Walking Your Dog Outdoors
Your big German Shepherd, Rocky, has been bouncing around your Bay Area apartment all winter. Now you’re finally able to take him out for nice sunny walks around the neighborhood.
But how can you keep your canine friend safe, and protect passersby (including other dogs and small children) from harm? Continue reading
Tips For Dog Walking Beginners
You just picked up a beautiful baby pooch from the pound or inherited a small litter of puppies from your next-door neighbor: you have some serious leash training to do. What are best practices? What are common mistakes? Continue reading
Best Dog Walking Practices
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Decades ago, few “experts” gave this question much thought. People just trained their dogs intuitively and organically. However, an entire industry of “dog walking advice” has been spawned and driven by the internet. Let’s sort fact from fiction, so that you can enjoy a better, more productive dog walking experience. Continue reading
How to Train a Rescued Pet
Raising a rescue dog can be a delightful, though unpredictable, experience. Depending on the dog you get – and the home you keep, and the training you provide – you may have no problems at all in regards to pet safety and leash training. Or the animal may need intense dog training, and you may need to hire a professional to work on the behavioral issues. Continue reading
Dog Walking Tips
Whether you need help with your labradoodle’s neighborhood stroll, or you want training leashes for a pair of rescue dogs you just brought back from the shelter, here are 6 tried and true tips.
1. Avoid long/un-adjustable leashes. Shorter leashes can give you extra command over your dog’s movements and protect him or her from jumping into traffic or chasing after children.