Exercise, Sports and Games

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...

Using a Canine Treadmill to Provide Your Dog Exercise Is a Responsible Choice

Unsupported statements have been made in articles and blogs across the Internet that dog treadmills are machines designed to abuse animals. The first treadmills were designed for smaller animals like dogs and sheep in the mid-19th century to c...

The Best Job On The Planet

Ever wish you could quit your day job and work with animals? Do you sit at your desk job dreaming of a life outside the office? I did this for nearly a decade until I finally had the courage to step into a life less ordinary. A life surrounded by...

5 Summer Safety Tips To Remember to Enjoy Your Dog Walks This Season

With the temperature climbing up to 100 degrees, it's a tall order that dog owners know these summer safety tips so they can take their furballs for their daily walks. The scorching heat should not stop us from enjoying outdoor activities. Wit...

Dog Agility History

Dog agility began in Great Britain in 1977 at the Crufts Dog Show. The management wanted something to fill an empty ring at the show between the obedience championships and group judging. They wanted something that was spectator-friendly and d...

Do You Want to Become a Dog Walker? - Useful Points

If you are planning to become a dog walker, think along these lines: throw on the leash and take the dogs for a brisk walk. In order to become a professional dog walker, you need to love dogs. Not just some dogs but all dogs, large and small. ...

Canine Tips - Discover the Important Benefits of Dog Exercise

Although it's rather simple to care for a dog, there are many different things required to do so properly. One of them is making sure your canine has plenty of exercise. Dogs that are kept outside should have plenty of space to roam around. Th...

The Advantages Of Bringing Your Four-legged Friend To The Dog Park

A dog park is a animal oriented facility that accommodates canine pets and their owners in cities that have established very strict leash laws. The amenity is a great assets to doggy owners that wish to increase the social behaviors of their p...

Why Walking Is Healthy For Both You and Your Dog

According to the Canadian Community Health Survey in 2004, walking is the most popular, cheapest, easiest and most convenient ways to stay healthy for adults. Indeed, it is a great way to start your day and get the daily dose of physical activ...