Summer is officially upon us! While this sunny season is loved by many, for our beloved canines, summer can be a struggle, with dehydration and heatstroke sky rocketing in the warmer temperatures. Below, we’ve rounded up our essential tips for walking your four-legged friend safely in the hot summer heat.
Summers in New York and New Jersey are no joke – temperatures can rise upwards of 100 degrees, and the hot concrete bakes in the sun. While we have efficient cooling systems to keep our body temperature stable, our pups have a much harder time handling the heat, with only panting to cool them down. Below, we’ve outlined a few ways to keep your dog happy and heatstroke free this summer.
Exercising your dog is key to keeping them physically and mentally healthy, but not all of us have the schedules that allow for such extensive outdoor adventures. Thank goodness for dog walking services! Hiring a reliable walker to regularly hit the trails with your furry friend can be a huge weight off your shoulders, especially when you have a young, active dog and simply not enough time in your day.
Finding the right dog walking company in New York City can be a daunting task, though; just Google “dog walking service in New York City” and you’ll find a whopping 9,890,000 results. So, where to start? Here are 5 things to look out for once you begin your search…
Congratulations on your new furry friend! In all the excitement and activity, it’s important to remember that pets, like people, need time and space to become pals on their own terms. Here’s how to set them up for peaceful coexistence and lifelong companionship.
Both dogs and cats are creatures of habit, so establishing a routine is critical for their well-being and long-term happiness. Whether you yourself have an established routine or live everyday with a good bit of change or variety, there are a few surefire ways that you and your pet can develop simple but valuable rituals.
Studies show that people enjoy a boost in happiness and decrease in stress as a result of spending time with pets—although you probably didn’t need a study to tell you that! But did you know your furry friend reaps the benefits too (and gets bummed out when you’re absent)? Here’s why it’s so important to log quality, one-on-one time with your pet, plus our favorite ways to make that happen.
Whether you’re playing a quick game of catch or going for a long walk, there are so many great ways to get your pet moving. And with pets as with people, there’s no one-size-fits-all regimen. As a rule of thumb, you should aim for about 30 minutes of activity each day, so why not have fun with it? Once you’ve read up on the basics of pets and exercise, here are some things to consider in finding a routine that’s perfect for your furry friend. Remember: a tired pet is a good pet!
The “right” kind and amount of exercise is as unique as your pet is. Here’s everything you need to know to keep your pets happy and healthy.
New York City isn’t called the concrete jungle for no reason. Because although the city is filled with high-rises, buildings and brownstones galore, there are still plenty of great places for our four-legged friends to walk and run around. Not only does New York City have over 1,700 parks across its five boroughs, it also has over 12,750 miles of sidewalks to walk on. However, not all of it makes for an ideal place your pooch. For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best places to take your pup on a stroll.
Having a dog is a huge responsibility to say the least. From making sure they’re properly fed to keeping them strong and healthy, there are endless things to worry about when it comes to making sure your furry friend lives a long and happy life. At the very top of that list is insuring your dog is getting the proper amount of exercise and for a majority of pet owners that means taking your dogs on regular walks.