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8 Enrichment Toys for Dogs

Different Types of Enrichments Enrichment activities address different instinctual needs, like chewing, sniffing, and digging to reduce stress and make the dogs happier. Enrichment can be training new tricks or starting a new sport, walking in a different environment, letting them sniff in a park, or walking on different surfaces. What are enrichment toys? Why are they good? Enrichment toys keep dogs busy and provide different stimuli that are easy to incorporate into the daily routine to make downtime fun.

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Three Innovative Training Muzzles

We received three unique muzzles for testing that we wanted to introduce in a separate article before writing their reviews. Muzzle training is crucial to ensure the dog will be comfortable wearing the muzzle in the future. Many think that putting a muzzle on a dog without introducing it properly will magically solve their problems, but it is more complex than that. Muzzle training can take from a few days to a few weeks, and it ends when the dog willingly puts their face in the muzzle (or doesn’t mind you putting it on) and doesn’t try to remove it.

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What do you need to fly with a dog in the cabin?

Here comes the first article involving Zulu, our newest addition! When picking her up, we needed to take a flight home. Since I had never had a small dog, I had no experience flying with one in the cabin and was anxious to find as much information as possible. After our successful flight, I wanted to summarize our experiences to help others prepare. How to Arrange Flying with a Dog in the Cabin?

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What is the difference between the V1 and V2 Rexspecs Goggles?

Dog Goggles Did you know that most dogs end up with eye problems by the time they are eight years old? And did you know many of these could be prevented by using goggles?⁠ Since we got many questions on why a dog would need goggles, we wrote a separate article that you can read for more info. You can also check out our Rex Specs V1 Goggle review! Why did RexSpecs come out with the V2 Goggles?

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Five Unique Dog ID Tag Options

“My dog doesn’t need an ID tag because they are microchipped/ obedient/ leashed etc.” Mia doesn’t wear a collar at home to avoid any chances of getting stuck on something while unattended. However, I like to have the contact information on her in the car or while on a walk. I am never concerned about her running away or not coming back to me, but anything can happen, and it’s better safe than sorry.

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Emergency Dog Rescue Harnesses Comparison

I hike alone with Mia, so being able to carry her out in an emergency is crucial to me. Unfortunately, most dog owners don’t consider the need for an emergency plan until it’s too late, which is why I feel passionate about introducing and comparing the four best-known carry-out harnesses/slings. I am working on a more detailed review on each of these, so here I will focus on the biggest differences and how they compare.

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