Rawhide is one of those dog treats that many people know are thoroughly unhealthy and somewhat dangerous, yet almost an equal amount of people are completely unaware of the risks of this longstanding staple of the dog treat industry. Education is key.
When it undermines their otherwise healthy diet and is potentially harmful. These days, people are, thankfully, becoming a lot more conscious of what they are feeding their dogs at mealtimes. Unfortunately, this carefulness often gets abandoned when choosing what treats to give throughout the day.
It is the technical and legal catch-all term used for any part of a warm-blooded, land-based animal found in your pet’s food or treats. However, manufacturers will only tend to use it on their packaging if they have something to hide.
In theory, teaching your dog to recall is very simple, but there are times when theory goes out of the window… Particularly if the dog you are trying to train has come into your life as a ‘mature’ dog that has already developed bad habits or hasn’t had much constructive interaction. Recall is very important, especially if you intend to take your dog out in public and there is a possibility, whether intentional or not, that they will be loose. It is a matter of safety, both for your dog and others. So, let’s look at your options for keeping everyone safe and your dog enjoying some freedom.