Knowledge

Stimulate your dog

A dog needs to be active to maintain a healthy body and mind. Here are some tips on how to stimulate your dog and at the same time strengthen the bond between you.

There are many fun activities you can do together with your dog. Think about both indoor and outdoor activities. Keep in mind that mental stimulation is just as important as physical activity and walks. An active dog is a happy dog and you can have fun together at the same time.

Dog courses and activities

Whether or not you plan for your dog to compete in shows, dog courses are a great way to socialise with your dog and find activities that are both physically and mentally stimulating. Perhaps try an agility or rally obedience course with your dog, or focus on lead-training and general obedience. Here are some ideas and information on where you can find suitable dog courses.

Dog reflectors – a cheap life insurance

Autumn brings about darker dog walks. According to Agria, at least one dog every day is killed by traffic. This could often have been avoided simply by using a reflector.

Balance training for dogs

Medium sized poodle Astrid lives with one of our product developers here at Bozita As a puppy, Astrid was diagnosed with patellar dislocation, a condition where the kneecaps fall out of joint. Surgery was necessary in Astrid’s case. Thanks to coordination and balance-training, Astrid is now healthy and loves going for walks in the forest.

Hiking with your dog

There are many different ways to be active with your dog, one of which is hiking, which has recently become very popular. There are many trails all over Sweden and it’s not necessary to go too far from home to find some beautiful routes. But there are a few things to think about before you set off.

Holidaying in the mountains with your dog

Are you someone who loves snow and winter and happily packs your car full of warm clothes ready for a trip to the mountains? Perhaps you’re planning a holiday with your dog but are wondering what it’s like having a dog in the mountains. A mountain holiday with your dog gives you many wonderful experiences. But there are a couple of things to think about before you head off to colder climes.

Boating with dogs- 4 safety tips

If summer out on the ocean awaits and you plan to take your dog on-board, there is a lot to consider before you set sail.