Many people go into the New Year with resolutions for what they will accomplish, but most of us lose sight of these goals as the complications of life gets in the way.
The wonderful thing about having a dog in your life is that you can't forget him. If you do, he's there letting you know. Hey, it's time for a walk! Hey, it's dinnertime! If you find a way to tie your resolution to your dog, it may help you accomplish more in the New Year.
Want to lose weight? Make a commitment to take your dog on more walks. Want to find a new hobby? Learn a new dog sport. Want to spend more time with your family? Take weekly trips to a local dog park together. Want to find ways to help people? Sign up your balanced dog to be a therapy dog.
Find creative ways to combine your dog with your new year's resolution, and your dog will be right there reminding you to own up to your commitment!