I loved working on Rally courses with Bailey. It was a great way to see what commands we needed to work on, it provided treats for her (which she always loved), and allowed us more time together (which I always loved).
Looking to get into a new activity with your pup? Consider nose work for your dog. Nose work is described on the official K9 Nose Work website as: “the fun search and scenting activity for virtually all dogs and people. This easy to learn activity and sport builds confidence and focus in many dogs, and provides a safe way to keep dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise.”[Read more…] about Nose Work for Dogs: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Barn hunt is another great way to exercise and bond with your dog, all while staying indoors and out of the cold.
Winter doesn’t officially start for another couple of days, but in most of the country it’s already cold, snowy, or both. I was never a huge fan of freezing weather, but my Westie, Bailey, loved winter and could stay out in the cold all day long. Brrrrr!
No matter how you celebrate the holidays or who you celebrate them with, it’s always wise to ensure your cat or dog is set up to enjoy the festivities. Making pet safety a priority will ensure that your days are fun and relaxing for everyone, including children, visitors and your pets.
Whether you are hosting or visiting, below are some tips to help your cat or dog survive the most festive time of the year:[Read more…] about 5 Holiday Pet Safety Tips