Archive for the 'Outdoor Adventures ' Category

Guest Post: Roadtrips with your Four-legged friend

Guest Post: Roadtrips with your Four-legged friend

Our travel typically includes the beach! This week’s guest contributor is Amber Kingsley, a freelance writer who donates countless hours supporting her local shelter. She has spent most of her research and writing focused on animals; food, health and training...

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Walter’s Fourth Birthday: Kindness to Animals

Walter’s Fourth Birthday: Kindness to Animals

Acts of kindness this month? Looking for ways to enrich your dog? In celebration of Walter’s birthday month I wanted to share some ideas!  Place kibble or treats inside muffin tins and cover them with tennis balls – voila! puzzle...

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Wordless Wednesday: Competing in Nosework

Wordless Wednesday: Competing in Nosework

I encourage anyone that competes in dog sports to attend “Mental Management Principles” with Teah – at Gentle Touch Pet Training. She travels across the country and hosts seminars! Highlights from the two-day Nosework presentation included: Principles of self-image Remember...

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Training tools: Harnesses, Halty’s, Headcollars

Training tools: Harnesses, Halty’s, Headcollars

Every day the dog’s “walking” gear waits by the door. For each dog, this means something different. For Walter, this is his harness with a front clip. For Bruiser, this is his collar. And for Shermie, this is also a...

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A Pet for Paws: A Review Celebrating Pooper Scooper Week

A Pet for Paws: A Review Celebrating Pooper Scooper Week

A Pet for Paws: Celebrate Pooper Scooper Week (#sponsored)  Country girl meets city girl this week… In celebration of Pooper Scooper week – I’m reviewing another alternative to the typical treat bag I clip on my waist before every walk...

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Tips for Dog Adventures in Forest Park: Guest Post

Tips for Dog Adventures in Forest Park: Guest Post

SIX TIPS FOR DOG ADVENTURERS IN FOREST PARK I’m so happy to share a post from Darcie Meihoff, FPC Board Member, this week about tips when walking your dog in Forest Park. Forest Park is a beautiful park in Portland, Oregon....

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Wordless Wednesday: Nosework Title #NACSW

Wordless Wednesday: Nosework Title #NACSW

Nosework is SUCH a fun sport. After years of hard work, we walked away with our L1NW Container title this weekend. Walter killed it! This is a Blog Hop!

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Zombie Apocalypse with Hounds: Tips for Survival

Zombie Apocalypse with Hounds: Tips for Survival

In celebration of the return of the Walking Dead – which we are HUGE fans of, please enjoy these Tips for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with your hounds: #TWD #1 Determine Your Weapon of Choice Not everyone prefers the same weapon. Whether...

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Recall: Practice Makes Perfect

Recall: Practice Makes Perfect

Walter on his long lead and ready to train! Tips for how to begin recall training! This is a work in progress with Walter (three years old). Shermie (eight years old) and Bruiser (12 years old) have decent recall but...

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Wordless Wednesday: Nosework with Walt

Wordless Wednesday: Nosework with Walt

This is a Blog Hop! Read more about other Nosework adventures!

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