Camping with your dog

As hiking lovers we thought of introducing our rescued dog Lukas to camping in the wild. Camping with your dog needs some thinking and planning. Your dog needs also previous training of the following cues for security reasons, training which you can see from our previous blog posts: recall – come stay sit leave it…

How to train your dog to “give paw”?

Initially we thought the “give paw” cue had no big usefulness. However, we changed our mind when we realized our rescued dog Lukas did not like we touched his paws. This blog post is about the “give paw” training importance, how to do this training with several stages and videos as demonstration. Here are the reasons…

Introducing your dog to agility

We realized that our rescued dog Lukas seemed to enjoy agility. This happened because each time we went into the dog park, he would enjoy going up and down the platform. We also noted that he enjoyed chasing and jumping high to reach thrown toys. So then we thought, let’s see if he likes agility. For this…

How to know when your dog needs to pee and poop?

If you have a new dog and especially a puppy at home, it is very important to get to know your puppy’s physiological routine needs. There are several approaches. We choose one that enabled us to keep track of when our puppy would pee and poop, including the times when we would give him food. For…

What is a Pet Passport or Pet Travel Scheme within Europe?

I’ve been asked by many people how is it possible to travel with a pet around Europe. A very simple way is by issuing a Pet Passport or Pet Travel Scheme, which contains the pet’s identification and all your pet’s health check history. This is a standard document recognized all over Europe in multiple languages, pretty…