. Treats are something that ours looks forward to after they have done something to deserve praise.

  15. brianne says:

    Your pups are just the cutest! We have two dogs as well! I just love these tips!

  16. Dana Rodriguez says:

    We have cats but your dogs are so cute. These are all great ideas!

  17. Ruth I says:

    I think the treats are the top in this list, but it should be on moderation. We do not have a dog yet but planning to have one this year.

  18. Milo’s is one of the few I give our dog because I trust them being made here in the US. We do all of these things for our boxer, Hank, too. He loves taking the kids to school in the car every day.

  19. Kita Bryant says:

    I don’t have a dog but back in the day when I did, I love snuggling my dog. She loved it as much as I did if not more.

  20. Sara Welch says:

    This makes me wish I had a doggo to love on. I miss owning a puppers. They give us so much love!

  21. Tara Pittman says:

    Dogs are so much like kids. They need attention and special treats too.

  22. Melanie Walsh says:

    We adopted a new pup this year, and I’m smitten! Definitely need to make sure she knows she’s loved with yummy treats and lots of playtime.

  23. Gemille Sleweon says:

    I’m currently not a dog owner, but i look forward to adopting my first dog in the near future. This was very informative, thanks for sharing.

  24. Pam says:

    Your dogs are precious. We’ve been considering getting a Great Pyrenees to protect our flock of sheep.

  25. Theresa says:

    Your dogs are gorgeous ♥ I have given Milos Kitchen treats to my boxers and they love them.

  26. They are so cute and so sweet! You must be a good parent for them.

  27. Thank you so much for sharing this! Really great tips!

  28. Esther Irish says:

    Aw! I think we need some Milo’s treats! The playing in the mud is a tough one for me. I had the mess! lol

  29. Flyingkids says:

    This is a cute and helpful post. Your dogs are really adorable.

  30. Peter says:

    Our dogs love treats. These milos treats sound great.

  31. If i had a dog, i’d be cuddling her all the time! and playing with her all the time too! dogs are just the best. I have a kitten though… and i do basically that ahah

  32. Princess Quinn says:

    These are perfect ways on how to make your dogs feel very special. I think every pet loves getting dirty sometimes. Indeed, taking care of pets very similar with taking care of kids.

  33. Kathy says:

    Your dogs are so adorable! I love all these great tips too. I don’t have any dogs though. I have ducks, chickens and cats. Hoping to one day get a dog though.

  34. Kiwi says:

    I dont know about letting them play in the mud but I mean definitely bonding with them shows you that you love them. Also treats I know they will enjoy that with the right kind of treats like this!

  35. Erin Sluka says:

    We have some Milo treat jerky and my Maya loves them so much. It is her kennel treat at bed time every night

  36. What better treat for your best friend than something that has natural ingredients like beef brisket, spinach, and carrots.Something that is full of taste and goodness too .

  37. Sara Welch says:

    My beagles are spoiled! No doubt they know I love them.

  38. Such a balls of fluff! I miss having puppers, we’re a cat household now.

  39. Danielle says:

    Awwh what cute dogs. I would love a dog and this post has made me want to get one even more.

  40. Laura says:

    These are certainly some amazing ways to do it. The dog treats I think is one of the most loved by pets.

  41. Danielle says:

    Aw I love this! These are such perfect small ways to show more love to our dogs!

  42. Michele Pineda says:

    I haven’t tried these treats yet, but will have to check them out for Roxy. As far as toys go, yes she definitely loves toys but they have to be durable since she is a power chewer. As a pitbull she is pretty strong but my daughter loves to take her out for her walks too.

  43. Kiwi says:

    I think dogs really love walks. I dont have one but my friend and I need to take her dogs for a dog walk in this cute dog park in the city!

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