Dog Agility and Games

Canine sport – getting dogs and their owners moving! Exercise is vital for your dog and an indispensable tool in making life as a dog owner simple. There is a great range of sporting options for those who want to get in a little extra movement on top of their daily walks. But what exactly is canine sport? And which are the right sports for you and your dog? Here you can find out more about why you would be mad to miss out on canine sport! Read more

Dog Agility and Games

Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches in the UK

Do you dream of going on a beach holiday but without having to worry about your dog? Travelling abroad is often difficult if you don’t want to leave your pooch at a dog hotel or with a dog sitter.  Do not worry, the UK has a gorgeous and versatile selection of dog-friendly beaches where you can relax and enjoy the scenery with your dog. After all, a beach is the perfect playground for dogs. Where else do they have the opportunity to roll around in soft sand, play in refreshing turquoise waters and have enough space to play fetch? And all that within beautiful and calming nature. We have selected a list of the top 10 dog-friendly beaches on the UK coastline to make sure both owner and dog will have the best time.

Dog Dancing

Sit, stay and paw – most dogs can master these commands with minimal problems! But dancing?! Alongside agility and obedience, dog dancing is another popular pastime in the canine community.

Fun and Games with your Dog

Are you and your dog bored of always going on the same walks? Do you both want to experience something a little more exciting? Then agility might be just the thing for you! Agility is a modern dog sport that can help to improve communication between you and your dog and is particularly ideal for outdoor fun in the summer.

Sport for dogs – what exactly is it?

Dog sport refers to almost any activity that you and your dog can get involved in together, which gets you moving. Fun, movement and exercise are the main objectives!

Which is the right canine sport for you?

There is a wide range of sport options you can choose from. Your choice should be based around aiming to keep your dog busy in both physical and mental terms, which will vary based on your dog’s breed and individual character. As well as getting your dog involved in physical exercise, you also need to think about activities that can increase ability to learn and concentrate.

If your dog does everything right, another really important thing to remember is to offer plenty of praise and rewards!

To find the perfect training accessories and treats for your dog, take a look at what we have to offer in the zooplus shop.