Most dog owners would agree that you don’t need a reason to cuddle your dog more often — if anything, a dog’s stare and nuzzle is enough to melt any pooch lover’s heart. There are, however, actual benefits to cuddling and petting your furry best friend.
1-Your dog needs it. Science says so.
If science has proven one thing about animal behavior, it’s that domesticated mammals are more like us than we’d ever realized — and just like your average human, they need physical touch and bonding to be happy. Yes, dogs can get depressed — and just like humans, they’re pack animals. Isolate a dog, and you’ll cause it unnecessary and dangerous emotional stress.