Exercise, Sports and Games

How Dogs Can Help You Lose Weight

For centuries, dogs have been regarded as man’s best friend, they have become so close to us that we have not only taken them as our companions and friends, but we have also brought them into our homes and made them part of our lives. But the uti...

Top Ways To Keep Your Dogs And Cats Amused

People often genuinely believe that if their pet has lots of love, water, food and appropriate health care bills then they are established forever. Two items we frequently just forget about are: Giving them ample physical activity, and, Plenty of...

Dog Walking Etiquette

There is no guidebook or specific rules about how you should walk your dog. But similarly to how you should behave in a public setting, there is a dog walking etiquette. So here is a couple of things you should and/or shouldn't do while taking yo...

5 Types of Outdoor Activities You Need to Play With Your Dog

You sure love your dog and do your best to keep him fed and healthy. But, exercise is equally important for your dog as it is for you and without any entertainment, your dog won’t be as happy as you want it to be. Therefore, in addition to feedin...

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Walking Your Dogs

Physical activity is vital for human health. Despite the wealth of published research confirming this fact, modern life in Ireland has become increasingly sedentary. Irish men lay claim to the dubious honour of having the highest body mass index ...

8 Pro Athletes Who Love Dogs Almost As Much As Their Sport

When most professional athletes are asked what they are most grateful for, they mention their fans, their parents and their trainers. However, there are some that clearly have a great amount of appreciation for their pets, and we don’t blame them!...

Thinking Of Having An Evening Out At The Dogs?

Greyhound racing is a popular sport that takes place throughout Ireland at a number of licenced tracks. An evening out at one of these venues can be a really enjoyable social experience as not only will you have the opportunity to see the fastest ...

Great Alternatives To Long Walks In Freezing Cold Weather

There's nothing that dogs love more than going on a great, long walk. Getting to really stretch their legs, explore lots of places, and mark their territory as much as possible. Of course, now that we're fully into the winter months, doing that c...

Outside In: Exercising Your Dog Inside This Winter

Autumn is truly underway, with the famous Irish weather closing in and the clocks having changed last week - so dog walking is probably starting to look less and less attractive. But dog owners know the secret of a calm and happy dog is a tired d...

Is It Important to Exercise Your Dog?

If you have a healthy body, you have a healthy mind. And this applies to animals as well. Your puppy will also enjoy doing exercise on a regular basis. As a matter of fact, exercise is good for dogs as well no matter if it is an old or young dog. ...