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Dog Agility Training for Fun

Dog agility is a sport in which handler directs a dog off-leash through obstacle course in a race for time and accuracy. Obstacle course consist of various tunnels, jumps, a tire jump, weave poles, a pause table where the dog must sit or lie down for a count of five seconds, and obstacles that the dog must climb. The first dog agility performance was as entertainment at the Crufts dog show in 1978 and became a success that is now gaining popularity worldwide. It demonstrates dog’s ability to be versatile, quick and agile. All types and breeds of dogs can join in this sport. Even children and puppies are encouraged to participate in this event. If you do not want to compete and want to join the agility just for fun, you can do so in non-competitive agility classes.

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Things to Consider in buying a Dog House

Your house is the best shelter for your pet dog. However, if you are no longer comfortable with your dog inside your house and sometimes is not possible to share the space with your dog, a dog house would be an option.

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Selecting a Furniture for your Dog

Dog owners consider their dogs as part of the family. They let them have access to places or areas in house. Some may find it annoying finding your dog always on your couch. Whatever the case may be, your dog needs a place of their own inside your house where your dog can relax without being disturbed.

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Types of Dog Training Equipment

Dog training can be a difficult task. It takes time for dog to learn so; you need to be patient in teaching your dog the commands. You need also to use some dog training equipment that will aid you in the training. The training equipments will help you simplify the process of training and learning. Dog training equipment covers a wide range of device for the corresponding training or behavior modification that you want to teach to your dog.

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A Pet Life Jacket as a Safety Measure

A lot of dog breeders and owners may enjoy doing outdoor activities with their dogs. When you go out for an outdoor activity, you might want to take your pet on water. Some dog breeds such as Labradors and retrievers love water. Some pet owners take their dogs along with them when they are boating. If you are going for a boating with your dog, make sure that it’s not only you that has the safety gear such as life vest, make sure to provide also a life vest for your canine friend. Just like humans, not all dogs know how to swim. This is a common misconception, possibly because of the swim stroke which is referred as dog paddle. Some dogs such as pinchers, Doberman and boxers can have trouble in water. Other dogs do not like being in the water and will swim only if forced into it.

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Why should you get a Gate for your Pet?

Dog gate is a gate that is fitted across indoor space such as hallways and doorways or places inside your home where you want to limit the access of your dog. This type of containment has gained popularity among pet owners. More owners have been creative and innovative in caring or providing proper care for their pet. Pets, like humans need also a proper caring and ensuring their safety is essential.

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Controlling Excessive Barking of Dog

Some of you may find it annoying when your dog keeps on barking. The excessive barking of your dog may also cause disruption of sleep and result to some problems with your neighbors.

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Choosing Leather for Dog Collar

Collars are one of the essential and popular dog accessories that you can get for your dog. Collars have given the owners the convenience of walking their dog without the fear of their dog running away to chase something that triggers his/her curious mind. All dogs must have a collar with the proper tags and should have the telephone number and address of the owner.

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Keeping your Dog Cool and Comfortable

Relief from heat does not come easily specially for our furry friend. They do not have sweat glands so they cannot sweat to cool off. Most dogs will just simply give up the comfort of their bed and stretch out in the bare floor to cool off. Panting also help to cool them off but this is not sufficient. Dogs with thick, double-coats are more susceptible to heat stroke. Dogs can experience some serious discomfort during summer and hot months. A cooling pet bed is the ideal solution to this. Canine cooler bed can provide an ongoing therapy for your furry friend. It can be very helpful and bring much relief, especially if your dog suffers from bad joints, hips or one of many skin conditions affecting pets from all walks of life. A cooling pet bed doesn’t have to be expensive either, and can be used all year around, especially in those hot summer months.

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The Importance of Pet Containment System

For some pet owners, a pet containment system may sound like a bad idea. Actually, there are several good reasons why you should contain your pet. Some of these are safety and sanitation not just for the pet but also for pet owners.

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