Detailed information of various dog breeds including their exercise needs, breed behavior & temperament, ease or difficulty of training and other general characteristics. The exercise needs are separated by dog group with the recommended minimum and maximum minutes of daily activity and suggested activity types. An exercise chart is included for visual comparisons.
Try this guideline for exercising a puppy: 2-3 short walks per day and with many quick pee breaks: 15 minutes for puppies up to 3 months old, 30 minutes for 3 to 6 months old, and 45 minutes maximum until they are about a year old. Give your puppy exercise indoors until their final round of vaccination shots. But for puppies, there is a lot more to think about.
How much exercise a dog needs everyday depends on its age, breed, and health. I cover guidelines on how often you should walk your dog, how far and for how long based on the particulars of your dog. There are tips on noticing overexertion in dogs as well. Just start slow until you get to know your dog's energy level.
All the information you need about purchasing a Philadelphia dog license. I cover the law pertaining to licensing a dog and the reasons to have a license. Other topics covered are required paperwork you will need, cost of a dog license, lost and replacement tags, and annual renewal of your dog license.
Crate training your dog at night is the best method for housetraining a newly adopted dog. There are some useful tips to know if you are going to keep your dog in a crate overnight. The added benefits for using a crate is that it gives your dog a safe place to retreat if they are feeling anxious.
If you are new to the experience of owning a dog, I have 17 first time dog owner tips. I grouped similar tips together to make it easier to visualize and remember: personal approaches for a better experience, disciple guidelines for better behavior, home concerns for a safe & happy dog, and boring but important practical concerns.