Having grown up watching cartoons with dogs like Scooby-Doo, Jake from Adventure Time, Toto from Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz and much more that taught us how a pet can be the best friend a child can have. It is an undeniable fact that dogs make a great companion, but there is much more to them than just good camaraderie. It is a proven fact that having dogs at home doesn’t just keep you physically fit but also helps you recover from major ailments. Other than that, bringing a dog home if you have small kids around can be one of the best decisions you will ever make and this is why!
Kids are naturally drawn to animals, particularly, dogs whether in real life or in fiction. No wonder Scooby-Doo is an all-time favorite of many kids, even mine too! So, here’s our quick 5 for having your own Scooby-Doo at home and what the kids can learn from them:
The therapeutic effect
Interacting with dogs helps to keep all that study stress at bay and boosts self-esteem! In fact, dogs are the catalysts for human communication as they have a wonderful way of connecting with people by putting them at ease.
Fantastic coaches of unconditional love, compassion and empathy
Dogs are known for their unconditional love as they love you more than they love themselves. And they have their own ways to express their love. We don’t have to be perfect to earn their love.
The great adventure
The never say die attitude, high-level endurance and energy of a dog are infectious! Dogs are always up for an adventure and love to be out in the world. It teaches children to embrace the opportunity to go places, meet new people and appreciate little things in life.
It brings a sense of harmony in the entire family
A dog gives your family another reason to laugh together which eventually brings in a lot of positive vibe and harmony.
A good listener
Taking the dog for a walk or to the park can be a conversation starter for your child. It helps them make friends and have a better relationship with people. Besides this, many of us love talking and confiding in our dogs. Dogs are known to have good listening power, as they pay close attention to everything that we say.
So, go ahead bring home your own Scooby-Doo and let your kid learn, grow and have loads of fun.
And if you still need more inspiration then don’t forget to tune into the brand-new movie
‘Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock & Roll Mystery’
premiering on 16thJuly 2017, Sunday at 10:30 am only on POGO.