Who Owns the Dog Toys?

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Who Owns the Dog Toys?

You might think I’m going to be talking about dominance or toy possession, but what’s really on my mind today is the perception of who owns the dogs toys. If that sounds a bit confusing, let me explain. Here’s a common routine that tends to happen on nights when I’m particularly tired. Haley arrives at my side with a toy. … Read More

Are Sticks Safe for Dogs?

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Are Sticks Safe for Dogs?

Like a lot of people, I grew up throwing sticks for my dogs to chase and I’ve done the same thing with Haley when hiking through the woods or playing on the beach. Throwing a stick for a dog seems like a natural thing to do and a lot of dogs like to chase and chew on sticks. Most people … Read More

Do You Have a Dog That Doesn’t Like to Play?

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Dog that doesn't like to play

I recently read an interesting article by Jen from Puppy Leaks called A Game of Tug is the Best Training Reward I’ve Found where Jen talks about how she uses a tug toy as a training tool for her dog, Laika. Training often involves using treats for motivation but Laika loves tug-of-war so much that Jen discovered using a tug … Read More

Searching for the Best Dog Ball – One World Futbol Review

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Searching for the Best Dog Ball - One World Futbol Review

Note: This is NOT a paid or compensated review, but a review of a product that I purchased for my own use. I enjoy sharing information about products you may like or find useful and you’ll always receive my honest and unbiased opinion. What dog doesn’t like a ball to chase, right? There are more dog balls and toys on … Read More

10 Easy Ways to Find Dogs for Playdates

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10 Easy Ways to Find Dogs for Playdates

Dogs love playing with other dogs and socializing puppies is essential for raising a well-balanced dog, but sometimes finding other dogs for your dog to interact and play with can be a challenge. For dogs that are overwhelmed by crowded, high-energy dog parks, playdates might be the perfect solution, but how do you find dogs for playdates? It’s not like … Read More

Teach Your Dog to Play Find It

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Teach Your Dog to Play Find It

If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to entertain your dog on a cold winter afternoon, why not teach your dog to play Find It? Dogs have an amazing sense of smell and they love to use their noses to hunt and track things, especially yummy things! We humans use sight as our primary sense, but dogs primarily … Read More