We always want to make sure our dogs are as happy and healthy as they could be, because a happy dog is a friendly and more lovable member of your family. Here you’ll find 5 easy steps to make your dog happy.
It is summer and we love it! We can spend a lot of time outdoors with our four-legged friend while enjoying the warmth of the sun. But, with summertime comes hidden dangers and an increase in accidents and injuries. By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure you keep your dog safe over the summer.
Let’s face it, dogs make people smile, give positive energy and make the day a whole lot more enjoyable. Business leaders know that happy employees equal increased productivity, so more and more companies actually allow dogs in the office. Just because your company doesn’t currently allow pets in the office doesn’t mean that the policy can’t change. (more…)
Yes, dogs can travel on planes. However, there are additional regulations and restrictions to consider before you book a flight. Researching the process is important so your dog can stay healthy and happy while traveling. Prepare your dog for air travel with these simple steps:
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.
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.