Published: 09:32, 15 September 2021
| Updated: 12:10, 15 September 2021
We're all guilty of pampering our pooches but is a cake on their special day a little over the top?
This years Google trends showed searches for ‘dog birthday cake recipes’ increased by 100%, but, if you don't like baking there a lots of other things you can do to celebrate your dogs special day.
thortful.com, an online greeting cards company, has gathered the best ways to celebrate your pooch's special day.
The firm even created a range of cards that people can give to their beloved furry friend on its birthday.
To keep your dogs happy on their special day here are some things you can do with your canine:
Full spa day with your dog
Who doesn’t want a lavish spa day? Take the time to pamper your dog with a nice grooming session.
Get rid of any matting, and let your furry friend feel fabulous for a day or two until it rolls in the mud - again.
Throw your pooch a dog-friendly party!
You can bake a delicious cake that your pooch can taste too.
If your dog loves gifts, why not offer them a new toy, and give them a card. Invite your human friends and let them bring their canine companions to the party too.
Explore a new trail
Explore some new walking routes with your pooch.
Get Googling to find the best new trail to take your dog to.
Our canine friends love nothing more than to explore and sniff around. Give them the chance to let off some steam.
New impressions and lots of interactions make for a happy dog!
Try to exercise together
Other than bringing your happy hound for walkies, you could try doing some exercises together.
Dog yoga has become incredibly popular lately, with puppy yoga also becoming a thing.
Why not take part in this exercise with your pooch and test their core strength.
Enjoy some snacks
Fancy a night in on the sofa with the dog?
There are snacks out there that both of you can enjoy.
There are even dog-friendly wines out there for your dog so that both can enjoy a glass of vino together!
Dogs have a special place in our hearts, and there’s no better time to celebrate our furry friends than on their birthdays.
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