Dog Biting on Leash? Learn How to Stop Your Puppy from Biting the Leash | Pupford

March 13th, 2023

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Puppies are still learning to control their most natural impulses. It makes them especially prone to biting, chewing, and tugging on their leash because it is the main thing stopping them from answering their natural urges to let loose and run free. The impulse to pull a leash is very common among ... Continue reading

Help! My Dog Barks at Everything? What Can I Do? | Pupford

October 26th, 2022

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Excessive barking can be frustrating and stressful in many different areas of everyday life. If your dog is barking every time someone comes to the front door it can make social situations at your home very tricky. Abrupt and aggressive barking at the sound of every leaf blowing in the wind or squi... Continue reading

Dog Microchips: A Complete Guide | Pupford

February 13th, 2023

Filed under Pet Parenting

Every year millions of pets are lost or run away. And unfortunately, not having a dog microchip makes it 2.4x LESS likely that you’ll be reunited with your pup! And to make matters worse, the 4th of July and the following days typically lead to about a 30% uptick in lost dogs. But, it’s not all gl... Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to Large Dogs | Pupford

March 13th, 2023

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Maybe lap dogs aren’t your thing (but who are we kidding, large dogs who think they’re lap dogs are incredible). Maybe you adopted a dog that was estimated to grow a little more… and they grew a lot. Or maybe, it’s been a dream of yours all along for your largest family member to have four paws. No... Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to Small Dogs | Pupford

March 1st, 2023

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

There are so many reasons why people choose small dogs for their families. Some want lap dogs to cuddle with, some want dogs suited for apartments or small yards, and some were inspired by Bruiser Woods in Legally Blonde. Whatever brings a small dog into your life, we want to help you keep them as ... Continue reading

Life Hack: ALWAYS Have Puppy Pads, Here's Why | Pupford

June 21st, 2022

Filed under New Puppies, Training

Some things in life are never fun. Like, cleaning up dog vomit. But, by using a simple item like puppy pads [], you can make that clean-up about 37x easier. Actually, you can make that clean-up almost non-existent. Let me tell you why, where, and how pup... Continue reading

10 Things That Are Toxic to Dogs (Including Foods) | Pupford

July 8th, 2022

Filed under Health + Wellness

There are hundreds of thousands of calls to the Animal Poison Control Center as a result of our pups eating things that are toxic every year. Whether they snuck food off the counter, found the garden products, or got into something else they shouldn’t have, ingesting toxic substances can have a lot... Continue reading

Why Do Puppies Bite So Much?! 9 Explanations + How Long It Lasts | Pupford

March 13th, 2023

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After about the 73rd puppy bite of the day, I looked down at my bloodied hands and wondered aloud… WHY do puppies bite so much?! I tried all the puppy biting tips [] but nothing seemed to be working. 😫 What a challenge! Like many things in life, understa... Continue reading

What Size Crate Does My Dog Need? | Pupford

February 16th, 2023

Filed under Pet Parenting

Are you a new pup parent trying to figure out what size crate your dog needs? If you’re unsure what size dog crate to buy for your dog, you’ve come to the right place. We here at Pupford know dog crates serve multiple uses regardless of how your doggo comes into your life – as a new puppy, young adu... Continue reading

Is Crate Training Necessary? Is It Cruel? 17 Pros, Cons & Benefits of Crate Training a Dog | Pupford

February 16th, 2023

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As your puppy whines in their crate for the 2nd hour straight you may start to wonder, is crate training necessary?! While I firmly believe that pup parents should make informed decisions that fit their lifestyle and dog, crate training is a topic that many feel very strongly about whether it be fo... Continue reading