Treating Our Dogs With the Love They Deserve

Have you ever had one of those days? You know, the type where you get home and you think, “Thank God I don’t have to do this day over again”?

Those are the days when I appreciate my furry friends the most.

Because my husband is great, he really is, but he always has stuff of his own to deal with, like all other hard-working adults do. And my kids are great, but they’re teenagers with needs and wants and demands of their own.

Sometimes it’s my furry babies who give the most love back to me. And for this, I am ever-so-grateful. Especially on those rough days, when you just need to cuddle up with your sweet pup and watch TV or read a book and love and be loved.

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The amazing thing is this: our Cocker Spaniels need our love as much as we need their love. It’s what is termed a symbiotic relationship. As we pet our sweeties, we meet their needs and they meet ours.

Did you know that studies say that pet owners are healthier, have lower blood pressure and live longer than non-pet owners? Our pups help us every time they convince us to go for a walk or to throw the ball in the back yard (exercise!) or to snuggle up for a cuddle-fest.

Let’s thank our pups tonight. Please feel free to share your favorite Cocker Spaniel stories here in the comments. We’ll all appreciate the inspiration.

Welcome to I Love Cocker Spaniels! is a free website devoted to celebrating Cocker Spaniels. It is a site sponsored by a Cocker Spaniel fan who wanted to gather advice from other dog owners so we can inspire and support one another.

All dog lovers are invited to post on this forum.

This website is moderated by Savannah Summers, a writer, editor and Cocker Spaniel lover. Spammers will be blocked, so please do not post anything unrelated to dogs, dog ownership, dog rescues and dog breeding. Inappropriate language and topics will not be tolerated. This includes any inappropriate jokes related to the name of the breed of dog we love so much. Let’s keep the site rated “G” so kids can visit here, okay?

I have created this website out of my desire to support and encourage other dog owners to be the best dog companions they can be. Our animals give us their love and wholehearted devotion; we owe our Cocker Spaniels the same level of loyalty and care.

I am allowing posters to post links to products and services they like and want to recommend others to. I am not responsible for these recommendations. While I will do my best to moderate the site and keep out any bad recommendations or links to sites unrelated to dogs and dog ownership, I cannot promise perfection. Please alert me if you see any spammers or scammers posting on the site and I will remove their posts and ban them from the site.

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Much love to you and the canines in your life,

Savannah Summers