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5 Things you need to know about walking your doggo

The daily walk is the highlight of your dog’s day! While it’s just a stroll for us hoomans, for our furry babies, it’s much more than just that. It’s a great activity for physical exercise, mental stimulation and socialization!

While letting your dog run in the backyard or in a park is refreshing, it is not a substitute for the daily walks. A walk allows your doggo to take in smells, sounds and sight of the world. Here are 5 things you need to keep in mind while walking your dog.

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9 Things you can do to make Christmas Merrier for your furry friend

Ho Ho Ho! Look, it’s Santa Paws!

It’s finally Christmas time. After all, what we went through this year, Christmas is just the right time to rejoice! And how could you leave your furry friend out of the festivities?

Make this Christmas merrier for your doggo as you make them a part of your festivities. Here’s what you can do:

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Looking out for our Streeties!

India is home to roughly 35 million dogs, a number that’s grown by 17% since 2016 (National Geographic, 2020). These dogs are prone to accidents, injuries, illnesses and even mistreatment. 

Stray animals are exposed to harsh environments and have their guards very high. They might not allow you to come near them. If you approach them all of a sudden, they might get defensive, run away from you or act aggressively. Do not try to touch them the first time. Leave out food and water for them regularly. Once they start trusting you they will let you near them.

We bring to you some simple steps that we can take as a community to extend our care for these stray Indies and make the world a better place for them.

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Secrets on Training Your Dog like a Pro!

Getting a puppy is a great experience! The new companionship, the sound in the house and a paw to hold at every step of life, the experience is surreal.

What you need to understand is that most dogs come untrained. When you adopt a street dog, they know little about how to behave in a house. For this reason, it’s important to start training him/her immediately.

Training is not just a basic need, but it is also a form of mental stimulation for your dog. At first, it might seem overwhelming, but when you approach it step by step, it’ll be fun for both of you! Some pet parents hire a professional dog trainer to train their pooch. However, if you cannot afford one, or want to do it yourself, here are some secrets to help you get started right away!

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6 Ways to Stimulate Your Doggo’s Mind at Home

Leading the same lifestyle every day can get really monotonous and boring. Just like we humans need a dash of newness to our daily routine, dogs do, too!

Yes, you might take them for their daily walk every day, but after a point of time, that will get boring as well. While one way to deal with this boredom is to introduce new elements to walk from time to time, that is just not enough.

Dogs like activity! And it doesn’t just have to be physical. Dogs are smart pets who like to engage in some sort of mental stimulation to keep them active. Activities, you say? What activities could I engage my dog in? We have a list for you!

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