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First Day With New Dog | Pupford

January 25th, 2021

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It's finally here... your first day with a new dog! He might be a puppy, or she might a rescue dog... either way, hooray!! If you're like me, the two words you would probably use to describe your feelings are terrified and ecstatic. In this article, we interviewed certified trainer Traci Madson CP... Continue reading

Dog Digestion and Gut Health: An Interview with Dr. Greg Sunvold PhD | Pupford

December 29th, 2020

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For many pup parents, the topic of their dog's gut health is well... bad news. So many pup parents struggle with dogs who constantly have gut issues leading to diarrhea, gas, and other gut-related issues. Dr. Greg Sunvold P.h.D. in Nutritional Sciences specializes in the microbiome. The microbiome ... Continue reading

Dog Behavior Research: An Interview with Allie Tellier of the Center for Canine Behavior Studies | Pupford

December 18th, 2020

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The Center for Canine Behavior Studies is working hard to help better understand dog behavior through research and studies! Their goal is to help reduce the number of dogs that are euthanized and/or end up in shelters due to behavioral problems. If you're interested in learning more about the Cent... Continue reading

What Type of Pup Parent Are You? [quiz] | Pupford

February 4th, 2021

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Pup parents (and their furry friends) come in all styles and personalities! Wondering which 'type' you are? Take this fun and free quiz! ⏬ Be sure to share your results on social media, and tell us what type of pup parent you are in the comments!... Continue reading

Timing in Dog Training | Pupford

January 28th, 2021

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Learning to improve your timing in dog training can help your dog learn behaviors and tricks more quickly! Timing specifically around when andhow you 'mark' behaviors can make all the difference. The more precisely we can mark our dog's correct behaviors, the quicker they will understand when they... Continue reading

7 Creative Ways to Groom Your Dog at Home | Pupford

December 15th, 2020

Filed under Health + Wellness

Dogs love nearly everything in life. They dash to the door when they hear a package arrive and dance around your feet when you wake up in the morning. Everything is a new adventure that they're ready to explore with you, even if it means getting dirty. Whether you let them run around in the backya... Continue reading

Building a Better Relationship With Your Dog | Pupford

December 15th, 2020

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They say dogs are man’s (and woman’s) best friend right? While that tends to be the case, it can’t hurt to want to strengthen your relationship with your dog. Whether you’ve just brought home a new furry family member and want to make sure you bond or you just want to take your current bond with yo... Continue reading

Dog Holidays | Pupford

January 15th, 2021

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

We’re not saying you need dog holidays to celebrate your pup or do something fun in their honor -- but it doesn’t hurt to have an excuse right? So get ready to mark your calendars, because today we’re talking about some fun dog holidays! We're going to take a month by month look at all the days th... Continue reading

Do Dogs Smile? | Pupford

February 12th, 2021

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The million-dollar question – do dogs smile? You know what we’re talking about. When you’re talking to your dog, playing a game, or petting them in just the right spot and there it is -- you could swear they’re smiling at you. Like this ⤵️ brown-dog-smiling | Pupford [ Continue reading

Why Do Dogs Pant? | Pupford

February 4th, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

If you look at our Instagram account on a #TongueOutTuesday, you know we love a good puppy tongue! But sometimes we get to see those floppy little tongues when our dog is panting, leaving us wondering, why do dogs pant?! And it raises other thoughts like if we should be concerned, or why they’re do... Continue reading