Outdoor Fun

Free Printable Dog Walking Schedule

Dogs are truly man’s best friend: they’re great for cuddling, families, and they help us stay active.

Maybe regular walks with your dog are one of your New Years’ Resolutions. Perhaps you’ve got a pup with a lot of energy, and/or kids with a lot of energy who want to keep track of their new responsibilities. . Or maybe you’re a dog-walking pro looking for some helping staying organized, and keeping track of who walked which dog when.

Whatever the case may be, it can be helpful to keep track of your dog walking. We’ve created this helpful dog walking printable, available both as an image and as a PDF.

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10 New Year Resolutions For You and Your Dog in 2022

We’ve just rung in another new year, and with it, more opportunities to spend time with your dog. While the phrase “New Years Resolutions” makes us think of going to the gym, there are plenty of ways to refresh your routine and have fun with your dog.

Whether you’re a new dog owner or a long-time dog parent, we’ve got something for you. So if you’re looking for ideas on how to start 2022 off on the right foot (or paw!), keep reading!

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The Right Way to Pick Up A Dog

Whether you’re currently planning on introducing a pup into your home, or you’re already an experienced dog owner and are simply looking to become the best owner you can be, then you might find yourself wondering “what’s the right way to carry my dog?”

It’s very important to make sure that you’re carrying your dog correctly, because if you don’t, then you might be making your dog feel distressed or uncomfortable. You could even accidentally cause your dog to become injured – especially if you’re trying to lift a medium or large breed dog!

If you’re concerned about how to carry your dog correctly, then don’t panic, because we’re here to lend you a helping hand.

So, without further ado, let’s jump right in!

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Have Hassle Free Runs With These Hands-Free Running Leashes

If you’re a runner, chances are you’ve tried taking your pup with you for a jog. It’s a great activity to do as a pair. It keeps both dog and owner healthy, and can be great for burning off extra energy for the more active dogs among us.

But it can be difficult on both runner and dog using a standard leash and harness. The solution is to get a hands-free running leash. These leashes allow you to stay focused on running instead of controlling your dog or keeping your balance.

If you aren’t a runner, but you find your hands full with kids, strollers, or anything else, a hands-free leash can be used for walking your dog while managing the rest of your family. In either case, read on for the best hands-free running leashes.

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Why Should I Buy My Dog Goggles?

Changes are you’ve seen dogs wear goggles before, either as working dogs or pups looking stylish with their head out the car window. While your first thought might be “oh my gosh, that’s adorable”…. you might also wonder: why do some dogs wear goggles? And does your dog need dog goggles of their own? And how the heck do they even manage to stay on?

This post covers reasons for getting dog goggles, what to look for, and the best options for your dog’s shape and lifestyle.

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The 6 Best Dog Cooling Vests for Keeping Your Pup Cool

With the recent heat wave, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to keep our pup cool in the summer weather. While going for a swim or simply hosing a dog down with water will help them cool off, it’s kind of inconvenient and you get that wet dog smell afterwards. Alternatively, a dog cooling vest allows you to keep your dog cool in a much more convenient way.

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5 of the Best Dog Pool Floats to Stay Cool This Summer

Summer is officially here, and what would summer be without a trip to the pool or beach?

Your dog–especially the Labradors and Lab mixes–may love water. However, other dogs are more anxious around the water, may not be natural swimmers, or may want a more restful option.

But most dogs, regardless of their swimming preferences, like to be around their people. So, we’ve compiled this list of canine-friendly dog floats so that your dog can participate in the summer fun, too.

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