Why Your Dog Should Have a Dog Collar and Tag

A dog collar and tag is a basic piece of identification for your dog. Since he cannot speak for himself if he should become lost, stolen, or a victim of an accident or a natural disaster, it is your best chance to be reunited with this member of your family.

 

Why Your Dog Should Have a Dog Collar and Tag

If your beloved companion should happen to go missing, you have no way to officially identify him as belonging to you. A pet who has been missing or become injured may have a different appearance than usual, which will make identification challenging. Your pet may be picked up by an animal rescue agency but without a collar and tag, there is no way to contact you to let you know that your dog has been located.

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The Benefits of Having a Large Backyard for your Dog

If you are fortunate enough to have a large backyard at your home, your dog will be able to benefit from this built-in playground. Please note that having a large backyard doesn’t take the place of going for regular walks; spending time in the backyard is a different type of experience for your pet than actually patrolling the neighborhood.

You’ll still need to spend time going for regular walks with your dog so that he gets the experience of walking through his territory. This urge to roam is natural and was inherited from his wild ancestor, the wolf.

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Why Your Dog Loves Walks

Your dog doesn’t just love walks; he needs to go for walks regularly. It’s more than just a matter of feeling cooped up from having cabin fever from being inside the house or needing to take a bathroom break. Dogs are driven by a force that is bigger than themselves to get out and walk, and it’s instinct.

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Showing Affection For Your Dog

You love your dog and want to show your fur baby how much you care, but did you know there is a right and a wrong way to go about showing affection for your dog? There certainly is, and if you decide to lavish affection on your pet at the wrong time, you could end up reinforcing behavior patterns that you really don’t want to see repeated over the long term.

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Should Your Dog Sleep On Your Bed?

Depending on the owner, a dog’s sleeping area can greatly vary. Some people prefer to have their dog sleep at the end of their bed, while others set up a designated bed or crate for them to sleep in when it’s time to enter “slumber land.” Many people consider it a very important bonding ritual to allow their dog to sleep on their bed at night. Should your dog sleep on your bed? In this article, we’re going to look at some of the positives and negatives of letting your dog sleep on your bed.

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