Since most of us consider our dogs members of the family, it’s only obvious that we enjoy celebrating their birthdays! Whether you know your pup’s actual birth date or you just want to honor the day he came home with you from the shelter, a homemade birthday cake is a great way to celebrate your fluffy friend. Spoil your favorite pet with this easy to make dog cake recipe:
The holiday season is upon us, and the whole family is looking forward to a joyful and relaxing time, and a well-earned winter holiday. But what about the dog? Are you concerned about what to do with your pet whilst you’re away? Don’t leave your best friend behind this winter! There are a lot of ways make the holiday pleasant for both you and your dog.
As you might have already noticed, we recently launched a new addition to our product portfolio. The new Tractive GPS 2.
Therefore, we would like to inform you a bit about the new device. This article gives you an overview about all the features that are supported by both the first and second generation tracker, as well as the new ones.
Clicker training is a simple and popular way to train your pup and reward good behavior. It can be fun for both you and your dog and often produces quick and effective results. And as soon as your dog understands what the clicker is all about, you will be able to teach him all kinds of tricks. But before you start practicing with your dog, here’s a small introduction to clicker training. (more…)
We all love our dogs and we hate to see them feeling ill and in pain. We want them to play and and have fun, and have the energy to enjoy their lives. Basically, we want them to be healthy and happy! But, our dear pets are constantly exposed to things that can compromise their health. They are exposed to viruses, bacteria and parasites in vet offices, training buildings, on the streets, in dog parks and even open parks and fields. Whether you live in the city or the country, bacteria and parasites are difficult to avoid. The key to a healthy dog is not to keep him locked up at home, but to keep his immune system in top shape so he can quickly and effectively fight disease when it strikes. Follow these simple steps and boost your dog’s immune system.
Since Pokemon Go was released, consumers have gotten a lot more familiar with the “Augmented Reality” feature for apps. We, at Tractive, love this feature and we have now found a whole new way to find your dog in the woods.
A few weeks ago, we launched the new Tractive Augmented Reality Premium feature. Interested? Here’s a little update and some information about the new feature:
How many times did your mother scold you for feeding your pet from the table? Offering a pet “people food” isn’t just about promoting bad pet manners, in some cases, it can actually be a matter of life and death. Here is a guide to the toxic pet foods you should never allow your pets to get a hold of:
The Tractive GPS Pet Tracker is here to tell you where your dog is. Put that way, it sounds simple but when you think about the opportunities this offers, you realize that it is a must-have item, just like a collar and leash are.
In recent years, the traditional ideas of what dogs and humans can do together for fun and for physical conditioning have been challenged by the development of different doggie games. When it comes to our canine companions, it’s important to remember that dogs get bored of the same routine just as much as humans do. By making sure that your dog is constantly being exposed to new things, your dog will be challenged mentally as well as physically. It is a fact that bored dogs develop destructive behaviours. Typically, bored dogs build up a lot of negative energy, taking their frustration out on furniture etc.
If you find that you and your four legged friend are getting a little bored with the same activities, there are lots of different dog sports that can get you and your pup moving. From dog diving to flyball, canicross to surfing, there are now lots of different ways you can keep your dog happy and fit. Let’s check out the infographic below from Greyhounds As Pets that reveals some creative ways to exercise your dog that will keep everyone entertained. Welcome to Creative Canine Fitness!