Posts Tagged“dog parks”

Why Do Dogs Hump?

One of the best articles I have come across online recently is “Why Dogs Hump (Spoiler Alert: It’s not all about dominance)” by Sara Reusche, CPDT-KA CVT. I could not agree more with the title of the article, or of the message! Of the five reasons that Sara gives, only one of them borders along the lines of “dominance” —…

Dog Parks: Considerations, Safety & Etiquette

The topic of dog parks can be controversial. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to whether or not you should take your dog to a dog park. The most critical thing to know and to acknowledge is that the decision to go to a dog park comes with some unavoidable risk factors. The following are some important safety precautions to consider before going…

The Hidden World of the Dog Park

{  Miles, longing to chase dogs. But when the dogs stop, and a car zooms by, what will be more eye-catching in the heat of the moment, to a young prey-driven dog?  } When raising a puppy in the city, I was surprised by the level of peer pressure I faced over the issue of going, or not going, to local dog parks.…