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 setting down on your puppy and the floor. Make sure curtains are secure and tape or tack down any hanging... Read More
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 knowledgeable staff make this staple of the Financial District a treasure.
2) Whiskers Holistic Pet Care...
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:
1) Praise and reward your dog when he does what you ask of him, give an appropriate...Read More
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 Fido will swim off into the sunset without them. It’s a...Read More
Dog running in New York-- It’s more simple than you think:
A lot of people who don’t live in New York, or weren’t born in New York, are shocked when I tell them I have a great, relaxing time when I hit the pavement here. I’m here to tell you that following a safe regimen and getting that dog running will greatly improve the way you both handle the hubbub of NYC. Running releases endorphins, which makes everyone happy, and keeps your body in great...Read More
If you’re looking to adopt a dog, but don’t know where to start, we’ve compiled a list of New York City’s most popular dog breeds. Divided into categories, from intelligence to size, this guide delivers a summary of some of the most popular dog breeds around.Intelligent Dog Breeds
The following information about intelligent dog breeds is founded on The Intelligence of Dogs, a book with a...Read More
Swifto is a technologically innovative dog walking company based in New York City. The original pioneers of GPS-tracked dog walking, that integrate mobile technology to provide clients with the cleanest interface and most hassle-free experience. Our goal is simple: To bring dog walking to the 21st...Read More
When you're walking your dog and he or she barks constantly, it can be annoying and disturb your job as a dog walker. You might want to talk about it with the dog owner (or he might come to you first and ask for your advice) and think together about the best suitable way to stop the barking for your dog.The first thing to do: understand why your dog barks
Dogs bark when they want to tell...Read More
Is your dog pulling on her leash and you really wish she would stop doing that? If you're a dog owner or a dog walker, here are a few tips that will help you teach your dog not to pull on her leash.
First of all, it's important not to get upset. A dog that is pulling on her leash might simply be energetic or curious. So, especially if you're the dog walker and not her owner don't get angry...Read More
Different dog breeds need different exercise. Some need long dog walks several times a day and others will be fine with shorter strolls. How can you know what your dog needs? Usually it depends on the dog's breed, but also on his or her personality and age. So in order to make your life much easier and your dog much happier, here is a list of popular dog breeds and their preferred activities:Beagle
Beagles are very energetic and thus need a lot of...Read More