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Walking Your Dog In The Snow


Walking your dog in the snow

We all know just how important it is for our dogs to get their exercise. While the activity of walking keeps our pups...

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Introducing Your Newborn Baby to Your Dog

Introducing your newborn baby to your dog

Congratulations! You’re the proud parent of a bouncing little bundle of joy. Chances are you can’t wait to get your newborn home and settled into a life full of love and laughter as an important part of your family. What about your other little bundle though? You know, the fuzzy one. The...

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How To Know When Something Is Wrong With Your Dog

How To Know When Something Is Wrong With Your Dog


As a member of your family, it’s important to treat your dog with the same respect and love as everyone else. But just like any family member, your dog also needs constant supervision and care to keep his health in check. Your communication with your dog is limited, as...

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When Your Dog is a "Street Snacker"

When your dog is a street snacker

For a dog, our leftovers, wrappers, trash, dropped objects, food scraps, etc is puppy paradise. Imagine walking into a room full of every fancy dessert imaginable and not being allowed to go near any of it? Exactly… it’s just not possible. Now, apply this same framework to better...

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Sharing Custody Of A Dog

Sharing custody of a dog

Recent break ups or divorces usually entail selling and splitting the house, furniture, or all the other items that you once shared. Material items come and go and are pretty easy to split… but what happens to your dog? You can’t imagine life without your dog, as you and your kids have come to love him...

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Teaching Your Dog Tricks

Teaching your dog tricks

Tricks are equal parts useful, important, and cute. At the end of the day, dog tricks are pretty similar to learning a sport or playing the piano, as they’re both learned mental and physical skills. Simple obedience commands are similar to tricks and both benefit you and your dog in a plethora...

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How A Dog's Memory Works

Having your dog happily greet you everyday is one of the many reasons why we love dogs so much. Your dog’s ability to remember you as their best friend and owner is why he greets you with such excitement. Aside from remembering who we are, do our dogs remember short-term things? Do they remember the treats...

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Crating Your Dog


Crating your dog

The practice of crating is a bipartisan debate in the dog world. Some defend crating while some strongly argue against it. The truth is, if done correctly and safely, crating your dog is beneficial and shouldn’t be looked down upon. Crates have the...

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To Sniff or Not To Sniff



Sniffing and smelling is our dogs’ primary mechanism for processing new information and observing the environment. Part of what makes dogs so incredible is their heightened sense of smell and ability to remember and...

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Swifto's Training Process


Swifto’s hiring process is rigid and taken very seriously. The 1% of hired applicants are expected to uphold the values and duties that a Swifto dog walker entails. We pride ourselves on our high quality care, reliability, and qualified and professional employees. To instill this message, our walkers undergo a four-step training process. During this training period, we work alongside walkers to give them the necessary skills they need in order to be a successful and stellar dog walker.

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