Who knew? Topping the list of veterinarians’ pet peeves on the Veterinary Information Network for years are: retractable leashes! I know why I hate them – if dog trainers
Kids On Leashes
Listen to Sonny from Kalamazoo Comedy in studio giving advice about kids on leashes
Love dogs? Love a date with a dog lover? Here’s how to find romance at the end of a leash
Leash Walking Tips: Giving Correct Cues for Stopping
Have you ever been in a new city or location or situation and uncertain of where to go and the person who’s supposed to be guiding you keeps getting you mixed up? “This way,” they say as they walk forward slowly but while scanning the signs to the right and left. And then, “Wait no… this way.” And then, “Oops. I meant the other way instead.” If you have, I’m sure you remember the stress and frustration. Now ask yourself, do the dogs…
How Safe Are Retractable Leashes?
Dogs, especially big dogs, can build up an enormous head of steam over the typical 16 to 26 foot length of a retractable leash, and nothing good is going to happen as a result of that momentum when a dog running at top speed hits the end of a retractable leash.
Dip-Dyed Ombre Leash
We simply swooned over this DIY dip-dyed leash, so we asked the very cool Capree Kimball, blogger/crafter extraordinaire of dog-milk.com and curbly.com fame, to show us how it’s done. Turns out it’s not as tricky as it looks—a length of rope, some fabric dye and you’ll be the envy of the dog park! Take it away, Capree...
Leash Walking 101 -
One of the most common complaints I hear from my clients is “my dog is terrible walking on a leash!” This is a BIG problem. It often makes walking your dog such a miserable experience that eventually the dog doesn’t get walked at all. This is hugely detrimental to the dog, both physically and behaviorally, […]
How to attach a surfboard leash
This video will explain how to properly attach a surfboard leash to a surfboard and explain the importance of a rail saver.
How to Prevent Leash Reactivity in Dogs
Hopefully these tips will be helpful to prevent leash frustration, and will give you a blueprint on how to approach on-leash greetings.
DIY LED Dog Vest with Leash
Making an LED vest and leash will keep your dog visible and safe at night. It's also a great project to get started making LED wearables.
How To Leash Train An Adult Dog
Check out this great post with helpful (and easy!) hints on how to leash train an adult dog. It's not as hard as you might think!
Trends in Collars and Leashes
Fashion, function and safety top pet owners’ wish lists for collars, leashes and harnesses.
What Type Of Dog Leashes Are There?
As your local vets in Raleigh, we hope to answer all of your questions about pet care, vet care, and responsible pet ownership.
How to Deal with Leash Aggression
Like a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the leash-aggressive dog is calm, cool, and downright polite when walking among people or around dogs off-leash. Bu
How to Choose a Dog Leash
Are you trying to decide which dog leash to get for your dog? There are many types of dog leashes, including nylon, leather, bungee, and retractable leashes. Much of the decision process is based on your personal preference and if you are using the leash as training tool. PetMeds® sells retractable leashes and a harness to safely secure your dog during walks and training sessions.
How Much Is That Doggie Leash in the Window?
Boo Oh, the new lifestyle pet collection of accessories, debuted in Saks’ holiday windows.
Tips for Leash Training Your Dog
Harmonious leash walks are one of the great joys of pet parenthood, but if you have a dog that pulls on the leash, walking can become an uncomfortable chore. So how do you train your dog to walk politely on the leash without pulling? The following tips outline the foundation for helping your dog learn that staying close to you when you stroll is the best way to walk.
Tips for Leash Training Your Cat
Taking your indoor cat to explore outside can be fun for both you and your kitty. Before you step foot outside, however, training your cat to walk on a leash is essential for safety. Not
How to leash train your cat
How to Teach a Puppy to Walk on a Leash
A dog-training expert offers tips for owners on leash-training your puppy and troubleshooting potential problems along the way.