Pet Walking Essentials

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Why walks are important

Although some people believe that walking a dog isn’t important, that’s not the case. It’s a great way to bond with your pooch and get some exercise as well.

Walking also provides several benefits for dogs. First and foremost, it’s a great way to allow them to take in some much needed fresh air and sunlight. It also allows them to interact with other dogs that are out on walks at the same time. Finally, it gives them a chance to use up any excess energy they may have in the evening before they go to bed.

However, as much as walking is beneficial, you want to do it in the safest way possible. And that is why it is important to use the right equipment.

What should a dog walker carry with them?

As a dog walker, sometimes you will be encountered with extremely stressful or dangerous situations. There can be an assortment of reasons for this. The dog you are walking may be very aggressive, or you could hear a lot of commotion around the block. In high crime areas, you could encounter someone who simply doesn’t like dogs. On top of that, there are all sorts of bad weather you may experience during your walks, and you shouldn’t be caught unprepared.

What are some of the items you should have to be fully prepared for a dog walking adventure?

In this post, we’ll be talking about dog walking essentials that can help you out in a variety of stressful or dangerous situations.

Below are the items I always have in my backpack when I’m walking dogs.

Protecting your pet on walks

Whether you are taking your pet for a walk around the neighborhood or a lengthy hike in the woods, you want to feel comfortable knowing your pet is protected.

A walk should be an enjoyable experience for you and for your pet. When selecting a collar, you have some basic things to consider such as size, material, strength, and color. If your pet has a special medical condition or requires a special device like an ID tag, you’ll want to make sure that the collar accommodates the device.

Also, your dog will need identification with a