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Start Preparing Your Dog for the Holidays Now | Pupford

November 2nd, 2021

Filed under Podcasts

When it comes to training our dogs, consistency is so important. While it would be so nice to work on a behavior once and then your dog fully grasps what it is you are asking of them, it doesn't work that way. It takes time and patience to teach your dog behaviors. That's why the time to prepare you... Continue reading

Why Does My Dog Lick Their Paws? | Pupford

October 29th, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

It seems like our dogs are always up to something either endearing, bizarre, or just plain intriguing. After all, sometimes we just don’t know why dogs do the things they do. But sometimes, we do know! That’s the case with your dog licking their paws, which is something almost all dog parents have ... Continue reading

Teach Your Dog the "Place" Cue – A Simple Guide | Pupford

November 2nd, 2021

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Teaching your dog to go to their place is a great way to teach them to settle on cue. It can also help prevent door dashing, begging at the table, and jumping up on guests. But how can you teach your dog to go to their place? How can you increase distractions, distance, and duration while your dog i... Continue reading

Letting Your Dog Off Leash, Is It Worth It? | Pupford

March 30th, 2022

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We love the idea of letting our dogs frolick through fields, trails, and sandy beaches, but there are some things to consider before unclipping your dog's leash from their harness. Like, is your dog even be allowed off-leash? What are possible dangers that could arise? And more. Letting your dog o... Continue reading

The Spooky Truth of Training A Dog | Pupford

October 26th, 2021

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With Halloween around the corner, spooky season is in full swing. For new dog parents, nothing can seem spookier than taking on the task of training a new dog. After all, it’s more than just tricks and treats. Where do we start? What tools and resources do we need? How will my dog respond? We’re... Continue reading

[Video] The Key to a Stress-Free Halloween With Your Dog | Pupford

October 26th, 2021

Filed under Training, Pet Parenting

Halloween with a dog can be extremely overwhelming. You've got kids knocking on your door. They're wearing costumes sometimes with scary or weird masks and candy is involved. All those things can be problematic and challenging. So in this article, I'm going to give you the key to a stress-free H... Continue reading

3 Unexpected Benefits of Trick Training | Pupford

June 7th, 2022

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Doing trick training with your dog can be an extremely enjoyable experience for both you and your dog. And of course, everyone loves to be able to show off their dog’s favorite tricks when guests come over! But there are some unexpected benefits to trick training that will make you want to priori... Continue reading

[Video] Teach Your Dog to Nod 'Yes' | Pupford

June 1st, 2022

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Get your dog's treats and work on this trick! VSA-CDT dog trainer Emily Fitzpatrick shows you how to teach your dog to nod their head yes! 🐶 Are you a good boy/girl? YES ❤️ Do you love me? YES 🥩 Want a treat? YES 😍 Are you pretty/handsome? YES Teach your dog to respond to those questions a... Continue reading

Fall Favorites for Dogs: Activities, Recipes, Dog Toys + More | Pupford

January 14th, 2022

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

Happy fall y’all! If you’re the kind of person who lives for sweater weather, crunchy leaves, and pumpkin spice everything, you’re probably thriving right now. So why not share that with your dog? Even if fall isn’t your favorite season, there are a ton of fun things you can do with your dog to ... Continue reading

Your Dog Is NOT a Robot | Pupford

October 12th, 2021

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I’ve always loved robots! The idea of a machine that can complete tasks for you is fascinating. And nowadays, we deal with robots every day. You have one on your phone (Siri, etc.), a speaker in your house that will do exactly what you ask, and you may even have a robot that vacuums your house (be... Continue reading