One of the best ways to keep a dog engaged and out of mischief is by investing in some interactive dog toys. However, expensive toys do not necessarily mean safe, good, or fun. Here are some of the toys that work best at keeping my dogs happy and positively engaged.
Dogs need physical and mental exercise every day, or they may grow bored and get destructive. One great way to exercise our dog, is to get them some fun interactive food toys, and to play some fun games with them. Here are some of my dogs favorite toys.
What to feed a dog? There are four dog feeding strategies - kibble, wet dog food, homemade dog food, and raw diet (BARF). There is no definitive answer as to which method is best. We summarize each class of dog food, and present their pros and cons.
To effectively leash train our dog, we want to pick the best equipment based on his unique temperament, energy level, size, and style. Using inappropriate leashes and collars may complicate training, worsen our dogs behavior, and sometimes even cause physical harm. Here, we consider the strengths and weaknesses of leash training equipment, including choke chains, prong collars, harnesses, and the head-halti.
Are electronic collars effective? Do shock collars degrade a dogs quality of life? Do they increase stress? We examine how dog shock collars work, and highlight their advantages and disadvantages.
Dogs sleep an average of 16 hours a day. Therefore, finding a good dog bed will help to enhance his quality of life. The most expensive designer dog bed, however, is not necessarily the one that our dog will like best. Here, we consider how to find the best dog bed for our best friend.
Both my dogs are getting a bit lazy in the hot summer months so I got some interactive toys to help them exercise their body and mind. Here is a review of the three interactive dog toys that I got for my Shiba Inu and Siberian Husky, including the Premier Busy Buddy Kibble ball, the Kong Wobbler, and the Ruff Dawg Spikey Ball.
Healthy dog treats are hard to find. Commercial dog treats may contain ingredients that are difficult for dogs to digest, and may sometimes contain contaminants that are harmful to our dogs. After some early mistakes, I learned that expensive dog treats do not necessarily mean safe or healthy, and what is good for us humans, does not necessarily mean that it would also be good for our dogs.
A review of non-commercial, homemade dog treats. Note that dogs do not have the same digestive systems as we do, therefore human food or treats may be poisonous to them or cause digestive distress. It is important not to treat our dogs with table scraps, and to make sure that they have a balanced dog diet.
Dogs can be very expensive. We need to buy them food, toys, grooming supplies, training equipment, and more. Here are some tips on how to save money when shopping for dog supplies at Amazon.
I love the Christmas season and my dogs love it too. They enjoy the cool temperatures, and the shorter grass means that we can do more exploration and digging on our hikes. Here are some fun Christmas season activities and gifts.