Your Guide to Dog Nutrition: Essential Nutrients Dogs Need and Where to Get Them | Pupford

February 7th, 2022

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Remember the good old food pyramid that helped guide us with what we should and shouldn’t eat? Although it’s been modified a bit, it was nice to have a guide in place. But it seems like when it comes to our dogs, we’re left a little more in the dark about their nutritional needs. We get a lot of qu... Continue reading

[Video] How to Teach Your Dog To Crawl | Pupford

January 28th, 2022

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We’ve never found the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” to be true. No matter your dog’s age, trick training is a great way to build your communication with each other, show off ;), and improve your relationship. No matter your dog’s age, you can teach them how to crawl by following t... Continue reading

Tug of War: Why Dogs Like to Tug, Benefits and Risks, and How to Play | Pupford

December 1st, 2022

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There are some things that our dogs do that would seem pretty ridiculous if we tried to do ourselves (like roll around in a questionable smell in the grass, while on a walk). But some things are actually quite fun for us as well, like a game of tug of war (at least grade school me would think so). ... Continue reading

3 Things Humans Do That Dogs Do NOT Enjoy | Pupford

November 23rd, 2022

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While we often like to think that our dogs love everything we do, there are some common human behaviors that dogs do NOT enjoy. And while these things may not be “make or break” for your relationship with your dog, it’s important to try and keep your interactions with your pup as positive as possib... Continue reading

Guaranteed Analysis in Dog Treats: How to Read It + What to Look For | Pupford

January 20th, 2022

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One of the best ways we can show our dogs how much we love them is by feeding them healthy, nutritious food and treats. That way, even by spoiling them we can help them live the healthiest and longest life possible. Win-win if you ask us. But reading labels to find healthy food and treats can be ch... Continue reading

Surviving the Puppy Teenage Phase & Rebellious Stage | Pupford

November 28th, 2022

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If you’ve found yourself wondering why your pup has started to ‘rebel’ or digress with their behaviors, you may be experiencing the puppy teenage phase. This rebellious stage often occurs in conjunction with your dog going through puberty, and can bring about a whole host of challenges. You may of... Continue reading

6 Ways to Give Your Dog Choices | Pupford

January 6th, 2023

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We ask for a LOT from our dogs. From learning tricks and cues to the food they eat, where they walk, and more. But sometimes, we should let them choose what they want to do! On the Perfect Pup Podcast, we interviewed Emily Fitzpatrick and talked about building your dog’s confidence. [https://pupfor... Continue reading

Dog Sleeping Positions Chart: 10 Sleep Position Meanings | Pupford

December 6th, 2022

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Odds are you have at least some pictures on your phone of your dog sleeping. After all, it’s adorable – and you’ve probably had a laugh or two about the weird sleeping positions your dog has managed to twist themselves into for a snooze. There’s no denying that dogs are super cute when they sleep. ... Continue reading

The Dog Training POV Series with Trevor Smith - Puppy Socialization | Pupford

November 23rd, 2022

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If you get your dog as a puppy, one of the most important things that you can do for yourself and your dog is to work on socialization as early as possible. To people, dogs, other animals, and more. But if your dog is not a puppy, these tips can still be helpful to you! In this episode of the Dog ... Continue reading

Dog Driving You Crazy? Try This | Pupford

October 26th, 2022

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Dogs are challenging. No matter the age, breed, or size of your dog there will be situations and behaviors that will drive you absolutely crazy. And guess what, that's totally normal. I have gone through the ups and downs of being a pup parent in many ways. My wife and I have raised two high-energy... Continue reading