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Dog Park Etiquette

19 Jan

dog wash in EvergreenAccording to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, there is a basic etiquette involved in bringing your dog to a dog park. Here are just a few things they recommend. Check here to read the full article.

Don’t

ever bring a dog that is under 4 months of age

take your dog to a dog park if s/he is uncomfortable —  take your dog to a place that s/he enjoys

bring or use treats and toys when other dogs are nearby

allow dogs to form loose packs

allow a dog to bully another

spend your time talking on a cell phone – you must supervise your dog at all times and be able to give your dog your full attention

Do

make sure your dog is up-to-date on his/her vaccinations

clean up after your dog

supervise dogs when they are playing and interrupt any rough play

be willing to leave a dog park if you feel that your dog is either being a
bully, the play is getting too rough or your dog is just not having fun

 

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Posted by on January 19, 2012 in Better Life, Friends For Life, Loyalty

 

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