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  • Controlling Your Off-Leash Dog

    Controlling Your Off-Leash Dog

    When you have a dog off-leash, particularly in the city, your responsibility increases with your dog's freedom. Our dog, is often off-leash in the city, suburbs or the middle of the woods. Our dog loves to run and hunt and a day at the end of the leash does nothing for his nor my well being. Although, could you imagine our dog running at you as pictured here?
  • Dog Friendly Restaurants in Boston

    Dog Friendly Restaurants in Boston

    There is plenty of confusion when it comes to finding a restaurant in Boston where dogs are allowed. I think most everyone understands dogs are restricted from going inside a business which prepares and serves food unless your dog is a service animal. Many dog owners understand your only hope is to find an outdoor patio where your dog might be
  • Dealing With Barking Dogs In Apartments

    Dealing With Barking Dogs In Apartments

    In our current apartment, the front door had a gap at the bottom where our dog would see the shadows of feet passing by. He started to fall into the habit of laying in the living room so he could see down the hall at the front door. When bored he would lay at the front door listening, sniffing and watching for would be intruders. We resolved that problem with a
  • Unload the Loaded Dog

    Unload the Loaded Dog

    Unload your loaded dog, before you go... "Go where?" you ask. Anywhere, walking or hiking in public parks, the city sidewalks, an outdoor cafe in the South End, the list is endless. If you give your dog a moment to go to the bathroom in advance, you can save yourself the hassle of carrying around a bag of poop or an awkward moment on a busy sidewalk. I
  • Riding Boston’s “MBTA” With Your Dog

    Riding Boston’s “MBTA” With Your Dog

    The MBTA or the mass transit system in Boston is made of of a subway/trolley called the "T", water shuttles, busses, commuter rails and the commuter ferry. Here is our experience of riding the MBTA with our large dog.
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