Walking your dog

Walking and outdoor activities with your dog.

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…
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Are half-check collars OK for dogs?
How are they fitted and how do they work?
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Should I use a collar or a harness?
Are you looking for new dog walking equipment and are deciding between a collar or a harness? Here's our advice on which…
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Am I breaking any laws if my dog chases rabbits?
Do you walk your dog in a field full of wildlife, such as rabbits, and are worried you could be breaking the law if your…
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How to make your dog walks more rewarding
Walks with your dog should be rewarding. Jackie Drakeford advises on how to make sure they are!
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Walking your dog in the spring
Spring dog walks are a highlight of the year. Jackie Drakeford offers a few tips on walking your dog during the spring…
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10 things to do on your dog walks
Are you looking to add a bit more variety to your dog walks? Here we give you 10 new ideas to make your dog walks that…
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Walking your dog in the dark
When heading out at night, it's important to remember a few simple things that can help to keep both you and your dog…
Walking your dog