Unraveling the Dog Love Language: Embrace the Perfect Ways to Show Your Canine You Love Them This Valentine's Day

Unraveling the Dog Love Language: Embrace the Perfect Ways to Show Your Canine You Love Them This Valentine's Day

As Valentine's Day approaches, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the various forms of love in our lives. However, one special kind of love that often runs underappreciated is the love shared between human and hound. When it comes to unconditional affection, our dogs never fail to shower us with it! Moreover, they have an exclusive love language, one that brims with wet-nosed smooches, teals' wagging, and constant companionship. Isn't it time we reciprocated this love uniquely suited to them? Welcome to our guide on 'dog love language’ and how you can show your furry friend you love them.


Understanding the Canine Love Language

Dogs express love and affection differently from us. Getting a grasp of their language of love can not only deepen our understanding of them but also enable us to express our love decidedly in 'dog-terms'. Here are the major ways dogs tell us they love us:

1. Tail Wags: Ever noticed your dog's tail wagging in glee when you’re around? This is a classic symbol of love and affection.

2. Eyes and Gazes: Watch out for those adorable 'puppy eyes' and long gazes. They signify trust, love, and a relaxed state of mind.

3. Leaning on You: If your dog loves spending time leaning on you, it's their way of showing affection and seeking comfort.

4. Following and Mirroring: Ever found your dog trailing behind you all around your home? That's another mark of your pet seeing you as someone they love and trust.

5. Sloppy Kisses: Quick tongue-lashes across your face are not mere attempts to taste the remnants of your last meal. They are dog-kisses, brimming with love!


Perfect Ways to Show Your Dog You Love Them This Valentine’s Day

While we can't take our dogs out for a candlelight dinner or gift them a bouquet of roses, there are plenty of other dog-approved ways to shower your pet with love this Valentine's Day.

1. Quality Time: Dedicate the day to your furry friend. Indulge them in their favorite activities, be it a frolic at the dog park or an eventful game of fetch in your backyard.

2. Special Treats: Get them special delectable treats orwhip up some homemade ones. Visit a dog-friendly café and let them relish a special doggy meal.

3. New Toys: Just like kids, dogs love new toys! Gift your pet a new squeaky toy or a fetching stick and watch them leap in joy.

4. At-Home Photoshoot: Have a fun little photoshoot at home. The pictures will serve as adorable memories you can cherish for a lifetime.

Or, you could opt for our Lazy Dog's exclusive Valentine's Day Bundle- the 'I Ruff You' Bundle, making the day extra special for your loyal friend! Or enter our 'I Ruff You' Giveaway! (only open from Jan 25th - Jan 30th!)


Lazy Dog: Where Celebration Meets Love

What better way to express your affection for your dog than with our special 'I Ruff You' Bundle, a collection of all-natural, meticulously crafted, and limited-ingredient dog treats. These health-boosting treats are designed to excite your pet's taste buds, and with names like Strawberry Smoochies and Maple Bacon Kissies, these serve as a perfect Valentine's Day gift for your furry loved ones!

Our 'I Ruff You' Bundle is more than just a collection of treats. It embodies heartfelt love, something that echoes perfectly with our motto, "Every moment counts, TREAT them with Lazy Dog, Treat them with LOVE®."



Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, and including our four-legged friends in the festivities will only amplify the joy—no need for grand gestures or expensive gifts. With dogs, it's all about quality time, endless petting, delicious treats, and of course, palpable love!

As we celebrate love on this special day, let's remember our furry friends who teach us what unconditional love truly feels like. Their undying loyalty, trust, and unconditional affection deserve all our love. After all, they are not just pets; they are a part of our family. Show them you love them in ways they understand and value, for their love and our love for them, is powerful and pure, just the way love should be.

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