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How to Desensitize Your Dog With Sounds | Pupford

June 2nd, 2021

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Your dog will be exposed to many new sounds/experiences that may cause them fear or shyness. Think construction sites, horses, vacuums, etc.! Desensitization is the simple act of changing that stimulus from something that causes fear, to something that has a positive association. Desensitizing you... Continue reading

7 Dog Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately | Pupford

May 28th, 2021

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You want the best for your dog. So you take the time to look up the most popular toys, treats, and training tools. But we also want the best for your dog, which is why we feel compelled to let you in on an unfortunate secret: some of the most popular dog items are also some of the most dangerous. ... Continue reading

Balancing Your Relationship with Your Dog | Pupford

May 18th, 2021

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Every relationship in your life is a bit of a balancing act... whether it's your spouse, best friend, or even your dog, there is always work to be done to keep the relationship healthy! When it comes to our dogs, we often do a LOT of asking. We ask our pups to wait for their food, not jump on guest... Continue reading

3 Simple Things Every Dog Parent Should Know | Pupford

May 14th, 2021

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The internet is exciting because there’s so much information out there. But the internet is also frustrating because, you guessed it, there’s so much information out there. It’s so easy for dog parents to get overwhelmed. A simple Google search for “how to train my dog” can sometimes leave you mo... Continue reading

[video] Moving With Dogs | Pupford

May 12th, 2021

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Moving with dogs can be an extremely stressful experience! I just moved from Utah to NYC with three dogs, and there were some parts that were truly difficult... In this video, I’ll break down tips and ideas for what you can do before the move, during the actual move, once you’re moved in, AND one v... Continue reading

Essential Oils and Dogs: Which Are Safe for Your Dog and How to Use Them | Pupford

October 11th, 2021

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Whether it’s for relaxing aromatherapy or a natural way to repel bugs, millions of people use essential oils daily. And like many other things you have around your house, you might be wondering if you can use them for the same purposes on your dog, too. The answer isn’t so cut and dry. Some essenti... Continue reading

7 Things You'll Learn in Pupford Academy | Pupford

May 6th, 2021

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We know that when it comes to training your dog, you have questions. Whether you are a first-time dog parent or seasoned veteran, questions and concerns arise from time to time while raising your dog. Things like, “why won’t my dog come to me when I call their name?” “Why is my dog still chewing ... Continue reading

VIDEO: Hiking with Dogs – Gear, Recall, Trail Etiquette with Amber Aquart | Pupford

May 5th, 2021

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Ready to go hiking with your dog? Be sure to check out all the must-have products and tips for hiking with dogs from Amber Aquart ​! Amber mentions some must-have products for your dog's hike like: * A water bowl [] * A long lead and harness [http... Continue reading

25 Activities To Do With Your Dog This Spring/Summer | Pupford

May 7th, 2021

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Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. You know what that means: perfect weather, summer vacation for some, and longer days. It’s the perfect time to plan some adventures with your whole family, including your dogs. If you need some ideas for activities to do with your dog this spri... Continue reading

Dog Training 101: 4 Quadrants, LIMA, Myths + Training Tips | Pupford

September 21st, 2021

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Welcome to Dog Training 101! The good news is that there are no tests, pop quizzes, essays, or textbooks here. Just some tried-and-true methods for successfully training your dog. We wanted to give this introduction so you’re familiar with some of the concepts you might find in the Pupford Academ... Continue reading