Just like people, dogs can get allergic reactions when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances as dangerous. The immune system is designed to protect us, but when it mistakes non-harmful environmental substances as threats, then allergic reactions occur. For example, if your dog eats a specific ingredient and the dog’s immune system views it as a threat, an extreme allergic reaction occurs. Whether we are talking about people or pets, the cause of allergies is an overactive immune system. Here’s what you need to know about dog allergies.
Spring is here. The days are getting warmer, the winter coat is packed away, flowers are coming out and love is in the air. For a single person it can be really annoying when everywhere you look all you see is couples. Cause let’s face it, we do envy them a bit. Are you also a single dog parent looking for a bit romance? Have you thought about using your dog as wingman? Here are 8 reasons why dogs are the best wingmen. Are you ready for some dog walk flirting? (more…)
Is your dog a real circus artist? Then show us the best tricks and join our video contest. 3 lucky winners will get a Tractive Pet-Remote! All you have to do is make a video of your dog doing a cool trick and share the video under this Facebook-Post. The winners will be selected randomly. There is no limit – be as creative as you like! From beginners to professionals, everyone can join the contest.
Checking the safety of dog food has become a widening concern over the past decade, especially after the 2007 news regarding numerous recalls on China-sourced dog food. Dog owners have become more savvy consumers who carefully read labels and want to know where their dog food comes from (even when it’s made in America) and its contents.
What makes a successful start-up entrepreneur? We wanted to find an answer to this question and therefore we asked our three founders, Michael Hurnaus, Michael Lettner and Michael Tschernuth why they decided to found Tractive, which challenges they faced during the process and why they were so sure that Tractive would be a success.
Unless you own a hairless breed, your dog sheds. Some breeds, like Poodles, shed very little, while others, like Alaskan Malamutes, shed a lot. Shedding is a normal function that helps dogs get rid of their old winter or summer coat and grow in a new, seasonally appropriate one. Here’s what you need to know about dog shedding.
Nothing can compare with the feeling of being reunited with your parents after being lost. And believe me, the feeling is even more intense if the reunion happens after a long time of separation. I was lost for several hours before my parents found me.
As a Tractive employee, you are not just part of an innovative start-up, but also an awesome team. A team working together every day towards ambitious goals. We would like to tell you a bit more about working at Tractive:
my name is Jérôme Lafourte. I’m 28 years old and from Belgium. As a young boy, I started doing a lot of different sports and since then, I have always been very active. Some time ago, I started doing dog sports and I’m really interested in Canicross and Bikejoring. Have you heard about that?
The wedding. This unique day counts for many of us to one of the most beautiful days in our life and we want to celebrate this special day with our dearest ones. Stop! Have you forgotten someone? Yes, your beloved dog! Don’t leave your four-legged sweetheart alone at home on this special day. Include your dog on your wedding day. Not just as a simple wedding accessory, but their presence should symbolize their status as ‘a member of the family’. One of the best ways to include your pet is during the ceremony. Not sure what I mean?