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Training Your Outside Dog to Become An Inside Dog

 
 
 
Training your outside dog to become an inside dog is a transition that will take time and patience. Outdoor dogs are accustomed to going to the bathroom anywhere and established their own rules for play. So, how do you get a dog to transition into the indoors life? Hopefully, your dog already knows simple training commands, such as sit and stay. Even if he doesn’t know, you can still work with him...
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How Much Water Should Your Dog Be Drinking?

 
 
 
 
 
Do you know the amount of water your dog should be drinking? Some dog owners don’t know whether or not their pups are getting too much or too little, so it’s very important address this concern. Every dog is different, meaning that some breeds drink more water, some innately know the right amount they need, and others don’t drink enough. Staying on top of your dog’s water...
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Suggested Feeding Times

Suggested Feeding Times

 

 

As humans, we have fallen into a routine of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. When we wake up, many of us are hungry and try to get something in our stomachs before rushing off to work. About halfway through the day, our stomach begins to...

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Getting Your Dog To Pee On A Walk

Getting Your Dog To Pee On A Walk

    For many dogs, walks are for more than exploring and exercise. When you live in a city, yard space is hardly ever an option so your dog has to eliminate outside on walks. This can be frustrating if your dog doesn’t cooperate or do as you want...

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Why You Need A Dog Walker Even If Your Dog Is Allowed At Your Office

Why You Need A Dog Walker Even If Your Dog Is Allowed At Your Office

After Take Your Dog to Work Day was launched in 1999, thousands of offices began allowing dogs in the workplace. Google, Amazon, Facebook, and many independent corporations understand that dogs are an...

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Getting Your Dog To Lose Weight

Getting Your Dog To Lose Weight

It is not uncommon for a dog to be overweight. Today, almost half of the dogs in America are overweight. Just like humans, dogs can suffer greatly if they do not maintain a healthy weight. Being too heavy can lead to joint problems,...

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Guide to Volunteering at NYC Animal Shelters

Guide to Volunteering at NYC Animal Shelters

Volunteering at an animal shelter takes plenty of compassion and commitment. Shelters are as different as the animals they care for. From facility layout to volunteer duties to application processes, no two...

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How are we different from other dog walking apps?

How are we different from other dog walking apps?

Back in February of 2012, Swifto was the first to offer GPS-tracked dog walking and to take dog walking to a whole new level. Nowadays, many dog walking apps are popping up, yet none provide the high level of care and attention to detail that Swifto has always provided. While technology can be copied to some extent, it's actually the level of care, quality of the dog walkers we hire, and...

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