The Good Stuff Pet Truck Is Coming Soon To a City Near You

Diana Faria
by Diana Faria
With over half of dogs in the United States carrying unnecessary weight, the Good Stuff Pet Truck shows you how to teach your dog some tricks without putting on the extra pounds.

If you happen to see a delightful neon bone sign on a truck roll by your hometown, leash up Fido and head out the door because you’ve just spotted the Good Stuff Pet Truck!

The truck will be stopping in cities across America this spring and summer to educate pet owners about how to use positive reinforcement (a.k.a. treats!) to train your dog to perform all kinds of neat and useful commands.

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Using a treat or a piece of kibble is the fastest and easiest way to get your four-legged friend to successfully (and happily!) perform tricks such as rolling over or even basic commands like sitting, staying and laying down.

Although using this training method is the best way to ensure your dog learns as fast as possible, do be wary of the amount of treats you give your fur baby, a you wouldn’t want them to gain weight. According to Dr. Ruth MacPete (nationally known as Dr. Ruth the Pet Vet”, overweight dogs have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart and respiratory disease, osteoarthritis and even cancer.

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Pet parents who stop by the Good Stuff Pet Truck can also participate in some free dog-training demos as well as have any questions answered by a pet expert. Better yet, you’ll also find a cute backdrop for an awesome photo opp in the backyard-styled doggy lounge complete with some faux grass and a picket fence. If you happen to snap a photo, be sure to tag it with

The Pet Truck will be cruising through the Pacific Northwest (Boise, Seattle, Auburn and Portland) May 17-23, and will be visiting Northern California between June 9-14. They’ll be stopping for four days in Chicago on June 7-11 and while official dates have not yet been set, the truck is planning to stop in the Mid-Atlantic in late July and the Northeast in mid-August.

To see when the pet truck will be visiting your city, be sure to head on over to their website at Good Stuff Pet Truck.

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