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Activities to Keep Your Dog Busy While Inside

Is it raining, snowing, or otherwise crappy outside? Well, other than a quick trip for outside potty time, you probably don’t want to join your dog out there. For some dogs, they don’t want to be outside in it either. However, just because the weather is poor doesn’t mean your dog’s physical and mental needs are going to take a day off. Without proper mental and physical activity, dogs tend to get bored, and when a dog gets bored, they can get destructive. They may not all be the most fun for your pup, but here are list of activities…

How to Get Your Dog Swimming and Comfortable with Water

One of the best parts about summer is taking a cool dip to escape the heat. While we’d love for our dogs to jump in and go swimming with us, some dogs would rather stay on shore, avoiding any contact with the water. My dog was terrified of water. If you got him anywhere need a body of water his eyes would get wide, he’d shiver, and all around just lose it. Determined to help my dog enjoy swimming, I introduced it slowly, using a lot of the techniques below. Then one day, it just seemed to click – the…

15 Minute Activities You Can Do With Your Dog

In a perfect world, you have plenty of time to take your dog on lengthy walks or play for hours. However, this isn’t a perfect world. While you may have some extended time, most dog owners only have fifteen minutes a few times a day. But even if it is just a few minutes, there are plenty of 15 minute activities to do with your dog. Toss the Ball Around Taking a short walk is the most obvious way to spend some quick quality time with a dog. However, you can’t get very far in 15 minutes, nor do you want to get…