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    Dogs Gears,  Outdoor

    Tractive GPS – Hiking Equipment for Dogs (Part I)

    Does your dog run away when is off-leash? Or can’t you relax when you leave your dog off-leash in a new place you don’t know?   Here the perfect solution for you 👌 In the first of the posts series dedicated to equipment – of which you can’t live without for outdoor activities and hikes with your dog – we will talk about an essential tool for the safety of your pet: the GPS device for dogs. This tool will allow you to live the experiences with your dog in a more serene way, without being worried about losing your pet. Tractive GPS Specifically, we had the chance to try…

  • Dogs Gears,  Food & Snack,  Health

    The 3 reasons to use an adjustable bowl holder

    Let’s see together the 3 reasons to use a support for height-adjustable bowls. 1 – Prevent dog bloat or gastric torsion. It is a very serious pathology that can often be fatal for the dog. In these cases the stomach of the dog tends to dilate and to rotate on itself, resulting in intestinal occlusion. It is important to recognize the symptoms immediately and to go to the vet so that he can proceed with the appropriate treatment and interventions. The symptoms are: restlessness, salivation, unproductive attempts at vomiting and dilation of the abdomen. There are many risk factors, including genetic and breed predisposition. It is still possible to put…

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    Photo Equipment,  Photography

    Camera: Panasonic Lumix GX850/GX800 review

    We often receive requests for information and advice on photographic equipment . Let’s start from the premise that there is no universal camera . On the market you can find SLR, mirrorless, bridge and compact cameras. Which one to choose? Each brand and model has its own characteristics. For this reason, it’s important to read all specs carefully, to understand which one is right for you, before buying one. Those interested in the video will need a camera with fast AF and silent lens; those who practice sports photography will need a camera with fast AF (possibly with tracking) and a good burst. After selecting some models, we suggest you…

  • Photographic Tips,  Photography

    Dog photography: 8 useful tips

    Today even dogs have become real models, but it is not always easy to freeze the moment we like. Let’s see together 8 useful tips on how to photograph a dog. CONFIDENCE: if the dog is not used to the camera, it is good familiarising him with this strange object; also, almost all cameras allow you to deactivate the acoustic sound of the focus (leaving only the visual signals active in the viewfinder or on the screen) so as not to annoy the dog. POINT OF VIEW: change perspective and put yourself at the same height as the dog, so you have his eyes in the foreground and take back…

  • Dogs Gears,  Food & Snack,  Health,  Toys

    Separation anxiety and positive reinforcement. Furbo Dog Camera: talk and play with your dog even when you’re not home

    Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety or is he a puppy and is not yet used to being alone at home? With the Furbo Dog Camera, you have an extra tool to stay in touch with your dog, even when you’re not there. Let’s see how it works together. Separation anxiety: what is it? Before understanding how the Furbo Dog Camera works and how best to use it, let’s try to understand what separation anxiety is. This is a very common behavioural problem (you are not the only one to deal with it or to have done it in the past!). The main behaviors typical of separation anxiety, which…

  • Travel Tips,  Travel with your dog

    How to manage the dog at the restaurant: rules and useful advice

    There are more and more Dog-Friendly facilities that accept dogs at the restaurant and allow us to enjoy the company of our friend even during lunch or dinner out, perhaps with friends or relatives. In this article, we will see how to manage the dog at the restaurant so that he’s quiet without disturbing other diners. The rules for bringing the dog to the restaurant It is appropriate that the dog be: educate well socialized used to be among strangers and confusion used to the presence of children When to start bringing the dog to the restaurant? It’s good to get used to the dog since when is a puppy…

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    Restaurants,  Travel with your dog

    Restaurant Il Cristallo di Neve | Campo dell’Osso (Subiaco, Roma)

    Our first review about the dog-friendly restaurants in Italy is dedicated to “Il Cristallo di Neve”. DOG PERMITTED INSIDE OUTER SPACE PARKING Location e how to get there “Il Cristallo di Neve” restaurant is located inside the Simbruini Mountains Park in the locality of Campo dell’Osso, near Subiaco, in the province of Rome. From Rome: take the motorway A24 Roma-L’Aquila-Teramo (exit Vicovaro-Mandela), continue on the SR5 until the junction with Arsoli and continue on SR411 up to the Tangenziale di Subiaco. Finally, continue on the provincial roads 40a, 40b and 44b to arrive at Monte Livata. Once you reach Monte Livata, continue along the main road until you reach Campo dell’Osso,…

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    Dogs Gears,  Outdoor

    BioThane collar and leash set Connecto.dog

    BIOTHANE COLLAR AND LEASH SET CONNECTO.DOG We have received from Connecto.dog – an Italian company that produces products for dogs – a new set to test. This time it’s a collar and a leash, of an awesome pink. That we love, obviously! MATERIALS Both collar and leash are made of BioThane. We did not know this material, therefore, we did our homework and discovered that it is a synthetic material, similar to leather. In fact, it is soft and flexible to the touch and, at the same time, very resistant. Plus it has the advantage of not being of animal origin! The collar is equipped with a steel-colored clip fastened…

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    Dogs Gears,  Outdoor

    Collar Mischief Made Collar Co.

    COLLAR MISCHIEF MADE COLLAR CO. This small australian company has sent us a collar, the model “Butter Mellow” 2” wide (about 5 cm), yellow. It is a collar made of fabric, thread and polyester webbing. Equipped with ring to hook the leash and buckle for adjustment. The clip is the classic in black plastic. Perhaps it is not ideal for dogs that love to swim, in fact, being made of fabric, it tends to become impregnated with water. It is made in different sizes (for each dog’s size) and of different width. Also made in the Martingale version for greyhounds and long-necked dogs. IMPRESSION AND FINAL OPINION The collar appears…

  • Dogs Gears,  Outdoor

    H Harness or Swedish for dogs Connecto.dog

    H HARNESS OR SWEDISH CONNECTO.DOG We have received from Connecto.dog – an Italian company that produces products for dogs – a H harness for dogs (also called Swedish model) in the ROSA BABY color, size L (70 cm – 100 cm). MATERIALS The harness is well made with excellent materials. Specifically, the manufacturer informs us that the main material used is “polypropylene cushion” which allows the harness to be very soft and well padded. Excellent, therefore, for both long-haired and short-haired dogs. It is produced in all sizes. In fact, it is also ideal for large dogs because it is very resistant (declared traction weight up to 500 kg). Even…