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Dreaming of the perfect getaway with your dog? Traveling with your canine companion is a fun way to spend quality time together, increase your bond and experience new areas of the country. You and your pup are sure to enjoy these dog-centric vacation destinations!
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!
Dogs get skin issues, just like us. Signs of discomfort can be persistent scratching or itching, biting or licking their paws, or picking at a particularly irritated or infected spot, called a hot spot. Here’s what to do.
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?
DNA tests aren’t just about finding out what breeds your dog is mixed with anymore, but now help provide important information about your dog’s health. Let’s take a look at today’s DNA kits.
As we enter winter, several Caribbean destinations offer attractive options to bring your dog along for a much-needed beach getaway. Let’s look at a few U.S.-controlled islands, as, for Americans, these present the least hurdles to a delightful, dog-friendly vacation.
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.
With a creative idea and a social media outreach, you can make a significant impact on the lives of underprivileged furry friends. First, choose a charity or shelter to support and confirm your plans, making sure the organization is on board. Then it’s time to get the creative juices flowing. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
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.
Who doesn’t love getting a package in the mail? It’s fun to anticipate a monthly surprise filled with fun for you and your dog. We found some of the best subscription boxes out there for loads of entertainment.
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.
Learn about citywide efforts across the country as nearly 40 shelters have implemented community-supported programs to keep pets out of shelters and reduce euthanasia rates.
Sometimes life in the city can be ruff! There are always things to see and do, but that can be a little bit overwhelming for our canine companions. If you’re thinking about bringing your dog into the city, or if you’re moving to a new urban area with your dog, check out these survival tips for both of you.
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.
Recall at its core is getting your dog’s attention and, when you do, asking him to “Come” to you and, when he gets to you, rewarding him for doing so.