Hiking is one of the best forms of exercise whether you are a human being or a dog. Dog owners, in particular, find it exciting to plan hiking trips with their dogs. Having these four-legged companions by your side makes the trek better.
Before you bring out your hiking gear and pack your bags to start hiking, here are some things you need to consider. Preparation is always the key to ensuring your canine is all up for a long hike.Continue reading
Just like children, pets also bring a lot of happiness into the family. This is because they offer companionship to the whole family and they can positively influence human behavior and activity.
In a family, the people who enjoy having pets around the most are the children. The excitement that pets bring into kids is incomparable to anything else.
Each year, about 4.5 million people get bitten by dogs. The statistics from CDC doesn’t put dogs in a good light although they do not tell the whole story. Given how dangerous dogs can be in the hands of uneducated owners, it is important to take precautions when dealing with canines more so when you have kids.
Babies, in particular, can interact with your pups but you need to take safety measures. In a way, dogs can act like babies. No matter how much your pet loves you, they can hurt your child without meaning it.
Traveling with a canine can be a stressful experience. Dogs are not built for travel and they are easily agitated when they are in a moving vehicle. Hence, it would be useful to learn a few tricks to keep your dog calm when you are in a car or any kind of vehicle, for that matter.
Here are 5 different ways on what you can do to make the experience less stressful for you and your canine.