How Often Should You Walk Your Dog?

You’ve just brought Sadie home from the shelter, and you’ve read up on how to walk her on the leash and where to take her. (And, of course, where to take her to drink beer.) You know your new best buddy needs to go out, but you don’t when or how often. While, unfortunately, like […]

How To Potty Train A Puppy In 4 Easy Steps

Step 1: Get Your Home Ready Before even getting your pup, you’ll want to make sure your home is ready for them. With potty training especially it’s important to have a plan! Be sure to run through Everything You Need For Bringing Home a New Puppy for anything you should have beforehand. Prepping your puppy’s […]

Dog Friendly Breweries in Philadelphia

One of the most profound joys of summertime is to enjoy an adult beverage outdoors. The next nicest thing is, of course, hanging out with your dog while you do it! But are there dog-friendly spaces in Philly where you can also enjoy a beer? Is that a thing? The answer is a resounding “Yes”! […]

Philly Dog Parks: Six Surprising Alternatives

One of Philadelphia’s biggest assets is that it’s such a walkable city. Center City has a grid structure that dates back to the 17th century, which makes it pretty difficult to get lost. Equally noteworthy is the number of public parks in the downtown area, which means it’s a perfect place to walk your dog and give […]

Crate Training Your Puppy — 7 Basic Steps

By Nicole Ayers Congratulations …. it’s a Puppy! As den animals, dogs are naturally used to being in small spaces where they feel safe and happy. Crates are den-like spaces that can benefit pet owners and dogs alike. If your puppy is quite young, it may take some time for them to warm up to […]

How To Walk Your Dog — 5 Tips from the Pros

If you’ve never taken a dog out for a walk by yourself before, the first time can be daunting. Maybe you’re dog-sitting for a friend, or maybe you’re interested in dog-walking as a means of income. If you’re lucky, maybe you even have a brand new canine buddy of your own! Whatever the reason, it’s […]

The Complete Guide to Camping with Dogs

You don’t have to leave your dogs at home on your next trip Hiking and camping with your dog doesn’t have to be a challenge. Not only can you bring your pup along to many campgrounds, but it can be incredibly rewarding for you and your furry best friend. Still, if you and your dog […]

Old but Gold: How to Take Care of an Aging Dog

Here at Spotwalk, we see adorable dogs of all ages. Still, senior dogs hold a special place in our heart with their comforting demeanor and penchant for cuddles. Unlike puppies, they’re more likely to develop diseases so it’s super important to better their health. Read on for our top tips for a happy and healthy […]