Pets & Accessories,  Travel & Days Out

Preparing Your Dog For The Great Outdoors

As any dog owner will tell you, dogs can’t get enough of the outside world!

Whenever you take your furry friend on a walk, they feel as though they are going on a big hunt, with their favourite pack members in tow!

Of course though, while they may act tough, your dog is going to need some preparation if they’re going to be able to stay safe in the great outdoors.

To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the best ways to get your pooch ready for their first outing or two.

A Lead:

Being responsible for keeping your dog by your side, the lead you use for your pet is
very important.

All dogs must be on a lead in public areas unless they have excellent recall.

You can’t risk having this tool snap or break while you’re out, and you don’t want your dog to get hurt either.

To make sure that the option you’re choosing is the right one, it will be worth reading some reviews, along with getting advice from owners with the same breed.

A Collar:

Along with their lead, it will also be worth thinking about the collar you put on your pooch, with this being essential to keep your little one safe.

To help with this, you should be actively
working to make sure that your dog doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

All dogs must be micro chipped by 8 weeks old.

A dog collar with their name on it will usually help, but you also must ensure that your dog has been micro chipped.

A Dog Bag:

Taking bags for their waste, water for them to drink, treats, toys and the other tools which come with dog ownership, you’re going to have to deal with a lot!

To make this easier, carrying a dog walking bag with you can solve this sort of issue, giving you things like balls and extra supplies should you need it.

Some Treats:

Even if they’re not going through the process of training, having some treats with you can be a great way to control your dog while you’re outside.

Whenever they do something right, they should be offered this sort of treat. When they do something wrong though, they should be given the chance to realise their mistake without being hurt for it.


Finally, as the last area to consider, the outside world can be a dangerous one for an animal without much of an immune system.

To help with this, your dog should be up to date on all of their vaccines long before you decide to take them out.

Not only will this protect your dog, but it will also protect others.

Hopefully, this post will inspire you to start working harder on the time you put into your dog ownership.

A lot of people struggle with this sort of work, finding it hard to know what they might need to take their pet outside.

Thankfully, this should give you all you need to get over this issue.

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