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DO DOGS NEED BOOTS? TO WEAR? REALLY?

do dogs need bootsNowadays we’ve seen every type of doggie-fashion imaginable, from festive Santa suits to itsy-bitsy bathrobes. So it’s easy to dismiss the notion of canine footwear as just another trend. After all, there are enough froufrou accessories out there to make any dog howl with embarrassment. However, the benefits of using booties might be something to consider for certain owners. So how do you know if your pooch should be rocking the latest paw-wear? Do dogs really need boots? Let’s chat! (more…)

TORONTO DOG MAGAZINE: DOGS AND YOGA

dogs and yoga

It’s official. Yoga has gone to the dogs – quite literally! A new exercise trend stretching across North America, called doga (that’s right, dogs and yoga), is encouraging people to bring along their canine pals when they hit the studio for some downward dog relaxation. The practice is believed to have originated in Manhattan about 7 years ago, with the intent of nurturing the bond between dog and owner. As well, doga is meant to help keep bodies – human and furry alike – lean and limber, while maintaining positive mental energies.

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