An over possessive pet owner can do more harm to his four-legged friend than good. People compare pet parenting with raising children, but there are certain owners who take this one step further and try to overdo it in such a way that they enter the zone of over possessiveness.
Let us now look at some of the signs that over possessive pet owners have:
- Afraid of leaving the four-legged friend alone with a pet sitter or pet sitting service
- Do not allow the furry friend to play with other animals
- Getting a toothbrush for your pal
- Grooming them more than themselves
- Having load full of books on pet psychology and care manuals
- Having the veterinarian’s number on speed dial
- If the four-legged friend gets out of sight for a moment, then it results in worried face
- Keeping your house locked like a prison to ensure that the four-legged friend does not escape from the vicinity
- Whenever anyone comes close to the furry companion you get anxious
If any of these signs matches your traits then it is time to back off and reflect hard on how to get rid of this over possessiveness. Although your fur baby cannot speak like human beings, they have these animal instincts which make them deal with situations unlike human beings and so never underestimate the pets. They can gauge any danger very soon; with the help of their great instincts. Even when the furry companions get sick, they know how to deal with the situation. So, if the fur baby is suffering from minor injuries or concerns resist your urge to call the veterinarian.
You can always look at the pet care manual and find the basic guidelines that need to be followed to take care of them. There is no need to read lots of stuff because it will confuse you a lot. Rather keep a note of things that you doubt and then clarify it with your veterinarian when you take them for a check-up.
If you are worried about the selection of the dog sitting service, research thoroughly by reading reviews on the internet and then select the best amongst the rest. Never isolate him. Make them mingle with other pets in the park. Keep the four-legged friend in a safe environment at home by following basic precautions. Remember, if you behave responsibly it will reflect on the furball which would keep them happy and safe.