It’s a typical sunny day, you’re walking down the street minding your business, then all of a sudden you are greeted with a hilarious sight. It’s a little Yorkie in a stroller, just casually enjoying the sun. You can’t help but chuckle to yourself wondering why on Earth people do this to their pets. After all, you think, dogs and cats are supposed to run wild and free, not cozy up in a chair on wheels.
It is a common misconception that owners who transport their pets in strollers are overly spoiling them. They also believe incorrectly that such methods of transportation are hindering their pet’s potential. However, there are many benefits that the little creatures and their loving owners can enjoy from pet strollers. Some of these advantages have to do with a pets health needs and others have to do with owner’s relief.
Pets are naturally built for activity and are at their best when they are experiencing the outside world. However, that doesn’t mean that their athletic needs are always met. For one, obesity among pets is very common and often happens due to lack of exercise, overfeeding, or health conditions. Many owners will attempt to push their obese pets to exercise more frequently and for longer durations. Yet, this constant strain on their little bones that are not used to overworking, may cause more damage. It may also exacerbate any prior ailments they may have due to the extra weight. As such, pet strollers become a necessity in safe weight loss for the little companions.
For furry creatures who are experiencing a disability or if you have a senior pet, a stroller can be a useful tool to get them out and about. Giving them a new environment can make them happier and lead to more wagging tails. You know what they say– happy pets equal happy owners!
As long as your pet is getting in the necessary exercise they need to live a healthy life, spending time in a pet stroller will not hinder their well-being. With considerable analysis about the pet’s needs and the usability of the stroller, pet strollers can become a helpful and necessary addition to a pet’s living arrangements. So continue minding your business and let them have a pawsome day!