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Do You Need to Walk Your Dog Every Day?

Barney the Doberman wearing the Dog A La Mode orange vegan dog collar and orange reversible dog puffer jacket being walked by his owner wearing the orange vegan dog lead outdoors on a path

Hey there fellow dog aficionados! We love the daily walks with our furry loved ones but we’ve all had the thought: ‘Do you need to walk your dog everyday?’ 

Let’s settle this once and for all, the answer is a big ‘yes’! 

Daily walks are so healthy for your doggos. They are a chance for you and your furry friends to strengthen your bond and embark on countless adventures.

Physical Benefits of Daily Walks

Regular walks and strolls give your loving four-legged ones a chance to stretch their legs, but also to keep their bodies strong, fit, and supple. The physical exercise helps your doggos maintain a lean and healthy weight, helps keep them physically fit and does wonders for their physical well-being.

Social Dog Hour

Daily walks are an amazing opportunity for your dogs to socialise and play with other dogs. We’ve all seen how our dogs light up when they meet and play with their furry friends (not so fun when the dog leads get all tangled up though). 

These tail-wagging socialisation hours do wonders for your dogs’ happiness. Dogs are pack animals so just like us humans, they also regularly need to interact with their species too. 

Strengthening your Bond

For your doggos, a daily walk isn’t just about the exercise; it’s a wonderful chance to bond and connect with you on a whole new level. Whether you’re exploring the local parks together, patrolling the neighbourhood, looking out for those postmen, or just enjoying some squirrel watching, these beautiful moments are invaluable for strengthening the bond, trust and understanding between you and your furry sidekick.

The Weather Dilemma

Ah, the age-old weather excuse. “But it’s raining!” “It’s too hot!” Fear not, while extreme weather might require some creative indoor activities, a little drizzle or sunshine never hurt anyone.

Just think of it as a fashion parade where for the rainy weather, your pup gets to wear trendy dog raincoats such as Dog A La Mode’s yellow Buddy dog raincoat. Stylish and practical—what a win!

Diversify those Walks

Now, before you start setting your alarms for the same morning or evening routine, consider this good ol’ saying: variety is the spice of life. Dog walks are absolutely no exception. 

So spice things up and diversify those dog walks by exploring new and different parks, paths and terrains. Your furry friend will thank you for the exciting olfactory adventure!

So the verdict is a resounding ‘yes’! You really do need to walk your dogs everyday. Rain or shine, let’s lace up those paws and sneakers, grab the dog leads and let the walkies begin!

If you’re looking for a fashionable but practical dog lead to walk your wonderful furry ones, Dog À La Mode have hands-free and double ended vegan dog leads in 2 beautiful colours:

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