Have a dog (or multiple dogs), but don’t have a fenced-in yard for them to run and play in? Then you’ll enjoy these DIY dog tie-out ideas. See the overhead dog trolley system that worked for our 2 dogs.
Walking And Leashes
Walking a dog with the correct collar and leash can save you and your pet a lot of aggravation. Here you'll find our picks for the best dog walking products including how to choose the best collars and leashes for your dog.
I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
Got a new puppy? Then you’ll need the right dog training equipment — like a puppy training collar (or dog harness) and a dog lead — to start teaching your dog how to walk on a leash. Here’s how to choose the best dog training collar and dog training leads for leash walking.
Did you realize that you can make over $500 a month dog sitting? As a pet sitter in Seattle, I’ve learned a few things along the way to make dog sitting more profitable and fun. Here are my best tips on how to start offering dog sitting services on the side to make extra money.
This is one of the best leashes for dogs – especially for big dogs AND for dogs that pull – because of the shock-absorbing features that are built-in.
Here’s proof that a basic dog collar can be dangerous leading your dog to get entangled. It happened to me twice… with 2 different types of dog collars!
Walking dogs is a great form of exercise. Besides, it’s fun for both you and your dog! Here’s how to pick the right leash, plus a few things you should avoid while out walking your dog…
When walking your dog on a leash, do you keep the leash tight? Most people do. However, once you decide to give loose leash walking a try, I’m confident that you’ll find loose leash walking is MUCH more comfortable — and enjoyable — for both you and your dog!
What makes the Clicker Leash unique is one thing: the fact that it has built-in clicker! I tried the Clicker Leash with my dog. Here are the pros and cons of the Clicker Leash, as I see it. President Obama’s dog Bo uses a Clicker Leash!
Here’s a list of all the fun places you can take your dog — for a day, a few days, or on vacation!
You need to know that a retractable dog leash was simply not designed to work properly 100% of the time when you need it to. So, if you do use a retractable leash, then you need to know how to use it safely — and correctly. Here are some retractable dog leash safety tips.
According to Cesar Millan, the 5 most common dog behavior issues that owners face with their dogs are:Aggression toward other dogs, overexcitement or hyperactivity, barking while the owner is gone, barking at specific things, and problems on walks. See what Cesar Millan recommends for training dogs with those behaviors.
Looking for a way to keep your dog from pulling the leash when you’re on a walk? Here are some tips. Plus why you should always maintain eye contact when you’re communicating with your dog.
We will be moving into a new house soon. I’ve asked Suzy Godsey — who helped us train our dog to stop barking — for some tips to help us get our through the move, with the least amount of stress. These are her best tips for moving with your dog…
The Gentle Leader head collar definitely transformed how both of our dogs walk on a leash with us. This was clear from the very first day we used it! Here’s how it went for us…
Got a dog? Then you need to find some dog waste bags and a dog poop bag holder or dispenser that you like. The bags… I’m not so particular about. That’s the easy part. But finding a dog poop bag holder that you like… now that’s a whole different story. I found it!
There are a handful of great websites devoted solely to pet sitting and overnight boarding for dogs. Through some of them, you can also find specific services like house sitting, walking your dog, grooming, dog training, and more. Here’s the scoop…
Here’s how we taught our dogs to ‘get the mail’ or ‘get the paper’ and then immediately — before it gets too soggy — to ‘give’ it to us. This is an easy dog trick to teach. First, you begin with ‘get’… then you end with ‘give’ or ‘drop it’.
There are a few things that I always have on me any time I’m out & about with my dog. I take different things, depending on whether we’re going for a walk vs going for a ride in the car. Here’s what we take…
For those who enjoy the sight of a dog sprinting… with full-out dogged determination and a purpose… You’ll surely enjoy these running dog photos. Running brings pure joy… as seen in these dogs’ eyes.
Need some reasons to pick up poop? Here’s a whole list of health reasons & why it’s important to pick up your dog’s poop! Plus, tips that make picking up dog poop even easier.
Here’s how to politely inform your neighbors that you’d like your yard to remain poop-free… Check out these affordable poop signs that you can place in your yard. Plus, some great tips to help keep your yard — and neighborhood — poop-free!
Here’s why we will only order dog tags from Tags For Pets – aka American Pet Classics…
Whether your dog is overweight, suffering from canine arthritis, or just doesn’t get out to play as much as he used to… Here’s an easy way to track your dog’s activity level. Start by counting their steps with this awesome pedometer for dogs!
My dogs were as confused by ‘Heel’ as I was. I certainly wasn’t teaching them very well. Here’s how I incorporated some things from Loose Leash Walking and added my own modifications to get my dogs to understand the concept of ‘Heel’. Finally… dog walks are enjoyable again!