He likes to do pretty much anything! #stylishcanine (at Seven Seas Park)

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All we need is a water perch and the set is complete! Active Dog Instagram Faves for Wordless Wednesday

All we need is a water perch and the set is complete! Active Dog Instagram Faves for Wordless Wednesday

Each week DOGthusiast features favorite active dog photos from Instagram for Wordless Wednesday. This week I’m featuring a dog from the #dogthusiast hashtag, and some favorites from my main feed! Make sure you follow me at my Stylish Canine account, so I can follow you back and feature your dog here, and tag them with #dogthusiast if you have a particular photo you’d like to be featured! Your…

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An Introdution to Flyball: Recalls and Ball retrieve. Training Tips Tuesday

An Introdution to Flyball: Recalls and Ball retrieve. Training Tips Tuesday

This introduction to Flyball will help you learn what is involved to train your dog to the point where he or she can run “full course” – not to mention, what that means. This series is divided into seven parts will help you learn what you will need to teach yourself and your dog on the road to competing in a Flyball competition. Because there are many specific elements to the training, you will…

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The Mort Report: Exploring Sunnyvale’s new Seven Seas Park

The Mort Report: Exploring Sunnyvale’s new Seven Seas Park

I’m Mort and here is my report!

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First of all, I want to thank you all for your kind thoughts last week when I wasn’t feeling too well. I am feeling so much better now! I felt crummy for a couple of days, the girl kept me bored in my crate, but then I started to feel better and now I’m back to normal! The girl says I’m a lucky dog, I say I’m glad to be out and about and having fun doing THINGS!

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Mort Dances for the Crowds on Black and White Sunday

Mort Dances for the Crowds on Black and White Sunday

Mort attended the Niles Dog Show yesterday in Fremont, CA where the Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate held a fun demo for the crowds that were there. Many of the club dogs went and showed the audience what they were capable of in toss-and-fetch, and freestyle (which is when the dogs weave around their handlers legs, and balance and jump off parts of their body).

Then Mort and Steve Teer, a…

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How to be safe when jogging or walking your dog at night: dog safety tips and products to help out

How to be safe when jogging or walking your dog at night: dog safety tips and products to help out

July is Pet Safety Month. As someone who has been in and out of the veterinary emergency rooms on many occasions, it’s an important one in the DOGthusiast household! When you are getting fit, or staying fit, you’re often out walking your dog or jogging with your dog. Being safe while doing so is incredibly important, because getting out and doing things often involves a bit more risk than sitting…

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How being consistent can help train our dogs

How being consistent can help train our dogs

[su_note note_color=”#daf9f9”]Article by Lindsay Stordahl of ThatMutt.com.[/su_note]

Imagine how much better trained and well behaved our dogs would be if we were actually consistent while training them.

I’m sure some of you are very consistent, but if you’re like me, you may be giving your dog confusing, mixed signals.

The following are five simple ways we can be more consistent in order to…

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