Did you know that today is National Dog Moms’ Day? It is a special day for all the dog-loving women to celebrate their special kind of motherhood. When we talk about moms, we often think of women who have given birth to children. However, there is a special group of women who are often overlooked – dog moms. These are women who have furry friends that they consider to be a part of their family. While some may argue that these women cannot be considered moms, those who have experienced the love and companionship of a dog understand that dog moms are indeed moms in every sense of the word.
First and foremost, dog moms experience a great deal of love and affection for their furry friends. They care for their dogs just as they would care for a child, providing them with food, shelter, and attention. They also spend a great deal of time nurturing their dogs, teaching them new tricks, and bonding with them in a way that is similar to the bond between a mother and child.
Additionally, dog moms often take on many of the same responsibilities that human mothers do. They make sure that their dogs are healthy and happy, taking them to the vet for check-ups and making sure they get plenty of exercise. They also spend a great deal of time training their dogs, helping them to become well-behaved and obedient members of their household.
Perhaps most importantly, dog moms are also emotional beings who experience a great deal of love and loss when it comes to their furry friends. They feel a deep sense of joy when their dogs are happy and healthy, and a sense of sadness when their dogs are sick or in pain. They also experience a sense of loss when their dogs pass away, just as a mother would experience when her child grows up and moves out.
In conclusion, dog moms are indeed moms in every sense of the word. They care for their dogs in the same way that a mother cares for her child, providing love, attention, and support. They also take on many of the same responsibilities as human mothers, making sure that their dogs are healthy and well-behaved. Most importantly, they experience the same emotions as human mothers, feeling joy and sadness in equal measure. So, the next time you see a dog mom, remember that she too is a mom, and deserves recognition for all that she does.
Check out our DogTowne Field Coaches/Dog Moms, Julia and Jenna, with their fur-babies!