Dog Tracking for Beginners

The sport of dog tracking is an excellent sport that increases your dog’s confidence. It also increases your bond with your dog and allows you to work together with your dog as a team. This article focuses mostly on dog tracking for beginners. However, we do discuss the various competitive titles available to compete for … Read more

Are Heelers Good at Paddleboarding For Dogs?

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The Australian Cattle Dog, (aka Blue Heeler, Red Heeler, among other names) is naturally great at most any dog sport attempted. This article will answer the question are heelers good at paddle boarding for dogs? The Heeler’s incredible ability to focus on any task along with their strong work ethic make them excellent candidates for … Read more

Best Dog-Friendly Mud Runs

woman and dog emerging from an obstacle in the mud run

If you are ready to move beyond a run on your typical neighborhood route, here are some of the best dog-friendly mud runs to enjoy with your dog. A dog-friendly mud run is usually from 2.5 to 5K in distance. However, there are other dog-friendly runs that are much longer, including marathons, and ultramarathons (50 … Read more

What are Dog freestyle Tricks?

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What are dog freestyle tricks? Dog freestyle tricks are the moves you train your dog to do in “dog dancing” or “canine freestyle” choreographed routines. The routines consist of heelwork, tricks, and dance moves performed to a chosen piece of music. There are several different clubs and associations that have a variety of different rules … Read more

Lure Coursing for Fun

Shiba Inu practicing Lure Coursing - Lure Coursing for fun

If you’re looking for a class that offers your dog plenty of mental and physical exercise, then look no further than Lure Coursing. This is a sporting event that allows your dog to use her prey drive in a safe, controlled environment. Lure coursing for fun is a great way for you and your dog to … Read more

What is Flyball For Dogs?

Dog taking the ball in a flyball event

Flyball is a relay race between two teams of four dogs each. When the light turns green, the dogs in the first group take off down the track. Dogs must jump four hurdles, and catch a ball triggered by a flyball box pedal they hit with their paw. Then they return over the four hurdles … Read more