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The Spot Academy

Welcome To The Academy

The Spot Academy is a collection of dog blogs, fun content, and soon educational video content.

Dog Blogs

A collection on spot written article about all the fun, interesting and weird things dogs do! With over 80,000 dog walks completed we've started to gain quite the eye for quirks in dogs.

Lists, Directories & More

Anything and everything dog related including but not limited to dog friendly patios across Canada, famous dogs, the oldest breeds and anything we find intresting here at Spot!

Dog Behaviour Training - Coming Soon

We have partnered with a certified dog behaviour specialist who is working on creating educational videos about everything dog training realated. Starting with new puppy owners to how to care for older dogs.

Spot Blogs

Start Learning About Your Pup

We've written and collected a large list of dog-related content that we are rolling out for our users! These blogs contain everything from silly behaviour to more educational content about living with your pup!

5 Accessories for Hiking With Dogs

To help you remember exactly what supplies you might need on your week, here’s a checklist of 5 items you might consider digging up before the excursion with your furry friend.

8 minutes

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Apartment Living Dogs

How to manage and make living with a dog in an apartment easy

7 minutes

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Dog Goes Backwards Through Doors?

Find does my dog go through doors walking backwards?

5 minutes

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Dog Sniffing a Lot on Walks

Find out why and what your dog is sniffing while out on a walk

6 minutes

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Dog Won't Pee On Walks

Why won't your pup pee while out on a walk?

Dogs Scared of Strangers On a Walk

To help you remember exactly what supplies you might need on your week, here’s a checklist of 5 items you might consider digging up before the excursion with your furry friend.

8 minutes

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Feeding Your Dog Before A Walk?

Should you feed your dog before or after taking them on a walk?

5 minutes

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How Long Should You Walk Your Chihuahua?

Have you ever wondered if your Chihuahua is getting the right amount of exercise? Is your chi happy with the amount of time he or she is spending under the sun?

9 minutes

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How To Hire Dog Walkers Near You

Have you considered hiring a dog walker but don't know where to start? In this Dog Blog article, we partnered with Spot Dog Walkers to walk us through how to successfully hire dog walkers near you. We also provide a 7-step checklist to safely and successfully hire your first dog walker.

12 minutes

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How to Care for a Dog: 9 Basic Tips for Every Dog Owner

As a pet owner, there is much you can do to enhance their happiness, health, and well-being. This includes meeting your dog’s basic needs and improving their lifestyle. There are certain responsibilities and techniques that every dog owner should follow.

How to Find a Great Dog Walker

What to look for in a great dog walker or dog walking service?

7 minutes

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How to Help A Dog Lose Weight

What to do when your dog is or becoming overweight?

7 minutes

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My Dog Ate A Bone On A Walk

To best prepare for that outcome, here are a few tips for maximal pup safety.

My Dog Won't Come Inside

Why your dog wants to stay outside after a long walk

6 minutes

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Separation Anxiety In Dogs

What is sepration anxiety in dogs, and how can you manage it?

6 minutes

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The Benefits of Hiring a Dog Walker

One of the most well-known necessities when it comes to owning a dog is ensuring ample exercise and stimulation, which can be accomplished by hiring a dog walker.

4 minutes

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Training Your Dog To Walk Camly

Learn how to get your dog to slow down and be calm on walks

5 minutes

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Why Adopt a Dog?

Why you should adopt a dog and help dave their lives

3 minutes

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Why Does My Dog Eat Poop On Walks

Curious why your dog eats poop on walks?

Spot Blogs

Start Learning About Your Pup

We've written and collected a large list of dog-related content that we are rolling out for our users! These blogs contain everything from silly behaviour to more educational content about living with your pup!

How Long Should You Walk Your Chihuahua?

Have you ever wondered if your Chihuahua is getting the right amount of exercise? Is your chi happy with the amount of time he or she is spending under the sun?

9 minutes

Read Blog →

How to Care for a Dog: 9 Basic Tips for Every Dog Owner

As a pet owner, there is much you can do to enhance their happiness, health, and well-being. This includes meeting your dog’s basic needs and improving their lifestyle. There are certain responsibilities and techniques that every dog owner should follow.

The Benefits of Hiring a Dog Walker

One of the most well-known necessities when it comes to owning a dog is ensuring ample exercise and stimulation, which can be accomplished by hiring a dog walker.

4 minutes

Read Blog →

My Dog Ate A Bone On A Walk

To best prepare for that outcome, here are a few tips for maximal pup safety.

Dog Goes Backwards Through Doors?

Find does my dog go through doors walking backwards?

5 minutes

Read Blog →

Feeding Your Dog Before A Walk?

Should you feed your dog before or after taking them on a walk?

5 minutes

Read Blog →

Separation Anxiety In Dogs

What is sepration anxiety in dogs, and how can you manage it?

6 minutes

Read Blog →

How to Help A Dog Lose Weight

What to do when your dog is or becoming overweight?

7 minutes

Read Blog →

Spot Blogs

Start Learning About Your Pup

We've written and collected a large list of dog-related content that we are rolling out for our users! These blogs contain everything from silly behaviour to more educational content about living with your pup!

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop On Walks

Curious why your dog eats poop on walks?

Dog Won't Pee On Walks

Why won't your pup pee while out on a walk?

Training Your Dog To Walk Camly

Learn how to get your dog to slow down and be calm on walks

5 minutes

Read Blog →

Dog Sniffing a Lot on Walks

Find out why and what your dog is sniffing while out on a walk

6 minutes

Read Blog →

My Dog Won't Come Inside

Why your dog wants to stay outside after a long walk

6 minutes

Read Blog →

Spot Blogs

Start Learning About Your Pup

We've written and collected a large list of dog-related content that we are rolling out for our users! These blogs contain everything from silly behaviour to more educational content about living with your pup!

How To Hire Dog Walkers Near You

Have you considered hiring a dog walker but don't know where to start? In this Dog Blog article, we partnered with Spot Dog Walkers to walk us through how to successfully hire dog walkers near you. We also provide a 7-step checklist to safely and successfully hire your first dog walker.

12 minutes

Read Blog →

Apartment Living Dogs

How to manage and make living with a dog in an apartment easy

7 minutes

Read Blog →

Spot Blogs

Start Learning About Your Pup

We've written and collected a large list of dog-related content that we are rolling out for our users! These blogs contain everything from silly behaviour to more educational content about living with your pup!

Why Adopt a Dog?

Why you should adopt a dog and help dave their lives

3 minutes

Read Blog →

How to Find a Great Dog Walker

What to look for in a great dog walker or dog walking service?

7 minutes

Read Blog →

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Other Topics

Lists, Directories & More

From the best cartoon dogs to lists of the best dog parks in the country, we've got tons of dog-related content!

Dog Breeds

Compare the leading dog walkers in your city by price, safety and realiablity!

26 Breeds

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Dog Parks

A list of some of the best dog parks in Canada and in your city!

160 Parks

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Dog Friendly Patios

A collection of over 400 dog friendly patios in your city!

431 Patios

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Calgary dog with sunglasses-donning owner, outside

Dog Holidays

A list of national dog-related holidays and celebrations!

123 Holidays

Learn more →

Oldest Dog Breeds

We've made a list of some of the oldest dog breeds, some are 10,00 years old!

Top 9 Breeds

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Breeds Of Famous Dogs

We've matched breeds to famous dogs on tv and in movies!

Top 18 Dogs

Learn more →

Using The Spot App

Get to know the app and how to use it to it's full potential

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Learn about our partner charity and how they help protect and fight for elephants!