If you feel like your life could use a little more unconditional love, putting a dog in the picture could be the answer. For owners who live on their own with their canine companion or for large households who consider a dog part of the family, dog ownership comes with plenty of rewards. If you wish to care better for your dog, pay attention to the tips that follow.

Consider the situation before allowing a dog to kiss your face. Kisses seem nice, but dogs have very dirty mouths. Dogs love to dig in garbage, get into the toilet, and then they lick their butts, yuck! Many people believe that the human mouth has more germs than that of a dog – this isn’t true. This is not in the least bit true.

If you bring your pet on vacation with you, keep a picture of him with you, particularly …