• Light of Life Veterinary Clinic
    Light of Life Veterinary Clinic
    Tel: 6243 3282
    Blk 740 Bedok Reservoir Road #01-3165 Singapore 470740
    Opening Hours:
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 12pm-5pm, 8pm-11pm
  • Animal Practice Veterinary Clinic & Surgery
    Animal Practice Veterinary Clinic & Surgery
    Tel: 6288 3929 (24 Hours)
    1015 Upper Serangoon Road #01-00 Singapore 534753
    Opening Hours:
    Daily 9am-12pm, 2pm-5pm, 6pm- 8pm (Closed on Public Holidays)
  • The Animal Clinic
    The Animal Clinic
    Tel: 6776 3450 / 6777 0273
    Block 109 Clementi Street 11 #01-31 Singapore 120109
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri: 9.30am-12noon, 2pm-5pm, 6pm-8.30pm
    Sat: 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm, 6pm-8.30pm
    Sun: 12noon to 4:30pm
  • Toa Payoh Vets
    The Animal Clinic
    Tel: 6254 3326
    Emergency: 9668 6469
    Block 1002, Toa Payoh Lorong 8 #01-1477 Singapore 319074
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri: 9am - 8pm
    Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 9am-5pm
  • Singapore Pet Cremation
    Singapore Pet Cremation
    Tel: 9665 1038
    Opening Hours:
    24 hours

How to Bond with Your New Pet

How to Bond with Your New Pet

How to Bond with Your New Pet

More than just a companion, pets are a source of unconditional love, care and affection. Whether it’s Rover or Kitty, nothing quite compares to having your pet greet you at the door. Just like human relationships however, the relationship between your pet and you will require both time and effort. Here, we explore several ways pet owners can strengthen the bond between them and their furry friends.

Devote time to your pet

Especially so if your pet is a new addition to the household, be prepared to spend a considerable amount of time with your new friend. As your pet may encounter some difficulty when adjusting to a new environment, it is advisable to increase the number of playtimes, to have them feel welcomed and loved.

Engage in fun activities

Fun activities are a great way to occupy your pet and establish a strong bond. They are also a source of immense joy and satisfaction for both the owner and the animal. It is advisable to choose events that can actively engage both of you and ensure that you interact freely.

Experts recommend making the animal feel like part of the. Don’t be afraid to express your happiness when around your pet, to let them know that they are a source of joy.

Communicate with your pet

The basis of every great relationship is robust communication. That means continually exchanging signals with your pet as much as possible. The process may be tedious, but this will greatly strengthen the bond between the both of you. From the tone of your voice to hand gestures, be sure to communicate with your pet, to allow them to pick up on your emotions.

Train your pet

Whether it is a handshake or a simple sit command, training sessions will provide the mental and physical stimulation that all pets require. Plus, the time spent training your furry friend will also allow you to better understand its personality and needs.

Purchasing a pet is easy, but bonding with it will require a lot more time and effort. Getting the animal comfortable with being around your home is no easy task, but trust us, the strengthened bond between you both will be worth it.

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