Exercise, Sports and Games

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. ...

Creative Ways To Celebrate The End Of Summer With Your Dog

The smell of approaching autumn begins to spread in the air just in August when the mornings become colder, leaves on the trees change a green colour to a yellow one, and a heart shrinks in anticipation of the forthcoming winter. The dogs feel alm...

3 Reasons Why You Should Try Workouts With Your Pet

To live means to move. If you think of it for a moment, you’ll see that this short saying keeps more wisdom than it may seem at first glance. It’s true that movement is an inherent part of being alive, and it’s also true that physical activity is ...

Play Is a Vital Activity for Many Animals!

Cats and dogs are athletic animals with astounding strength and agility. Nature made them into impeccable machines for jumping, bouncing and dashing. Just because they don't have any genuine prey to pursue doesn't mean they can't showcase her ...

Creative Canine Fitness

  Dog fitness has become increasingly important and in this infographic I have outlined some exciting ways in which you can keep your dog (and you!) fit and active. From flyball to dog surfing, there are lots of ways to make exercising fun! htt...

My Dog Doesn't Need To Go For Walks

I hear this a bunch. Unfortunately a lot of dog owners think because they have a BIG yard their dog does not need to go for walks. They are sure wrong in their thinking. In this article I am going to try to dispel that myth and give you some a...

How to Play Tug Games With Your Dog in a Way That Is Fun AND Safe

Forget the Myth! For decades, dog owners have been told never to play tug-of-war with their dogs because it increases aggression. This isn't true. Every study done refutes the notion. Playing tug-of-war doesn't turn your dog into a predator; y...

Games You Can Play With Your Puppy

Getting a new puppy might be fun, but training it to become an active, happy dog is very important. Playing games and doing exercise helps us to remain healthy and fit. Similarly doing these activities helps a dog to remain active. Puppies hav...

6 Ways to Exercise With Your Dog

There are many reasons, and also many ways, to exercise. In the United States, more than one-third of adults (34.9%) are obese. Medical problems and medical costs skyrocket as we continue to gain weight. If there is ever a time to get moving, ...