Fitness

(Picture Credit: malamooshi/Getty Images) Many people think of fetch or tug-of-war when it comes to games to play with your dogs. However, there are some pups who might be too old, nervous, or just not thrilled with the prospect of one of these standard dog games. In fact, they might rather go for a long
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(Picture Credit: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images) One of the best things our dogs do for us on a daily basis is make us happy. It sounds like a simple thing, yet it’s very important for us as pet parents and enriches our lives. There’s no better feeling than when we open the front door and see
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(Picture Credit: Karen Moskowitz/Getty Images) If you feel like you might be the only one who spoils their lovely pup, don’t worry because you certainly aren’t. Virtually everyone who’s a pet parent spoils their dog one way or another. And I’m sure when we hear the word “spoiled,” there’s some negativity attached to it. But
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(Picture Credit: PeopleImages/Getty Images) Heroism can be defined as courage, especially when under duress. A hero someone who selflessly comes in with a helping hand–or paw–for anyone who’s facing peril. And what’s great about heroes is they can come in any shape, form, or species–even a dog! We’ve often seen the heroics of Lassie on
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(Picture Credit: Jennifer A Smith/Getty Images) You look outside and it’s a wonderful day out–the kind of day you and your dog don’t want to waste. So where should you and your dog go out on a day like this? The dog park! At least that’s what your pup might scream out in excitement if
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) We often think of exercise only as a health issue, but it has significant day-to-day effects on a dog’s behavior as well. Dogs—particularly puppies and young dogs—have a lot of energy, and if they don’t get the chance to burn it off, destructive behavior is often the result. If you’re annoyed
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(Image Credit: Getty Images/APF/Staff) Yoga is a timeless practice that originated in India. Its exact era of origin is so steeped in history that it’s hard to pinpoint, but the practice has been considered sacred by yogis everywhere since time immemorial. However, some forms of yoga, like doga, are a little bit newer. Yoga’s growing
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Your veterinarian is nearly as important in your dog’s life as you are. So, when looking for a vet, keep in mind they’ll be doing more more than just administering vaccines and performing check-ups. They’ll be involved in many stages of both your dog’s life and yours. Plan ahead for your dog’s
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: How do I know if my dog is bored? Answer: A good indication your dog is bored is that you don’t come back to the same house in the evening that you left in the morning. A bored dog is likely to be a destructive dog–chewing up curtains, tearing up
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