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Great Ways to Have a Staycation With Your Dog

By PetcoBlogger on Jun. 28, 2017

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With summer in full swing, some pet parents are dreaming of a vacation away. However, some dogs are more comfortable in familiar surroundings.  

Here are some savvy tips on how to have a great staycation with your dogs:

1. Go for a swim at a local dog beach, pool or lake! There are many types of dog breeds that are great swimmers. However, don't forget a life vest

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2. If your dog doesn't like swimming, try wading in a small kiddie-pool to cool down. 

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3. Consider agility training! Agility is a great way to get outdoors and get exercise. 

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4. Make some friends at the dog park! Make sure that you follow proper dog park ettiquette

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5. Gear up for a nature walk or a hike in your area!   

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6. Take a drive with the windows down! But make sure your dog is properly fastened in with a harness or a special seat belt

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What are some of your favorite things to do on a staycation with your dog? Let us know in the comments below! 

1 Comments
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by K-9crazy
‎07-08-2017 10:17 AM

I'm considering agility with my dog Josey... for now I just work with her on tricks.

Another great summer option is a good game of Soccer!! It helps you really get to know your dog... Laughing about the way the flip in the air after the ball, and chasing them for it after they get it, and even getting a drink of water after a good game.

I'm considering agility with my dog Josey... for now I just work with her on tricks.

Another great summer option is a good game of Soccer!! It helps you really get to know your dog... Laughing about the way the flip in the air after the ball, and chasing them for it after they get it, and even getting a drink of water after a good game.

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