Archives for Dog Exercise

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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Who Else Wants To Have Fun With Their Dog?

Are you looking for fun things to do with your dog? We have the list you need, from the everyday to the downright zany. You’re sure to want to try some of these.   1. Walk the Dog There’s no surprise here – you should walk your dog every day. It’s certainly fun for your dog, but maybe it’s not fun for you because your dog is straining at the leash. If that’s the case, read how to Stop a Dog Pulling on the Leash. Be
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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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Do’s And Don’ts of DIY Dog Toys

  Dogs love to play, and what they play with matters. In this article about Toys and DIY Dog Toys, we’ll explain the important Do’s and Don’ts. And we’ll talk about chewing. We’ll also show you how to make something your dog will love to get their teeth into. First let’s start with the Don’ts, because the wrong toy can really hurt your dog.   Don’t Have a Choking Hazard For a Toy You need to be on the watch
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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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Dog Body Language Made Simple

Watch any two dogs playing and you’ll see dog body language at work. The trouble is, it can be a bit like watching a movie with the sound turned down. You think you know what’s going on, but you’re not completely sure. You could have it totally wrong. The Good News The good news is that you already know more about dog body language than you realize. Let’s take a simple example. Q. You see a dog that is wagging his tail
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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 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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