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Pets are easily trained to wear the backpack. Two zippered compartments and an inner mesh pocket provide plenty of storage for all your dog's essentials.
6. Carrying a backpack gives your dog a job to do. A lot of dogs need a purpose. Carrying his own backpack will give your dog a job. Not only will it help eliminate extra physical energy, but it will also give him a mental challenge. This will also help to get rid of pent-up energy. You don't have to put any weight at all in the pack to give your dog a mental challenge. Just wearing the pack is all it will take, especially as your dog is getting used to the pack. My dog wore his empty pack on a 20-mile marathon training run with me. Wearing the pack for such a distance was not to tire him out, but to challenge him mentally. Dogs get bored easily. And when they are bored they develop bad habits such as barking, chewing or ripping up carpet. Some dogs develop obsessions or anxieties. My mutt is obsessed with a tennis ball because he was not challenged enough mentally or physically his first year of life. Having him wear his backpack is a great way to challenge him and help him overcome his tennis ball obsession.
When your dog wears his backpack for the first time, he will probably not want to wear it. He might freeze and stiffen his body as if to say, "I can't move in this thing." Or he might try to run really fast as if he can run right out of it. My mutt tried both these tactics. The best thing you can do for your dog is to act like the pack is no big deal. Don't praise a dog that is insecure. That will just reinforce the dog's nervousness or anxiety. Instead, go for a walk right away.
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I’m surprised more dogs don’t wear a backpack. I know people are trying to save instead of spend right now, but let me tell you about the benefits to owning a . It really is worth it for all dog owners.I’m surprised more dogs don’t wear a backpack. I know people are trying to save instead of spend right now, but let me tell you about the benefits to owning a . It really is worth it for all dog owners.Have fun walking the “classiest” looking dog on the block with ClassyRuff Backpacks. Convenient canvas dog backpack keeps your pet’s pickup bags, treats, rain gear, and more safely within reach on field trips around the neighborhood. ClassyRuff Backpack lets your pet carry his own supplies, so your hands remain free. The backpack is attached to a lightweight vented chest harness that slips comfortably over the neck and fits securely with adjustable strap closures. Pets are easily trained to wear the backpack. Two zippered compartments and an inner mesh pocket provide plenty of storage for all your dog’s essentials. Simply clip your pet’s leash onto the built-in metal collar loop and hit the sidewalk classroom of fascinating sights, smells, and sounds.If you have a leash puller or a reactive dog, the backpack won’t be a quick fix, but it might help your dog stay focused. My own dog gets excited when he sees other dogs, and he definitely tries to sneak in front of me. The backpack helps him focus on something other than moving forward. When he was younger I had him wear his backpack and carry a ball in his mouth at the same time. By focusing on these two things, he would forget about pulling. The backpack really helped his leash manners overall. Use one in addition to your current training techniques.