Dog-walking groups are becoming ever more popular, whether as a social get-together with friends on special occasions such as Boxing Day, or regular organised walks.
Getting into shape doesn't have to be all hard work. Get your dog involved to make it fun.
With a little time and patience, all pet dogs can learn tricks to give them a little ‘X-factor sparkle’. Teaching tricks can also improve the bond between you, reduce boredom, and decrease the risk of injury as your dog becomes more flexible and develops body awareness.
Birthday cake, balloons, party games — celebrate your dog's birthday in style with a celebratory bash.
It's a good opportunity for your pet to meet different dogs and for you both to socialise with other owners and their canine friends. So, if you're feeling inspired to throw your own doggy bash, follow our tips to help get the celebrations under way in the best possible style.
A good starting point would be to speak to others who are already doing this and pick up tips from them. Explains solicitor Trevor Cooper.
Dogs are a great way to meet new friends, their friendly antics lighten the mood and provide common ground. Here we share 10 places where you're sure to meet other dog lovers.
About to enter your first fun dog show? Follow Andrea McHugh’s tips to ensure the big day runs smoothly.
Dog toys come in all shapes, sizes, colours and textures. You can choose from novelty, squeaky, chewy, and plush types.
Are dogs allowed to compete in shows even if they have hip dysplasia? Vet Roberta Baxter explains...
Can an older dog take part in agility? Trainer Elizabeth Kershaw offers her advice.
Jumping is a natural activity for dogs, so getting started with this fun aspect of agility training is easy...
Turn to the great outdoors for inspiration and find new and exciting places for you and your dog to visit.
Learn how to make your dog walks more exciting and enjoyable for both you and your dog with these top 10 tips.
Top tips for success and advice on what to prepare in advance for your dog show.
If you are interested in dog agility, then why not try introducing your dog to weave poles? Carolyn Menteith explains...
If you’ve caught the fun dog show buzz, how about organising your own show for other owners and their dogs to enjoy? Running a fun dog show can be extremely rewarding — and everything you need to know is right here.
During the winter months, you'll often be walking your dog in the dark. Stay safe with these top tips.
Any dog can take part in Cani-Cross, or CaniX as it is popularly know, it's great fun and a good way to for you and your dog to get some exercise.
Your Dog Magazine, with the help of Helen Taylor from Fun 4 All Dog Club, answers your need to know questions about flyball.
Often called ‘Rally O’, or just rally, it’s a fun, user-friendly version of obedience that absolutely everyone can take part in.
Would you like to start competing in agility with your dog? Agility trainer Lee Gibson, who's represented Great Britain in the World Championships and won in agility consistently at UK and European levels, explains how to get started in agility.
Dog walking is often seen as a pleasant, fun activity, which of course it is - but you still need to take care, as Karen Bush explains.