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Inevitably at some point your dog needs to be outdoors, regardless of whether it is inside 90% of the time.  Even an inside pet needs to be taken to the vet at some point.  Your pet needs to be able to know how to behave and react in an outdoor setting.

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Does your dog have behavior problems? Does your dog chew furniture and destroy your house when you are not home? Is your dog aggressive with other dogs or people? Does your dog bark excessively, or maybe he excessively digs holes in the yard?  He may even defecate or urinate in the house. All of these problems could be as a result of your dog getting insufficient exercise. A dog with excess energy needs exercise to spend that energy, otherwise he may find his own ways to react to that pent-up liveliness. If he is not exercised regularly he will become...

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When you exercise your dog, it is always helpful to have the right equipment in order to make the task more fun for you and your dog, as well as safer. In most cases you only need a leash for your dog and a good pair of walking shoes for you. It is also good pet etiquette to take along scoopers and requisite waste elimination equipment to clean up those ‘accidents’ that may occur along the way. Another thing to consider when exercising your dog is water. You do not want your dog to become dehydrated so you may wish...

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BikingStrolling down the street with your dog leashed beside you is not the only way for you to provide your dog with exercise.  Some people like to ride bikes for their own exercise routine and there is equipment that can help you exercise your dog while you ride. It can be dangerous for you to hold your dog’s lead in your hand while bicycling. You can purchase an attachment for your bike that holds the dog at an appropriate distance from your bicycle as he runs along beside you. The attachment typically comes with a harness for your dog. This...

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There is no doubt that dogs need exercise, probably even more than humans do. How much exercise your dog gets is virtually up to you since he is dependent upon you for all his daily needs, whether it be food and water, companionship, play or exercise. Be assured that a dog that gets the right amount of exercise is a healthier and happier dog, which makes a better pet for you.There are a couple of things to consider when you are trying to determine how much exercise your dog needs. There are various factors that will dictate how much exercise...

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