The best trainer is a dog! Surprised? But in vain. Daily walks with your pet can turn into an entertaining fitness – the best way to maintain excellent physical shape both in you and in your dog. Agree, training together is both easier and more interesting!
What kind of sport is suitable for dogs, how to get rid of excess weight with a pet and how to make a dog lose weight? About this in our article.
What is sport useful for dogs and their owners?
Our dogs suffer from a sedentary image just like us. Overweight with all the ensuing consequences causes significant damage to health, weakening the overall tone of the body and lowering immunity. It is proved that a lack of physical activity brings old age closer, while an active lifestyle allows you to extend the health of bones and joints, cardiovascular and other body systems. But before moving on to a joint fitness program, you need to learn the main rule: each of us is an individual. This means that sports and the intensity of physical activity should also be individual. For example, if for a border collie joint runs and agility will be a real paradise, then the French Bulldog will definitely not appreciate such an initiative. In addition to pedigree features, you must also take into account the age of the dog, its weight, physical fitness and health. Continue reading
Each dog loves to gnaw bones and toys, but some in their talents go beyond all boundaries and try to try on the tooth almost everything that falls into their field of vision. In an attempt to protect furniture and favorite shoes from inevitable destruction, the owners acquire special toys for dogs. Unfortunately, most of them cannot withstand the onslaught of strong teeth for a long time and they quickly decay. For the constant replacement of damaged toys, no funds will be enough, and what about this situation?
Firstly, do not experiment with alternatives and do not offer dogs plastic toys and other objects that, under the pressure of teeth, can break apart and injure your pet’s mouth. This is an important point and should not be ignored. Contrary to stereotypes, giving the bones to the dog is also not recommended. When cracked, they crumble into small and very sharp plates, and the consequences can be most unpleasant.
Manufacturers of special toys for dogs come to the rescue of puzzled owners, offering a variety of ruggedized models with a long service life. And I would like to highlight a novelty separately – indestructible Zogoflex toys from West Paw Design. Why exactly them? Continue reading