7 Habits of Highly Effective Dog Owner

Why It’s Important To Let Your Dog Sniff During Walks

Getting your dog out the door for daily exercise will always be a step in the right direction when it comes to their health and happiness.  There is a way, however, for your dog to get even more enrichment from their regular walk around the block.

While you’re busy looking at the scenery, your dog’s nose is working overtime. They walk a few feet before stopping to sniff, and then they take a few more steps to find something else worth smelling. It’s tempting to tug on the leash to keep them moving in a forward direction, but a worthwhile dog walk isn’t always measured in miles or minutes. Every now and then, it’s important to let your dog stop and smell the roses…and the fire hydrants, and that bush, and maybe even that fence post way over there.

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12 New Year’s Resolutions For Dog Owners in 2019

It’s that time of year again – resolutions! Have you thought about yours? Does it involve your dog?

Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions for dog owners to give you some ideas. (I’m doing number 6!) What’s yours? Tell us in the comments!

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