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Dog Friendly Beaches

Dog friendly beaches in New York State:

 

1) Doggie Beach at New Smyrna at the end of Beach Avenue in Larchmont, NY is a great beach catered to dogs. It’s so dog friendly that your dog can go leashless and go in the water any time of day. Fences extend into the water, which means dogs get to swim at the beach and owners have fewer worries...

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In the Press

 

The New York Times was impressed both with our technology and quality of service!


 
 
 
 
 
 

The Wall Street Journal documents the dog walking industry in New York City and how Swifto is coming out ahead with its innovative approach


 
 
 
 
 
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How Much Food and Water Should your Dog Eat and Drink a Day?

There are some generally agreed upon guidelines on how much food and water a dog should get per day. These figures are based on recommendations provided by veterinarians and the American Kennel Club and are based on your dog’s weight. Paying attention to the amount of food and water your dog eats a day improves the quality of your care for your...

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Dog Parks

Even though New York is famous for its skyscrapers and traffic, there are so many peaceful dog parks you and your dog can relax and enjoy together. This article focuses on pointing out the most dog friendly parks. Keeping the days and times you and your dog can enjoy green spaces will soon be spelled out and easy to memorize.

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Non Shedding Dogs

Anyone with allergies searching for the perfect dog has heard buzz about non shedding dogs and hypoallergenic dogs. While hypoallergenic dogs are scientifically considered a myth, there are certain breeds of dog who shed minimally all year round, or only shed during certain seasons. Because the amount of shedding is so low, these dogs are...

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Friends for Your Best Friend: Animals Who Adapt Well to a Life With Dogs

When considering a second pet for your home, it’s best match a new friend with your dog’s breed and temperament. Even though breed doesn’t necessarily dictate behavior, there are some fun animal facts to consider before buying a second pet. Also, be sure to research whether owning the pet you’re thinking of is legal...

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Puppy Proofing Your Home

Making your home puppy-proof:Put away floor plants, decorations, shoes, and clothing. Puppies often chew on or root around in things on floors. Removing these items ensures your puppy won’t learn bad habits.Secure tablecloths, runners, or other hanging material. One curious pull can bring curtains or a table... Read More



Pet Stores

Swifto provides unique and innovative dog walking, but for some truly special pet supplies and helpful staff, Swifto would like to bark the praises of these stores in Manhattan, NYC:

1) Petropolis: All natural pet grooming, fancy spa options (ear tweezing and nail clipping), nice prices, delivery, and...

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Dog Training

Obedience training is important for the emotional well-being of yourself and your dog. When you and your dog effectively communicate, your pet is less confused about their role in your family (their pack) and can healthily participate in family activities. Here are some basic obedience dog training tips:

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Dog Friendly Beaches

 

Dog friendly beaches in New York State:

1) Doggie Beach at New Smyrna at the end of Beach Avenue in Larchmont, NY is a great beach catered to dogs. It’s so dog friendly that your dog can go leashless and go in the water any time of day. Fences extend into the water, which means dogs...

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