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The Best Spring Activities

Fun ideas to get you and your dog moving

By: Yaunna Sommersby

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1:Make a splash. 

Make a splash. Take your Dock Diving obsession to the next level with your own pool—or start your own Dock Diving club! Easy to set up and maintain, Splash SuperPools have become the standard in soft-sided above-ground pools used for Dock Diving, as well as canine therapy and rehabilitation.
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2:Bike with your dog.

Biking is an ideal way to tire out high-energy dogs that love to run. Safely cycle with your dog with the Bike Tow Leash, which prevents your dog from tipping or steering your bike, letting you enjoy a safe, fun bike ride with your four-legged bestie. This nifty attachment also attaches to trikes, mobility scooters, and wheelchairs.
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3:Adventure awaits! 

Gear up for hikes, dog walks, and canine adventures of all types with the versatile, sturdy Traveler Harness from BZ Dog Gear. Made from a strong nylon material, this comfortable, well-designed harness features zippered pouches and pockets, two handles, and a ventilated, padded underside. A customizable leather name badge adds the perfect finishing touch. ($55,

Photo: Kyra Sundance/Kyra’s Canine Conditioning

4:Do more with your dog like teach tricks! Learning tricks not only engages your dog’s mind and provides fun enrichment, but improves your bond. Do More With Your Dog is an amazing online resource and community for learning dog tricks and gaining certifications. You and your pup can work together to earn a variety of Trick Dog titles. Take a look through their free Tricktionary for step-by-step trick descriptions and tutorials, have a Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI) evaluate your tricks in person or via video, and then apply for your dog’s title! Join one of their Spark Team Facebook groups for free title evaluations. Modern Dog’s clever office-dog Pippin Took has already earned his Novice Trick Dog and Novice Masters Trick Dog titles! Learn more at

This article originally appeared in the award-winning Modern Dog magazine. Subscribe today!


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By: Yaunna Sommersby
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