Play Nice: Good Manners, Canine Style

Since I am interest in animals safety, I think this an excellent advice. There were no dog parks when I had German Shorthairs.

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With warm weather on the horizon and a holiday weekend ahead, chances are you’ll see a lot more people out and about enjoying the outdoors with their dogs. Some dogs, like people, are super-social and love spending time with others. If you have a dog like this, a dog park might be a fun destination.  The website K9 of Mine has an excellent overview of the advantages and disadvantages of dog parks, do’s and don’ts, and dog-friendly alternatives if a dog park isn’t a good choice for you. It’s definitely worth reading the entire article. Find that here.

Before you turn your own Fido loose into a crowd of canine revelers, let’s review  what the AKC calls the common-sense rules of dog parks:

  • Should your pet show signs of illness or a contagious disease, don’t bring him/her to the park.

  • Don’t bring a…

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2 Responses to Play Nice: Good Manners, Canine Style

  1. We would take Maggie to Hamworthy Park in Poole every day and she loved interacting with her canine friends, old, new, big or small. She still does if we visit my Mum and have time to go there. She did all her socialising here, learned to play (and nicely) and we discovered the bigger the dog, the happier she seemed to be. It is also the only place she will swim with no encouragement!

    • Dogs and cats learned from other animals. She probably realized it was safe at the park to swim. Kato surprise this morning letting me know he knows the word elevator. He is extremely afraid of them.

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