Going on walks with our pets has many benefits such as keeping us and our pets healthy, enjoying the beauties of nature and spending quality time with our best friends. But how do you keep your dog from pulling the entire walk or chasing after every squirrel they see? There are many different types of… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Exercise
How Much Exercise Should Your Dog Be Getting?
Canine health and fitness are important year-round but April, as National Canine Fitness Month, presents a great opportunity to refresh and refocus the fitness goals we have for our dogs. Each dog breed was created to perform a certain job but these days, especially in the DC area, most dogs are companion animals. Excessive sitting… Read more »
5 Super Fun Games To Play With Your Dog
Everyone needs ways to keep their pup entertained and out of trouble. Playing games is a great way to keep your dog active, stimulated and busy. But it is so easy to get bored with the same old games like fetch, tug and frisbee. Here’s five of our favorite games to strengthen the bond you… Read more »
The Sun, The Heat, The Humidity… Oh My!
In last month’s blog, we reignited a chat dedicated to helping your dog beat the heat. If you haven’t yet, check it out here. Once you’re all caught up, you’re ready to deep dive into the different factors that may put your dog at high risk for heat sensitivity. For a variety of reasons,… Read more »
Here Comes the Sun…SOS?!
As summer approaches, let us touch up on the do’s and don’ts of dog parenting in the heat! Coronavirus may have seemingly slowed down time, but summer’s glaring rays have all but taken over spring’s debut this year. It’s only April and we’re already seeing temperatures in the 70s causing some of us to start… Read more »