Technology has come a long way for both humans and pets over the years. Now there’s a way to track your dog’s daily activity (think Fitbit for dogs). We review the latest products in the “dog Fitbit” category, including key features and prices for each. From GPS tracking and fitness monitoring to goal setting and comparing your dog to others of the same breed, you are going to be blown away by all the things you can do with a dog fitness tracker.
Looking for a new dog collar and not sure where to start? Whether you are looking for the right training collar, are interested in learning about shock collars, or want to buy a technology-filled activity collar, we have you covered with comparisons, reviews, definitions, neck sizes, and more.
Most of the time, when you see an aggressive dog, he was not born that way. An owner of this type of dog may not fully understand how to train their pup. This lack of training often leads to aggressive behavior because the dog responds to situations using his instincts since he has never been taught differently. Learn why it happens and how to get your dog to stop aggressive behavior.
Are you having trouble finding the perfect harness for your Dachshund? Barrel-shaped dogs are some of the trickiest to fit. Due to their sausage physique, they’re masters at escaping the harness. Lucky for you, you’ve come to the right place. We review five of the best Dachshund harnesses that suit their unique bodies perfectly and provide some key tips on what to look for.
Choke collars are used in many of the same training situations as pinch collars, for the most part in maintaining composure outside the home and with aggressive dogs. Choke collars can be helpful with larger dogs or dogs with aggressive tendencies; again they should not be used on small or fragile necked breeds….
If you walk your pup often in the dark, you may need a light-up dog collar for your and your dog’s safety. Lighted dog collars make it easier for drivers to spot your dog and help illuminate your pathway while you’re on walks. They’re also an excellent way to keep eyes on your off-leash pup during nighttime outdoor adventures. We’ve found the best light-up dog collars for you to consider, plus alternative LED accessories.
Do your dogs stop obeying you when they’re off-leash outdoors? Want to take them hiking or exploring a remote wilderness but frightened they’ll run too far astray? Avid hikers, explorers, and hunters alike swear by remote dog training collars. These wireless collars allow you to train your dog to obey you when they’re off-leash; giving your pup room to roam — and you peace of mind that your dogs are safely exploring their world.
Attaching an ID tag onto your dog’s collar is a must in case your beloved family member gets lost. But we know from personal experience that these tags can detach from our pup’s collar pretty easily. What’s a better solution? A personalized dog collar with your contact information and your pup’s name embroidered or engraved directly on the collar. No more annoying tag jingles! Another benefit is that some of these collars have large embroidery so they’re easier for people to see your contact information from farther away in case your lost dog is hesitant to come close to a stranger. We’ve found the best personalized dog collars for pups of all sizes and some with added features you may want.
Does your dog have an allergy that you want to include on her ID tag to keep her safe in case she gets away? Sadly, there’s not enough room on her current tag. PetHub tags may be a good solution for you. These tags allow you to include more information than the generic pet ID tag by connecting it with a scannable code to a web page. That way, if your pet goes missing, the person who finds your pet can be made aware of any important information and be able to contact you immediately to reunite you with your furry friend. But first, let’s find our more about how these tags work…
Whether you have a pup with a penchant for persistent barking or you’d like to train your dog to stay in the yard, you may have considered a shock collar (aka electronic collar, e-collar, or remote training collar). As with any method of behavior modification, there are pros and cons. Ultimately, it’s up to you to choose the method that works best for you and your pup, so we’ve laid out the facts to help you decide.