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Pets Are Pawsome! National Pet Month

A human giving their white and black dog a kiss on the side of the head, at FurHaven Pet Products

National Pet Month Is Here!

 

May is National Pet Month (aka the best month EVER!!!), so we’re kicking it off with some of the things we love the most about pets. Here is your excuse to spend a day, or even the whole month, spoiling your furry family. Let’s be honest though… you probably don’t need an excuse. 

There are so many wonderful things about pets - we couldn’t choose just one! To celebrate National Pet Month, we wanted to share 3 of our furvorite things about a life with a pet.

A black and white cat getting scritches while being held by a human wearing a gold ring at FurHaven Pet Products

Unconditional Love

One of the most special things about the bond between a pet and their parents is the unconditional love shared between the two of them. Pets don’t care if you’re sweaty and stinky, if you’re old or young, or what you look like. All they care about is making you happy, getting some tummy rubs, and occasionally a treat. Pets teach us that we’re worth love and worthy of happiness in our lives - and they’re darn good at it too!

Companionship

Pets are a fantastic companion - whether you’re looking to just come home to a purring kitty and some company, or a buddy to take a hike with, pets are there. Pets are able to change lives. They can be a best friend and someone to spend time with - or they can help you make a friend! If you have a pet that you take outside, you’ve likely had conversations with people, or even made friends, because of your pet! They are a great conversation starter, and can help you find similar interests. There’s a reason they’re called “Man’s Best Friend!”

Improve Your Health

One of our favorite things about having a pet are all the wonderful health benefits that come with having one! It’s likely easy to think of all the ways your pet has helped you - who wants to take a walk outside every day, rain or shine, without a pet?! 

Well, unsurprisingly, there are so many other health benefits to having a pet that you likely never thought of! Animals can reduce your cortisol levels just by spending a few minutes with them, which in turn lowers blood pressure levels. Animals also significantly reduce symptoms in certain mental health cases. Having an animal to give you purpose in life and a routine, provide a distraction from symptoms that come with mental health struggles, or even just be someone to hug, can change someone’s life for the better. 

 

Not Sure How To Celebrate?

There’s so many pawsome things you can do to celebrate your pet! Whether you take them on an adventure, treat them to some new goodies, or just whip them up a treat that they’ll love! Here’s some ideas to spoil your pet with:

New Goodies

Sometimes, all your furry friend wants is a new bed or toy! Here’s some of our top selling goodies to spoil your fur baby with.

Calming Cuddler Long Fur Donut Dog Bed

A brown, shaggy dog lying in a FurHaven Calming Cuddler Donut Bed
FurHaven Calming Cuddler Donut Pet Beds are designed to embrace pets in warmth and comfort - creating a calm space that soothes anxiety and promotes a deeper and more restorative sleep for your dog or cat.

Double Decker Playground

 

An orange and white cat lying inside a box on the first floor of the FurHaven Double Decker Playground

 

Your cat will love the FurHaven Tiger Tough Double Decker Playground cat tree! It features two separate enclosed cat condos, a Cat-IQ busy box, dangling mouse toy, sisal scratching posts, a dangling ball and springy-wand ball cat toys!

Plush and Suede Sofa Dog Bed

 

A child in a blue shirt and jeans lying next to a golden colored dog on a FurHaven Pet Bed

 

Perfect for pets young and old, the FurHaven Plush and Suede Sofa-Style Pet Bed is designed to provide your loved one with their own cozy couch for a good night's rest.

New Adventures

Why not take your fur baby on an adventure?! One of the best things you can do to treat them is to spend quality time with them. Here’s a few pet friendly activities you can do together:

A human and a golden retriever standing next to each other on a small hill in a clearing in a mountainous forest at FurHaven Pet Products

Dog Friendly Hikes

A cat on a leash in a sunlit grassy clearing coming out of a bush at FurHaven Pet Products

Easy Sunny Activities

New Treats

Want to put a little extra love into spoiling your pet? Make them a homemade treat! You can spend the time adding their furvorite ingredients - and they’ll definitely taste the love and effort you put into them.

A gray and white dog jumping into the air to try and catch a treat. It is going to miss. They are out in the grass of a backyard, from FurHaven Pet Products
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