Every year, thousands of dog owners experience a runaway dog. It’s no surprise that some dogs are more adventurous than others. Some are very loyal and stick to you like glue, and others insist on taking themselves for a walk whenever they get the chance. But the question is, which dog breeds are most likely to run away?
Every dog needs daily exercise to expend extra energy and maintain health and fitness. Regular exercise also has significant day-to-day effects on a dog’s behavior as it can reduce some behaviors done out of anxiety or boredom. Dogs — particularly puppies and young dogs — have a lot of energy, and if they don’t get the chance to burn it off, destructive behavior is often the result. Are you also a dog owner? Then you have probably found yourself wondering…. (more…)
You fell in love with a cute little pup and brought it home. And now, you can’t wait to cuddle and hang out with your new four-legged friend. But dogs are not just big puppy eyes and fluffy fur. If you don’t provide them with constant guidance, consistent training and sufficient exercise, they can make your life quite difficult. Here are the 5 most common mistakes new dog owners make. Avoid them, and you will be well on your way to having a nicely behaved pet that truly is a joy to be around.
Even though we walk our four-legged friends several times daily, some dogs need more exercise than that. Healthy dogs need to run, and walking just isn’t enough exercise for them. Running with your dog is a great aerobic exercise, but many people can’t run or simply don’t like running. So how about biking with your dog? If you love to ride your bike and your dog loves to run, why not consider biking with your dog? Fresh air, exercise and time spent together – it doesn’t get much better than that, does it?
Until recently, the MOTION app measured only the movement of your pet. The Pet-Points were a mere representation of the activity of your pet.
The MOTION distance calculation will show you the approximate distance your pet has covered.
Everybody knows the queasy feeling right before a job interview. As an applicant, you never know what is going to happen and of course you want to present yourself in its best light, because the statement “there is no second chance for a first impression” is almost a universal truth. (more…)
17-year-old Canicross French champion Léa and Tractive GPS user Arnaud Sapiot disclose what it takes to become professional Canicross runners. Read the interview and learn how doing sport with your dog can strengthen the bond you have with your pet.
Hi, my name is Spritzer and I am a Tractive cat. Last year I lost my way home, so now I’m not allowed to leave home without wearing my tracker. My mum thought it would be fun if I shared my adventures to show people how far I actually travelled and what I am up to now. So, I now have my own Facebook page promoting the Tractive device and showing people how it works. You can also follow me on Instagram where me and my mum share “a cat’s stories”. (more…)
Pet sitting can be a wonderful and gratifying way to earn money. For those of you who feel a special link to animals and a special affection for all sorts of pets, pet sitting might be an obvious career choice. But are you prepared for the job?