Posts tagged "walking dogs"

Walking the Dog Made Easier, Reader Question Answered

Walking the Dog Made Easier, Reader Question Answered
Q: My 30-pound dog pulls so hard on the leash that my arm is coming out of its socket. Aside from seeing a doctor about my arm, what can I do? — T.L., Las Vegas, NV A: “Equipment and training can help you to manage the situation,” says Karen-Pryor-certified dog trainer Marius Geykman, of Highland... Read more »

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting

Pets Are Good for Us, Human-Animal Interaction Experts Meeting
The magic solution for good health has four legs and a tail. It turns out that sharing your life with a pet is good for you. “We know that there are positive neurochemical changes that occur by merely walking down the street and seeing a dog,” says Rebecca Johnson, president of the International Association of... Read more »

Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound: Advantages of Dog Walking

Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound: Advantages of Dog Walking
The International Association of Humane Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) president is Rebecca Johnson, director of human/animal interaction University of Missouri. Johnson, also the author of “Walk A Hound Lose a Pound.” Listen HERE – from Steve Dale’s Pet World, as Johnson explains the many benefits of simply walking a dog. - Neighborhood with many people walking dogs... Read more »
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Banfield Celebrates the Power of Walking Your Dog

Banfield Celebrates the Power of Walking Your Dog
According to one recent study, the most bonding thing you can do with your dog is….take a walk! This year, THE POWER OF PETS™ by Mars Pet care is focused on spreading the word about the power of dog walking, a fun way for families to “paw-sitively” increase their physical activity levels while spending more... Read more »
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