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Essential Items for Dog Walks

Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding parts of being a dog owner. Not only do you get to spend quality time with your four-legged friend, you also provide them with the opportunity to get the exercise they need. Daily exercise is essential for dogs as it helps maintain their health and wellbeing. 

 

Everything from their heart health to their lung health will be boosted with a simple walk. Given how important it is, it’s vital to have all of the essential items to make your walk as easy and beneficial for your dog (and you!) as possible. Here are 4 essential items you shouldn’t leave the house without.

Collar

One item you definitely shouldn’t leave for a walk without is a high-quality and comfortable dog collar. As you’ll quickly come to see when you’re on the hunt for one, collars come in all kinds of designs. This means that with a bit of careful consideration, you’ll be able to find one that perfectly suits and fits your dog. First, think about the type of material you would like the collar to be made out of. Canvas, leather, linen, and nylon webbing dog collars are equally great options, so you certainly won’t need to worry about a lack of choice!

Alternatively, you can first filter by the type of collar.Martingale, waterproof, or service dog collars are a few popular types. Then it’s time to decide whether you want the dog collar to be personalized in some way. One of the handiest personalizations you can make is to get the collar laser engraved with key details about your dog, such as their name, as well as your address and phone number.  

Leash

Another essential item you will need for dog walks is a reliable leash. Leashes will not only ensure your dog is within your reach and line of vision, but also allow you to make a stylish statement. Likewise to collars, there are a wide variety to choose from. From nylon webbing to leather to velvet, you’ll be able to pick one that suits both your needs and personality.


If you’re looking to really make a splash at the dog park, you may wish to opt for a custom printed leash. Yes, your dog could be rocking a leash that has absolutely any text you wish to feature. Whether you want to include a fun message (such as “I Have the Best Dog Mom Ever!”) or emblazon their name and your phone number is up to you.

Travel Bowl

When you’re out and about exploring your surroundings with your dog, it’s important to ensure they stay hydrated. Many dog owners simply wait until they return home to give their dog water, believing that not much harm will be caused if their dog has to wait a bit to get their h20 dose. The thing is, dehydration can be dangerous for dogs. 

 

The reason many dog owners don’t give their dogs water while on a walk is because of the hassle involved. We get it—it can be awkward to carry a bulky and heavy bowl and perhaps even some water if a convenient water supply isn’t available on the way. That’s why travel dog bowls are so handy. Travel dog bowls are designed to be as convenient and lightweight as possible, making the task of keeping your dog hydrated a breeze. As an added bonus, you can also use one any time you go away on vacation with your pooch. 

Dog Bag

Do you find yourself constantly scrambling to find all of the items you need for your dog walks? It’s high time you started using a dog bag. While you can buy a bag especially for the purpose of carrying items for your dog, you can also use a backpack or any other type of bag with lots of pockets. 


Storing your dog’s leash and travel bowl in your dog bag will ensure they will no longer “magically disappear” just when you need them. You can also pop in any other items you’d like to bring along on your walk. For example, you may wish to place dog items such as snacks and a first aid kit inside, as well as your own personal items such as your keys and wallet. 

 

Author Bio

 

Monica Mizzi is a freelance writer and digital marketer with a soft spot for all fluffy creatures. She’s written 100+ articles about animal care, ranging from how to train puppies to the healthiest pet snacks on the market. She currently writes for Pet Life Today. Having grown up with a Tabby cat and later a Netherlands Dwarf rabbit, she’s always had a love for animals. While she’s now on the road too much to take care of her own pet, she’s found an innovative solution: take care of other people’s pets! She’s now something of a professional cat sitter, having taken care of nine gorgeous cats just in 2019! Her dream is to one day visit Antarctica to see penguins marching.

Personalized Dog Breed Dog Tags are here; and so is Walnut the Pug!

Mimi Green Personalized Dog Breed Dog ID TagsWe’re pretty happy around Mimi Green as of late and for good reason, or should I say reasons.  Firstly, our newest addition to the seemingly ever-expanding Mimi Green line is ready to go, and they are sharp!

Our 24k. gold plated and genuine nickel plated Mimi Green personalized dog breed dog ID tags are now available for 100+ breeds in 2 sizes.  And let me tell you, these are not the run-of-the-mill brass, or stainless steel, tags you might be familiar with. They are very well made and feel like little pieces of jewelry.  The small size is perfect for toy and small breeds, and features up to three lines of personalized text on the back, while the large size is suitable for medium to large breeds, and has up to four lines of text.  I have included a few examples below but be sure to check them out on the site along with all of the other great dog ID tags we currently offer.

Gold Plated Personalized Dog Breed Dog ID Tag by Mimi Green

Nickel Plated Personalized Dog Breed Dog ID Tag by Mimi GreenNickel Plated Personalized Dog Breed Dog ID Tags by Mimi Green

And now without further ado, I present to you Walnut!

Walnut the Pug at Mimi Green Studios Walnut came to us Yesterday after a friend dropped him off at the Mimi Green Studios.  He is staying with us until he can find a new home, although I suspect that he already has (with us)!  I guess we will just have to wait and see.  He came to us as Leroy, from a house where he had literally been living on his own, all by himself for a couple of months.  He has not left our side since arriving and has slowly (well, actually very quickly!) won over our hearts.

Walnut and Augustine in the Mimi Green StudiosWalnut chose his favorite person quickly, and needless to say – it is Augustine!  Here they are relaxing before lunch.  He is also a great model, as you can clearly see.  In these images he is content and quite happy in his Mimi Green Cebra Loca (Crazy Zebra) harness.

He is also modeling the Personalized Mi Corazon (My Heart) collar with a Mimi Green Pug dog ID tag.

Walnut in the Mimi Green StudiosThanks for reading, hope you had a great labor day weekend.  Oh Yeah, Walnut wanted to make sure you all have his discount code for our new Mimi Green Personalized Dog Bred Dog ID Tags; he’s wearing his in the above picture:

Enter the following code during checkout for 15% off our new Mimi Green Personalized Dog Breed Dog ID Tags:  breed15

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pets of Mimi Green! Edition 1: My love, Kermie the goldfish

We are not only dog lovers here at Mimi Green, but major animal lovers. We don’t descriminate!  Here at the office we have a pet goldfish, lots of pet shrimps, 4 snails and our employees collectively have 14 dogs (of course!), 2 parrots, a dove, a gecko & 3 cats.

Our lovely black moor goldfish Kermie is, next to Chupa, the unofficial office mascot. I fell in love, and I mean head over heels in LOVE, with him last April because he looks like a pug (correction, he looks exactly like Chupa!)
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