Archive for the 'Exercise' Category

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An Introduction To Dock Diving – Cool Off With This Dog Sport!

June 22nd, 2010

It’s hot outside – really hot, so I’ve decided to focus today’s blog on a canine sport that actually gives dogs a chance to cool off in the water – Dock Diving. Photo by jumping lab While Dock Diving made it’s first appearance at the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge in 1997, it’s been said that […]

10 Ways To Help A Stir Crazy Dog!

March 2nd, 2010

Having a bored dog is a recipe for unrest. If your dog isn’t receiving enough mental and physical stimulation, you’ll soon discover that the peace and comfort of your home is about to be shaken. Maybe your pup will decide to express his pent up energy by chewing that new pair of boots, or gnawing […]

Dog Video Of The Day: Sled Dog Exercise!

November 6th, 2009

16 Sled dogs get quite the workout routine, following their owner on his bicycle.

Tug Away! How To Safely Play Tug With Your Dog!

October 6th, 2009

There’s a vicious rumor circulating through the dog training world that playing “Tug” with your dog will make him into a dominant, uncontrollable beast. I’m not sure where this fallacy started, but when safety guidelines are followed, playing a nice game of Tug-o-War can be a great way for your dog to expel some excess […]

Ask the Dog Guide: Welsh Terrier Excitement

January 7th, 2009

Question: My Welsh Terrier puppy gets quite excited when we exercise him(especially when we allow him off leash). After fetching things he will jump up and bite my sleeve. The sit command does not work in these circumstances. I then have to resort to putting him in a submission hold (which is very tricky as […]

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