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Things Pet Owners Need to Know About Dog Walking Services

If you are too busy for dog exercise or you just need extra services to care for your dog, it can be difficult and costly to find a good and reliable pet More »

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4 Things You WANT to Do To Exercise A Dog With Arthritis

If your dog is diagnosed with arthritis, your vet will likely recommend 3 therapies: weight management especially if your dog is overweight, medication for joints and pain, and exercise. Exercise might seem counter More »

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Playing Ball – Gently – for Dogs with Joint Problems

When the cold weather starts,  for many of us walking the dog stops. And that perfectly reasonable. But it doesn’t mean the exercise should stop! I’ve had several comments and from talking More »

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How To Start Running With Your Dog

With the weather cooling, if you have been thinking about start running with your dog, this is a good time to introduce it. Extreme heat is generally not an issue and running More »

Things Pet Owners Need to Know About Dog Walking Services

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If you are too busy for dog exercise or you just need extra services to care for your dog, it can be difficult and costly to find a good and reliable pet care service. You can’t help but wonder if your pet will get the loving care that it deserves. Before trying out some pet care services or dog walking services here are some things pet owners should know about:

Exercise and the Rottweiler

The Rottweiler is a large dog breed originating in Germany, in the town of Rottweil as a guard dog. It is a descendant of Roman cattle dogs, but has been used as a military and police dog, cattle drover, search and rescue dog, guard, and companion.

4 Things You WANT to Do To Exercise A Dog With Arthritis

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If your dog is diagnosed with arthritis, your vet will likely recommend 3 therapies: weight management especially if your dog is overweight, medication for joints and pain, and exercise. Exercise might seem counter intuitive  your dog is already in pain and their joints are stiff. Actually, you do want to strongly consider exercise. Here are four things to consider when exercising a dog with arthritis.

Why Teach Your Dog To Play Hide-and-Seek

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Dogs enjoy hide-and-seek as much as people do. And while it is fun, this game also has practical purposes.

Dog Hide and Seek for Newbies

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Dogs are born knowing how to play hide-and-seek, but they do have all the basic instincts for it!

Show your dog the rules and you both can have a fun romp, indoors or out.

Hiding Tips for Hide and Seek with your Dog!

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As my friend, Mike has said, adults are not always inventive with hiding. Children are creative and fit in more places, so if a kid is available, enlist him or her! But, whether it’s you or the children hiding, be on the lookout for new hiding places in your home. Remember, your dog uses his or her nose more than any other sense when looking for you!

  • in closets, under a pile of clothes in the closet

Playing Ball – Gently – for Dogs with Joint Problems

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When the cold weather starts,  for many of us walking the dog stops.

And that perfectly reasonable. But it doesn’t mean the exercise should stop!

I’ve had several comments and from talking to many dog trainers, getting your dog enough exercise in the winter can be a challenge. That’s why I wanted to take time to talk about that here.

 

How Cold is Too Cold to Walk the Dog?

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A general rule of thumb is if it is too cold for you, it’s too cold for the dog. But make sure you looking at weather fairly. “Don’t want to” and “too cold” can be two different things. It is important for your dog get some physical activity even in the winter.