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Fall Dog – Your Dog’s Schedule for Autumn


A new school year has started and autumn is fast approaching, which means schedules are  starting to change. Even if you don’t have kids in school, there are many changes this time of the year that you encounter: shopping patterns, daylight patterns, traffic patterns, patterns at your job or for your business—lots of schedules change with the seasons.

As schedules readjust in the autumn, don’t forget to adjust your schedule to accommodate your dog.

Exercising Your Dog on Vacation

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Watch our video for great tips for dog exercise while travelling!

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.

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.

Got a Fat Dog? Take A Hike!

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In some places, autumn brings gorgeous arrays of colors in nature that are a joy to experience up close. In most places, the cooler weather is great incentive to spend time exercising outdoors without being overwhelmed by the heat. If your dog is a bit out of shape, why not take advantage of this time of year start a different exercise program. Take a hike!

Exercise and the Australian Shepherd

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exercise_Australian_ShepherdDespite its name, the Australian Shepherd is actually not from Australia. Actually, it is believed this breed originated from herding dogs in the mountains of Spain and France. (There are several theories, but it is not really known how they came to be known as “Australian”). The breed was really formally developed by farmers and ranchers in the United States starting in the 1920’s. Often called an “Aussie”, these dogs were often used as performance dogs as well.

Dog Game – Combat Crawling

Combat crawling can be a fun a new trick to teach. It is something that takes little space and can be easily done inside or out.

Have you seen a war movie or a program about military training where the soldiers crawl on their bellies under barbed wire? Well that is the essence of the game.