Pooches are now playing Pokemon Go, the new app and latest summer craze.
Yes, we're writing a Pokemon Go blog post, don't judge! How can we not? We're only being honest with ourselves: we're all playing it. Now in its second month of release the effects of the game are smoothing out, and, to the surprise and bemusement of others, contributing to some actual good. This article will refer to Pokemon and Pokemon Go without explanation, but if you're someone who time-traveled over the 90s and 2000s, we'll leave this handy dandy link.
As it turns out, dogs also enjoy Pokemon Go! With the game designed to bust our butts out of the house and get movin', some have realized Pokemon hunting alone just isn't as much fun. Gamers have turned to man's best buddy in order to fulfill the quest to catch 'em all:
Please remember to bring water for your dog to drink on long walks!
The craze for Pokemon and walking come hand-in-hand, especially when making the rounds at pokestops and adding up kilometers to hatch eggs. When you take your dog with you, be mindful of their health and endurance. Bring water for them, especially in this current heat wave circulating Massachusetts. Make sure they are hydrated, and if you are planning to be out for long, it might be better for your buddy to rest at home.
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