Archives for Dog Exercise

How to Train Your Dog to Come Every Time You Call

Train your dog to come every time you call, without fail. It’s great to let your dog off the leash and let them run free and play, but you need to know they will come when you call – every time. Not just when they feel like it, but EVERY time. It’s actually easy to do, but you have to approach it the smart way. Let’s start with the most important thing.   Food is Gold You must use food
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High Tech Dog Games To Pamper Your Dog

Dog games may have been around since dogs were first domesticated, but today high tech is invading all parts of our lives. It’s no surprise that high tech dog games and dog toys are now on the rise. Not all of them pass our review, but those that have are included here for you. We’ll keep adding to the high tech dog games list as new items qualify for a mention. Subscribe by downloading our free eBook or follow us on
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Get The Best Dog Park Experience and Avoid These Common Disasters

It is often said that “A dog park is like a cocktail party, where you don’t know anyone and everyone is drunk. You could have fun, but it could be a disaster.”   Why Your Dog May Need a Dog Park Dogs need a place where they can run free, off their leashes, and do “doggy” things. Many dog owners do not have yards and their dogs would otherwise spend their entire outdoor lives on a leash. This situation has
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The Best Dog Food Will Help Your Dog Thrive

tbest dog food How do you make the decision of what is the best dog food for your dog? The sheer amount of food choices available leave most dog owners confused and more than a little frustrated. Many dog owners use one or more of these sources in their decision-making. Do you? Dog food marketing ads. Your budget and what you can afford. Internet forums. Your personal beliefs and philosophies. A friend’s advice. Your dog’s preference. Availability. The internet. Your
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Mastering The Use of DIY Dog Treats

Are You Giving DIY Dog Treats Too Often? During dog training and puppy training your dog needs to learn when he’s doing well and is on the right track so DIY Dog treats are a great tool for communicating this. Food is a tool. Dog treats are an incentive. Your dog does not need to be rewarded with a dog treat each and every time a command or trick or task is completed correctly. You start with food because it has value
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Do You Know Which Dog Harness is Best for Your Dog?

Front-clip, Back-clip or Control (to name a few) – which type of dog harness is the best for your dog? You need to consider breed, size and activity levels to make the right choice.   Why Buy a Dog Harness? The traditional dog collar and leash can be perfectly fine most of the time, but they do have a down side. They grip your dog by his or her neck. Any strain or sudden impact on the collar also acts directly
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How to Stop a Dog Pulling on the Leash

There’s a sure-fire way to stop a dog pulling on the leash, whether it’s all the time or only when they see another dog. Learn how to tackle both of these problems.           How to Stop a Dog Pulling on the Leash All the Time We’ll deal with: Energy levels, and  Control, and Reading the situation and Being patient and taking the time to make it right. We’ll take you through some examples, give you our DIY
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Little Known Facts About How Much Exercise a Dog Actually Needs

Our dogs rely on us to give them the exercise they need to keep them engaged, fit and healthy. Physically, dogs will become obese if they are not allowed to burn off the calories they take in during the day. This is especially true if they are being given a lot of treats in compensation for lack of attention. Dog behavior experts generally agree that too little exercise is causing unwanted behavioral problems in dogs as well as an epidemic
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The Secret (And Surprise!) of How Much Dogs Sleep

How Much Dogs Sleep And Why You Need to Know It is important to know how much dogs sleep as dogs need more sleep than we do. We know what we can be like when we don’t get enough sleep – tired, grumpy, and irritable. Basically we don’t behave in our usual way. Well, a lack of sleep and rest may actually be contributing to your dog’s bad behavior too.  If your dog hasn’t had enough sleep he may lack
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7 of the Best ‘Old School’ Games for Dogs

Games for dogs and their owners have been around for a long, long time. Play is normal for dogs, just like running and eating and rolling in anything that can make them smell interesting.   There’s a reason these ‘old school’ games have stood the test of time. They work, and they don’t require much equipment, if any. There’s great fun and convenience to be had with High Tech Dog Games and Dog Puzzle Games but let’s revisit some of the original games and
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