What Should You Know About Hiking With Your Dog? We’re right in the middle of the summer season, and this is the perfect time to go on a hiking or camping trip, and bring your dog along with you! Before you start out on the trails, though, there are a few things you should know about hiking with your dog. First off, make sure you are allowed to bring your dog with you on the trail you are planning to hike. Some parks in Canada allow dogs to share the trail, while others do not. You do not want.. - Read More
Hitting the trails this summer? If so, there are a few dog supplies for hiking which are essential, and one of those is a travel pack! A travel pack has many benefits for you and for your dog, and can make for a much better hiking or camping trip. A backpack for your dog allows your dog to carry his own gear. Backpacks can actually help a dog to focus and can convey a sense of enthusiasm. Since they are doing a job, they take pride in it, instead of chasing after every squirrel. As a result, behavioral patterns.. - Read More
Very small dogs are often known as “purse dogs” since they are small
enough to be ferried around in purses. Purses for dogs are also known
as “dog carriers” and are specifically designed to accommodate small
canines. There are a wide variety of styles ranging from small tote
bags to designs which resemble a normal, fashionable purse, to slings
which are similar to those you would use to carry a baby. While you are
looking into travel items, you also may want to check out pet pockets
and other types of doggie beds which are cozy while you are at home or
on vacation. Summer is coming up fast, and that means you’ll probably
doing a lot of running around with your dog, and maybe even bringing
your dog with you on a fun trip!
First things first: are carriers actually good for dogs? There are people who think that carriers and crates and other small, confined areas are cruel, by dint of the fact that they would not want to be in them. Your dog is not a human, however, and has different sensibilities than you. Dogs want to be comfortable, just like human beings do, but often define comfort differently. Dogs are “den” animals, and will often mark a carrier or a crate as an enclosed, safe, comfortable space if you conduct the training properly and choose a carrier which fits your dog. That is the first step—you will need to choose a carrier which is the right size for your pooch. He should have some wiggle room so that he is comfortable, but the carrier should not allow him to escape and potentially injure himself....READ ON...
Travelling with a dog will be more relaxing and carefree when you plan ahead and choose exactly the right pet accessories; one example of a great dog accessory for travel is a dog purse. An airline dog carrier is also a smart choice for many dog owners. Typically, dog purses or airline dog carriers will improve your whole air travel experience by helping your pooch to feel calmer and more secure while he or she is in transit. Without the right dog accessories for travel, things can get hairy pretty fast, and stress can really pile on. To make things.. - Read More