Archives for Dog Exercise

How to Stop a Dog from Digging

So your dog is an excavating machine, and your lawn looks more like a beach than a back yard. We’ll show you how to stop a dog from digging, but first you need to understand exactly what’s affecting your dog.   When it’s More Than a Digging Problem… Dogs dig for many reasons, but problem digging has 5 main causes. The worst of these is when it’s just one part of  broader ‘Crazy Dog Behavior‘ where your dog also barks
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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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How to Stop Your Dog Licking Their Paws

Can’t work out why your dog keeps licking his paws like crazy? Think about it. Why do some people chew their fingernails? We all want our dogs to have nice healthy paws like the one pictured, not ones that have been licked pink, or worse, chewed on until they are red-raw.   Why Do Dogs Keep Licking Their Paws? The ‘dog licking paws’ problem comes in two varieties: medical and mental. Let’s say your dog is well-adjusted*, totally relaxed, has
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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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Dog Puzzle Games Spicing Up The Life Of A Bored Dog

Some dog puzzle games are simple chew toys with tiny treats, while others can confound your hound. Others are perfect for getting a lazy dog up and about. The right dog puzzle toys are good for your dog. Sometimes they are good for you too! But which ones? We solve the ‘dog puzzle game’ puzzle for you.   Dog Puzzle Games – What Are They Good For? To know what puzzle game will fit your dog’s needs, you need to understand their purpose.
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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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Dog Stroller: Never Leave Your Dog Behind

  A Dog Stroller is more than a convenience or the latest must-have accessory for dog lovers. There are some excellent reasons to consider a dog stroller for your dog. A lazy dog (or dog owner) or a dog that misbehaves on a leash are not reasons; they’re simply excuses.   What Is A Dog Stroller? Dog strollers are conceptually similar to a child’s stroller – but a dog stroller is made specifically for a dog’s safety and comfort needs. You wouldn’t
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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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12 Simple Dog Play Pen Facts You Need to Know

A dog play pen, also called a dog exercise pen, is the perfect solution to some very specific problems. Use our 12 Simple Facts to work out if you need one, what type is right for your dog, and how to properly get results.   Do You Need a Dog Play Pen? Fact 1. A Dog Play Pen Or Dog Exercise Pen Has Very Little To Do With Exercise Its function is restricting the movement of your dog and teaching
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The Best Apartment Dogs With The Sweetest Temperaments

If you are looking to start living with a new puppy or dog then we have the 31 MUST ANSWER QUESTIONS to prepare you for a new reality. Owning a dog – being a dog parent – can be a wonderful and rewarding relationship that can last for years. Your dog will become an integral part of your life and so it’s important to think about how you and your dog will live the next 10 or so years not
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