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Is your dog walking you?

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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...

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Dog Walking Type by Breed

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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:


Beagles are very energetic and thus need a lot of...

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How Many Walks does Your Dog Need a Day?




The million dollar question: how many dog walks does your dog need a day and for how long? Some people walk their dog three times a day while others walk their dog at least five times a day. So, what's the correct answer? Well, it depends on the dog – his or her breed, age and weight.

How many times a day?


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NYC Dog Laws

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Before you hit the road (or the nearest dog park) with your new dog, you might want to check what New York City's law has to say about dogs.


All NYC dogs must be licensed and the license must be renewed every year. When you're walking your dog in public, he or she has to have a license tag attached to their collar. This means that you'll need to check if your dog has his license tag...

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