Feel like scrolling on your phone while walking your companion? You might want to consider leaving the phone at home. While it may be tempting to multitask and squeeze in other activities, like scrolling through our phones or chatting with a friend, it can actually confuse our dogs or send them mixed signals. Animal behaviorists liken this behavior to distracted driving and encourage us to be present and attentive to our dogs’ needs for a safe and enjoyable walk together.
Read the full article over at CNN.