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When you head out for a walk with your dog, what are your priorities? Giving your dog exercise and the opportunity to go to the toilet, right? Of course, those two things are very important. But there’s a third thing that should be considered an essential part of every walk: sniffing.
Sniffing is hugely beneficial for dogs and essential for their wellbeing. It’s stimulating too - experts tell us just 20 minutes of sniffing is equivalent to an hour’s walk in terms of enrichment for your dog.
Before you got a dog, we bet you imagined lovely, relaxing strolls with them walking nicely at your side. Instead, perhaps, the reality is that your dog tugs on the lead so much that your arm aches and it is *hard work*. Sound familiar!? You’re not alone. Lead pulling is a really common issue for lots of dog owners.
But it doesn’t have to be.
Creator of Calm Dog Games, Chloe Hodder, shares her thoughts on what we can learn about our dogs during lockdown - and take forward once life returns to ‘normal’. Plus, why creating a ‘calm default’ for your dog is so important and why playing can make all the difference.
Are you searching for an indestructible dog toy? Well, we don’t think they exist. AND we don’t think they’re the answer to the training troubles that they are sometimes seen as a solution for. We’re explaining why - alongside what we think IS the answer - in this blog. It’s a juicy one, so don’t miss it!