You hear that sound? It's the collective lifting of pencils nationwide as folks from coast to coast write down their New Year's resolutions.
There's an undeniable urge at the end of the year to reflect and grow — to make promises that you'll (hopefully) keep and set a higher bar for yourself. As pet parents, our goals for ourselves often line up nicely with our long-standing hope to be the best pet parent ever. Who better to encourage a fresh exercise regimen or to teach compassion and patience than our beloved dogs?
So as 2016 turns into 2017, we've compiled a roundup of the most popular New Year's resolutions that'll keep both you and your dog in tip-top shape. Start the year right with these aspirational goals.