#dog walking

Dog Park Etiquette

By Nomi Berger The lure of the dog park is inescapable. That wide expanse of lush, green grass. Trees, bushes and rocks everywhere. A high, wire mesh fence for added security. The scent of freedom in the air. As inviting as the scene may be, it’s essential that both you and your dog pass the test in proper dog park etiquette before you even

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Exercising Small Dogs

Exceptional Canine: Active Dog By Stacey Brecher for Exceptional Canine Just like you, your small dog needs exercise to stay healthy and happy. Small dogs are defined as those that weigh less than 22 pounds and who are shorter than 16 inches. “Exercise helps to keep your pet physically fit, mentally secure, socially engaged and emotionally happy,” says Lori Morton-Feazell, Director of Animal Care

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The Joys of Walking Your Dog

The Dog Daily: Health Care By Liz Palika for The Dog Daily Many dog owners seem to feel that walking their dog is something that must be done; a chore that goes along with dog ownership. But walking your dog doesn’t have to be a chore—it can be so much more. When you’re out walking your dog, you are spending time together, interacting with

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Small Dogs vs. Big Dogs

Some dogs are small and some are big. The end. Just kidding. Today’s post is less about actual size and more about how small dogs are treated compared to their larger canine friends because how we treat small dogs has, in many ways, facilitated the widespread notion that all small dogs bark a lot and are aggressive. As a TAGS volunteer, I have met

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Paws for Mental Health: Ontario Shores 2k Paws-a-Thon Dog Walk

                                     On Sunday, May 26, 2013, all are welcome to attend the Paws for Mental Health 2k Paws-a-Thon Dog Walk! Where/WhenSunday, May 26, 201310:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences700 Gordon Street, Whitby Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians experience mental

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