3 Mental Exercises You Should Try With Your Dog!

3 Mental Exercises You Should Try With Your Dog!

We give our dogs long walks and plenty of playtime to ensure their daily exercise needs are met. But after all that, a lot of dogs are still restless, bored,or worse, destructive. This is because they haven’t had a good mental workout, even though they already had plenty of physical exercises. That’s right, your dog needs mental and physical exercise each and every day. Different dogs require a different amount of each, but all dogs need both. Mental exercise is any form of problem-solving, such as trying to figure out how to get the lid off of the new trashcan, … Continue reading

5 Great Benefits of Dog Sports

Dog Sports and How It Can Help Provide Healthy Body

There are many activities and sports that you can do with your dog, from agility to dock diving and even dry land mushing with a cart. You may have even seen dogs competing in some these sports on TV or doing demos at a festival. Have you ever wondered why people do sports with their dogs or how you might be able to get involved in one with your dog? There are several important benefits that both you and your canine friend can get from participating in sports together. 1. Exercise Like most sports, dog sports are wonderful exercise for … Continue reading

Canine Boredom Busters! Alternative Dog Sports and Activities

Dog Sports to Keep Your Pet Dog Happy and Agile

Does your dog need some activity, but the typical dog sports such as agility or rally just do not tip your teeter?   While some dogs love the challenge of agility or rally or other organized dog sports, these sports are not good for all dogs. Some dogs can’t handle the class environment and proximity to other dogs, some dogs get bored of the same obstacles over and over again or some have aging joints that can’t handle the speed and impact of the exercises. Often, owners can’t afford the equipment and memberships to keep playing. Summer is the perfect … Continue reading