Should I Become a Pet Sitter?
Do you have friendly pets, a big house, and need…
Dogs are like children, they enjoy being social and having their own play dates. However, before you head out the door you should do your research the day or days before your dog play date.
First and foremost, check the weather! Get to know the place/setting you are heading to; if there are any hazards, like a busy street nearby, toxins (plants/flowers to dogs), hazards (construction nearby), etc.
Another factor to consider is if your dog or the dog you are meeting can be leash free, or if you need to find a fenced-in area for play time. Once you know this, take into account how well both dogs play with other dogs of all sizes, know both of their limits, pack your bags and enjoy our list of doggie playdate ideas:
Danielle Salice is a pet lover, and Boxer dog aficionado— she has owned three boxers during her adult life (CarlySue, AbbySue and Capone). She also has a penchant for German Shepherds, which was her family’s breed of choice growing up. Danielle is active in the animal welfare industry and currently volunteers at Last Chance at Life, All Breed Rescue and Adoptions. Danielle became a PetFirst Pet Insurance policyholder in 2009 and has been a pet insurance advocate ever since.