Taking your dog to dog parks provides her with the mental challenges and physical exercise that she needs to stay healthy, fit, and well-adjusted socially.
If your dog is ready for action more often than you are or at times when you’re tired (such as after you get home from work), visiting a dog . . . → Read More: Citizen Canine (Dog Park Etiquette & Tips)
Lacey has a new off-leash dog park, located at the Waste and Recovery Center (2418 Hogum Bay Road NE).
Cassie & Annie
Dogs can use 5 acres for socializing, digging, and just running around. There’s a special area for shy & small dogs, so they won’t get toppled over by more assertive, social dogs. Water . . . → Read More: Off-Leash Dog Park in Lacey Now OPEN!
I borrowed a neato book from the library not too long ago called Playtime for cats : activities and games for felines by Helena Dbaly (a cat breeder) and Stefanie Sigl (a “cat and dog psychologist”).
Take a look at this book if you would like ideas about how to encourage your cat to play . . . → Read More: “Playtime for Cats” by Dbaly and Sigl (book review)
Pam Ore, One of my partners in Fauna Collective, wrote a swell article about the value of dog parks in keeping dogs healthy and happy: “Dog parks give dogs the mental challenges and physical exercise they need to stay healthy, fit and socially well adjusted”. Below is a copy, posted with permission of course.
Dog . . . → Read More: Take It Off Leash