New Year’s Resolutions & Pets


Discussing The Importance Of New Year’s Resolutions And How They Can Affect Your Pets

With the new year comes new year’s resolutions. It’s important to start your new year off on the right foot by setting valuable goals for yourself. However, meeting these goals isn’t always easy. What most people don’t consider, is that your new year’s resolutions affect the people around you. This includes your pets! This article will discuss the importance of new year’s resolutions and how they can affect your pets. 

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a new year’s resolution can be defined as a promise to do something differently in the new year. Making new year’s resolutions is a long-time tradition for most people. However, keeping those resolutions is often easier said than done. Sadly, many people fall short of their resolutions after only a few months. 

Why Resolutions Are Important

Keeping your new year’s resolutions is just as important as making them. It’s important to always keep striving to be better than you were before. Whether it’s better than a year ago, a month ago, or a week ago. 

The best way to better yourself is to set personal goals for yourself. No matter how big or small these goals are, it’s very important to make them and attempt to achieve them. Setting these goals for yourself will lead to you planning even more goals in the future. Thus, the cycle of self-accomplishment continues. However, it’s not all about you. Setting and achieving your own goals can positively influence the people and pets around you. 

A dog excited for a walk

A dog excited for a walk

How Resolutions Affect Your Pets

Your pets are directly affected by your new years resolutions. For example, if you make a resolution to get more exercise by taking a long walk everyday, your dog will also benefit by joining you on these walks and getting more exercise. However, if you stop adhering to this resolution goal, your dog will be deprived of this extra exercise. 

This also applies to things like diet and nutrition. When you eat healthier, the people and pets around you typically end up eating healthier too. Essentially, by bettering yourself through new year’s resolutions, you are being a positive influence on the people around you. This applies to your furry friends as well. 

Setting Goals For You And Your Pets

This new year (2023), we recommend setting a new year’s resolution for both yourself and your pets. This could be anything from more exercise, to a better diet, or even less TV time. Making these small positive adjustments in your life will better yourself, the people around you, and your pets. 

A Great Start To A Great Year

The beginning of the new year should always start off on the right foot. That’s why we recommend setting both you and your pets up for success this new year. Set some realistic goals for both you and your pets to reach throughout the year of 2024. Giving your pet a new year’s resolution is kind of like giving yourself an additionally new year’s resolution. But, this goal directly benefits your pets instead. 

It’s easier to reach a goal if you have others striving to reach goals too. This “buddy system” gives you the opportunity to support someone else in reaching their goal and vice-versa. Reaching your goals is much more realistic and achievable when you have others by your side to support you along the way. This includes your furry friends too! For additional information and advice on how to reach your new year’s resolutions, click here.

Going for a dog walk

Going for a dog walk

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