Grooming your dog at home

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Imagine if you couldn’t wash every day. You could still go on living but… would it really be the same? Dogs are like you. Although our canine friends do know how to remain hygienic, we can always give them some help. For instance, we can try and speed up the shedding process according to seasons, especially when the dog days are coming, we can give them a good clean-up after they’ve been playing in the mud, or check that they don’t have thorns stuck in their ears after a long walk in the forest. Continue reading

Your first walk with a new dog

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Just like human beings, every dog is unique. Some are very quiet while some are boisterous. Some love a good walk while some are home lovers. What makes animals all the more endearing and sweet is precisely this uniqueness.

This is also why being a dog sitter can turn out to be more tricky than one would think. You can never know in advance how dogs will behave until you get to know them well.  On the first walk with a strange dog, we thus tend to be on the lookout for its every reaction to different commands and stimuli. Continue reading

Does your dog spend too much time alone?

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Ah, if we could, wouldn’t we spend every day with our dog! Enjoy some quality time together, take long walks and naps whenever we had the chance. But… most of us have duties outside the house! Whether it be for work, studies, errands or some important event, we sometimes have to leave our dog alone for what feels like very long hours. Some take it better than others, and sometimes this situation can even become a problem.

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Ride with your dog, like a pro!

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Summer is one of the best moments of the year to go for a ride, but you don’t want your dog to be staying home alone while you are having a good time outside in the sun! Therefore we encourage you to ride your bike along with your faithful companion, taking into account the advice which we are about to give you.

Did you know that cycling makes you burn 110 kcals in 20 minutes? For that reason, it is a very healthy activity which requires little effort, as it is up to you to decide on the pace and distance that you deem appropriate. The same goes for your dog, whose physical condition is to be taken into account before embarking on the ride!

The breed and age are the two main factors that you should keep in mind. Whereas some dogs are highly energetic and will love the ride, others not so much. Besides, burning calories also helps dogs to remain fit after a long winter.

Remember that in order to enjoy your doggy bike ride, you must avoid high temperatures. Thus, do not go for the ride at the hottest time of the day, or else your dog could suffer from a heatstroke. Also remember to bring water along with you to cool down your pooch.
What’s more, if your dog is one to pull the leash, there are various bike tow leashes available on the market that could come in handy for you. They consist in clip-on metal bars to be fastened onto the bike frame, easy to attach or remove to suit your needs.

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Top 10: Best breeds for your children

Top of the week: What dog breed for your children?

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Once again, a dog is one of the best opportunity you could have in your life. A dog makes your life brighter and your children happier. However, you’re still hesitating,a nd your child beg you to take one :/

No more hesitation! A dog will bring to your child values and sense of sharing, respect and responsibilities.

Gudog offers you this list, with the best dog breeds to share unforgettable moments with your children! :)

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DIY: Personalized garland for you dog

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Do you want to create a fun and cosy space for your doggy or celebrate his birthday with a original gift?

Make his sleepy corner a funny and personal space, with this garland DIY.

 

What do you need?

  • Colored cartons
  • Printed letters (color and typography you prefer)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • String
  • Cellophane
  • Mini clothes pegs
  • A round glass or a compass

How to build your garland?

1. Draw a triangle on your cartons according the model. You can choose the size, and use a ruler to draw it.

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2. Use a glass or a compass to draw a circle around the letter. The letter must be in the middle of the circle. The circle has to fit in the triangle. Do the same thing for each letter.

3. Stick the letters on the triangles thanks to the glue after choosing the color combination of your cartons.

4. Now, you can you letters on the string with little wooden clothes pegs.

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5. Finished! You can hang your garland on the wall :)

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Top 7: The evidences that your dog loves you

You love your dog unconditionnally and he makes you the happiest person on Earth. He jumps on you, licks you everywhere and asks over and over for cuddles :) All these evidences show how your dog loves you.

Gudog built a list to let you discover all the evidences that proove your dog loves you. Some of them are very simple but have a true meaning for your dog, your best friend!

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DIY: How to build furnitures for your dog at home?

Dog DIY: How can you build practical furnitures for your dog at home?

Do you want a private space for your dog at home? You are a dog sitter, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money in furnitures to welcome some casual friends? Nothing’s better than the DIY, huge trend on Pinterest, to make your dog happier than ever and save a lot of money! Gudog has searched for you the best ideas to furnish your home for the pleasure of your doggie!

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