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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 setting down on your puppy and the floor. Make sure curtains are secure and tape or tack down any... Read More



Dog Running

Before you get your dog running:

Ask your doctor and your furry pal’s veterinarian about any health concerns before you and your dog go running. Also, don’t run with puppies until they’re 1.5 years or older. Their bones and joints will still be developing and running can hinder healthy bone and joint development. Also, never run with a frayed or cracked leash. Lastly, make sure you and your dog wear bright clothes or other accessories so you remain highly visible to...

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About Swifto Dog Walking

Swifto is a technologically innovative dog walking company based in New York City, Miami, and North Carolina. 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 century while preserving the highest degrees of reliability and trust.

To meet these goals, we've made it our business to excel in two...

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Why does my dog bark?

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 you something...

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Is your dog walking you?

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 or punish her...

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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?

Dogs should be walked at least three times a day. If they could get two long dog walks a day (...

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