How Dogs Help You Live A Healthier Life

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We are constantly being sold a healthier life; gym membership, supplements, miracle diets. Do this, do that and you’ll look like this and feel like that. At PAWS Dog Daycare, we know firsthand how dogs make life instantly better. Here are some of our favorite dog-owning benefits! ExerciseDogs need exercise to stay calm and happy. If one of your goals is to exercise more, it’s a lot easier to stick with it if you’re exercising your dog while you’re at it! Daily walks or runs, agility training, fetch—commit to daily activity for Rover and find yourself benefiting, too. Exercising daily … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Dog Walker in Downtown Calgary: Don’t Leave Your Dog’s Care to Chance

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When it comes to hiring a dog walker in downtown Calgary, it’s important to consider the experience and professionalism of the dog walker, safety, socialization and exercise needs, convenience, communication, and cost-effectiveness. By considering these factors, you can ensure that you find a dog walker who will provide your pet with the best possible care, and you can enjoy your time away from home guilt-free. In this article, we’ll dive into each of these factors to help you make an informed decision when hiring a dog walker for your furry companion.

Should You Gift a Pet for the Holidays?

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Holiday season is fast approaching (okay, it’s already here) and it’s time to start thinking about gifts.  And with the adorable faces of a precious puppy or cute kitten, or the pleading eyes of a desperate rescue dog, it can be tempting to gift your family a pet for the holidays.  But is gifting a pet ever a good idea?  We at Paws Dogs Daycare would like to share some things to think about before making that decision. Who is it for?Are you considering a pet for your own family, or someone else?  A pet may be an okay decision … Read More

Bass Pro Shops: The Pet Friendly Destination Your Dog Wants You to Know

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Bad Weather Pet Friendly Destination: 10 Reasons Why Bass Pro Shops Is Best For Your DogBass Pro Shops is a pet friendly North American retail giant. It is a major shopping destination due to its excellent selection of outdoor focus products.Bass Pro Shops takes decor and ambiance to the next level, making it more than just a retail store. As soon as you walk in, you’re greeted by a rustic, wilderness-themed setting complete with taxidermy displays, indoor waterfalls, and even large aquariums stocked with local fish.It’s like stepping into an outdoor paradise, a real treat for both you and your … Read More

Crating your dog: jail time or sanctuary?

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Many dog owners are under the impression that kenneling their dog is a form of punishment or keeps them stir crazy.  Not at all!  When introduced and utilized appropriately, a dog’s crate is their safe haven. Dogs are natural den animals; they prefer enclosed areas to nap and rest because this feels safe for them.  A crate is a wonderful place to offer your dog a “den”: a quiet sanctuary for them to escape the hustle and bustle of a busy household.  Kennel training is hugely helpful when training puppies and “new to the household” dogs as it plays a key factor … Read More