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Hiking with Your Dog. The essential guide.

Hiking with Your Dog. The essential guide.

There are three things every dog loves: food, napping, and the great outdoors. Talking chow would just make us hungry, and though we could discuss the compelling topic of napping (we do love napping), we’re choosing to zero in on the wild world of the great outdoors, specifically on hiking with your dog. Going on a hike with your dog can be a fantastic bonding experience. Dogs love exploring new areas, and checking out the sights and smells of the wilderness. However, no matter how wild and ferocious they may think they are, your pup is not a wolf, and...

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Why does my dog have dry skin?

Why does my dog have dry skin?

Dry skin can affect any dog at any age. It’s irritating, itchy and, if not treated, it can become infected and painful. Just like we humans hate having dry, cracked and itchy skin, you’re dog isn’t in love with the feeling either. So, let’s get to the bottom of why your dog may be experiencing dry skin, and find out what options are available to treat and prevent it. Your pup will thank you for it! There are many reasons your dog's skin can become dry, flaky and itchy, including parasitic infections, allergies, dietary insufficiency, exposure and bad grooming. In...

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Do I need to walk my dog?

Do I need to walk my dog?

The answer is yes.   Taking the time to walk your dog each day will not only keep your dog healthy, but it will help you mentally, physically, and can even increase your productivity. Let's take a look at the 3 ways walking your dog will make you a better human:   Physical Health Walking isn't the only thing required for fat loss, but it certainly helps. By walking 45-60 mins each day (one long walk or multiple shorter walks) you can easily burn an extra 300-400 calories per day.  Low intensity movement such as walking is unlikely to effect your hunger, while higher intensity cardio (jogging or...

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