We’ve already talked about the types of obstacles you can find on a dog agility course, so let’s take this conversation further, and let’s try to build our very first dog agility course. This will help with training your dog to face the jury in a real competition. It will also help strengthen the bond between owner and dog since you’ll have to work together. Last but not least, it will offer a bit more mental stimulation to your dog, which is very important when it comes to your dog’s overall health. Read More
We heard you’ve got your very first dog! Congrats on that, by the way! Dogs are amazing companions and will quickly bond with you to give you an awesome friendship. But, as all new things do, getting a dog can come with a set of questions. No need to fret, though, as we’re here to help. We’ve prepared a few frequently asked questions that we (and other people) have noticed new dog owners seem to ask. We’re sure our list will answer at least one of the questions you have, so follow along with our list. Read More
Holding a dog on a leash can be a bit of a moral dilemma sometimes. Keeping your dog on a leash could mean the difference between him being safe, or being hit by a car, for example. On the other hand, keeping your dog on a leash makes it more difficult for him to explore and bee free, as you control where he can and cannot go. So which is the best way? How do we decide when it’s right to leash a dog and when should he be free? Let’s explore this topic further in this article. Read More
Whenever you think of snacking, does your mind go for healthy snacks or does it go for the decadent ones? What about when it comes to your dog’s snacks? Let’s be real, the snacks you find at the pet store aren’t always the healthiest options for your dogs. So which ones are? We’ll talk about healthy snack options for your dog in this article, including a few grab-and-go options that you can have in your arsenal for the future. Read More
You’ve decided to try Dog Agility with your pet. Now that you know a bit about what dog agility is and how to start training for it, we think it’s just the right time to get you more familiar with the types of obstacles that you can find on a dog agility course. So, in this article we’ll explore a few of the most common elements in any obstacle course for your dog. Read More
The bond between a dog and its owner is the best, purest kind of love there is. However, to get to that point, you have to go through an entire journey, where both you and your dog learn to live with each other, learn each other’s individual preferences and build habits together. Read More
Even though this instinct is not needed for our pets anymore, they still showcase it here and there. This means that you have to be extra careful as to what your dog is communicating through his or her body language. The attention to detail could potentially save your dog’s life if it comes to it, or, at it’s best, allow you to catch early signs of disease and treat them accordingly. Read More
In the heat of summer, you might want to do something fun with your pooch, but what exactly? Walking in the heat might not be the best idea for your dog, since the hot asphalt can burn his or her paws, he can get dehydrated and so on. So what can you do? Let’s explore some options in this article. Read More
We’ve spoken about dog agility before and how it can help your dog consume some energy and also strengthen the bond between you and your dog. But how exactly do you get there? Obviously, you have to start training your dog in order to get them to the point where they can maneuver around the obstacles on a dog agility course. Let’s explore a few tips that will help you on the right track. Read More
Having a family pet can teach your children some responsibility, sure, but it’s also your responsibility to make sure that both your dog and your child are safe from one another. In the end, neither dogs nor children know better. If you’re looking for ways to make sure your toddler and your dog get along, keep reading. Read More
With the summer being just around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere, most people start thinking about outdoor activities more often. You can think of going hiking, camping or just walking around, but if you have a dog, you might consider taking them too. If that’s the case, then please make sure you ensure your dog’s safety in the summertime. In this article, we’re exploring a few of the most common dangers you need to watch out for when it comes to your dog. Read More
Just like us, dogs come in many shapes and sizes. Some dogs need more exercise, some need bigger meals, some are perfect for cuddling on the couch on a rainy day. And sure, some of these traits come from each dog’s personality, but some are breed specific.
If you’re looking to get a new pup, make sure you can keep up with his exercise needs and make sure he can keep up with yours! Here are some of the breeds that need more exercise, so that you can take this into account if you’re considering them as a pet.