Traveling with your dog can be an enriching experience for both of you — as long as you prepare well in advance to ensure that your journey is as safe and stress-free as it can be.
There are plenty of pitfalls that can ruin a great day on the shore. However, if you keep these nine simple rules in mind, beach day will be the highlight of your pup’s summer!
While eating is an enjoyable social activity for people, it can cause tension between dogs. Take time to understand your dog’s habits and make a plan to encourage healthy eating. Here’s how.
Why teach your dog how to skateboard? Learning any new trick is fun for both you and your dog and increases your bond. Plus, skateboarding teaches balance and confidence, and whose dog couldn’t use more of that?
Getting our dogs’ attention is truly a foundation skill. It’s a signal for your dog to look toward you and to be mindful of what will follow. This can be a verbal signal, such as their name, or an audible signal like a “kissy” noise.
There are games you can teach your thieving pup that are also preventable security measures in themselves, so these alternative behaviors become part of our lives together instead of caper after caper. Check out these three games.
The human half of the dog-human team is important. Beyond the love we give our dogs and how we meet their needs, there are specific skills we can improve on to help our dogs learn more successfully.
Engaging in dog sports with your canine companion can be an immensely satisfying experience. There are lots of ways to get started in a calm and relaxed environment.
Integrating a new dog into a household with an existing dog can be tricky, but most dogs successfully ease into the transition if given the right kind of guidance from the start.
Sharing the joy and love of being on the water stand-up paddleboarding with your dog can be fun, especially if your dog loves water. Here’s how to do it.
If you like doing activities with your dog and want a fun way to put that special nose to work, try a sport called Trailing and Locating. Sanctioned by the North American Sport Dog Association, Trailing and Locating helps deter-mine a dog’s ability to track, trail — or follow — and locate quarry above ground.