Walking your dog

Walking and outdoor activities with your dog.

Enjoying walking adventures with your dog
Walking has physical and mental benefits for us and our dogs. It can also be a low-cost way to share quality time with…
Walking your dog
10 ways to make the most of your dog walks
They are brilliant for bonding and for discovering more about your environment, says top trainer and behaviourist Jackie…
Walking your dog
Collar or harness? Which do you choose?
Do collars put some dogs at risk of trachea injury? Does a harness encourage a dog to pull? Julie Hill discovers there…
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Shooting season safety
A readers asks about the legality of walking with his dog close to a country estate where pheasant shoots take place.
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Stay safe when walking your dog
Most of the time, walking your dog is an enjoyable way of spending time together, but there’s also plenty of potential…
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Keep your dog calm and stress-free when meeting other dogs.
Not all dogs feel comfortable meeting other dogs. Trainer and behaviour adviser Sarah Whiffen advises on how to manage…
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My dog gets aggressive before a walk
A reader asks for advice on calming her young Yorkshire Terrier when going for a walk. Your Dog expert Tony Cruse offers…
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What is the best policy when picking up poo?
A reader wonders what is the best policy from an environmental aspect of poo picking.
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Do you struggle to get your dog to walk nicely on the lead?
Walking to heel or loose lead walking doesn’t come naturally to dogs. Being restrained on a lead, and asked to walk at a…
Walking your dog