Exercise, Sports and Games

Dog Walkers and Pet Owners Are Warned of the Dangers of the Rock Salt Used to Grit Our Roads.

Pet owners are being warned to take particular care to clean their cats and dogs during the current wintery weather to prevent poisoning from the rock salt contained in grit and the anti-freeze used by motorists. Hundreds of cats and dogs are ...

Soft-Sided Dog Crates Add to Hiking Safety With Your Pet

What better way is there to enjoy a Saturday afternoon than with your four-foot friend on a hiking trail! Dogs love to be in an environment rich in the scents of the outdoors and you will feel the tension in your body dissolve as you assimilat...

Dogs Have Needs Too!

So, you are thinking about getting a puppy, or maybe you have already brought home a cute little bundle of four-legged joy. For a puppy to become and remain a behaviorally well-balanced and thriving adult dog, there are many important aspects ...

5 Tips to Safety and Fun Outdoors With Your Dog

If you're a dog lover, and I assume you are as you have chosen to read this article, the thought of leaving your "child" home alone, as your head outdoors to explore, is painful. The image of their head hung low as sadness fills their eyes or ...

How You Can Make Sure Your Dog Gets Adequate Activity In Dog Exercise Areas

When taking your pet along with you to dog exercise areas, you may find that your dog has a lot of fun, but isn't getting the exercise that he or she actually needs. The combination of new scents can be distracting enough by themselves, but th...

How to Exercise With Your Dog in the Winter Months

Those of us that live in northern regions are at a bit of a disadvantage when it comes to exercising with our pets during the winter months; unfortunately for many people it's not a lot of fun to toss a Frisbee around or go for a walk with the...

Expert Dog Walkers and Dog Socialization

The professional canine walker earns a good wage by just walking dogs or by just by looking after them at the owner's house. Though it's job description is simple yet it is a great service for some people that really love animals particularly ...

Interactive Dog Toys For You and Your Pooch

Different kinds of interactive toys There are different kinds of toys that are called "interactive." Some toys require a response from the dog in order for them to do something. For example, the Buster Cube and other treat-dispensing toys will...

Five Rules to Prevent Out-Of-Control Play Sessions, Especially With People

For the most part, dogs play rough when they play together. For the most part, they know how to read each other, and rarely does it become dangerous. However, they must be taught how to play appropriately with their human handlers. Of course, ...

Providing Your Dog With The Exercise He Needs

Daily physical exercise is essential for protecting your canine's long-term health. The routine activity provides numerous benefits that help to ensure he remains healthy throughout his life. Unfortunately, many owners neglect to provide enoug...