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Flirt Pole Guide | Pupford

April 8th, 2021

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

The pup parents in our community are always asking us about the best toys and training tools they can get for their dogs. Guess what, flirt poles are one of the best options out there! Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about flirt poles as they become more and more popular. So we decide... Continue reading

Daily Tips for a Healthier Dog | Pupford

June 28th, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

Taking care of a dog requires a lot of commitment (VERY worthwhile commitment, to be clear!). There are some parts to our doggo’s health that often go overlooked. In this guide, we’ll be covering the less talked about, but equally important, aspects of your dog’s daily health. The following post wi... Continue reading

How to Train Your Dog to Come When Called – Every Time | Pupford

January 29th, 2021

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Some people we talk to swear their dogs have selective hearing. They're constantly wondering how to train a dog to come when called. Either their dog responds consistently to “food” but not to “come,” or they only listen to the “come” cue some of the time. Does this sound like your dog? If so, you... Continue reading

Dog DNA Tests Guide [updated for 2021] | Pupford

July 29th, 2021

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Dog DNA tests have risen in popularity dramatically in the past couple of years. Here's why 👇 Some of the best boys and girls we know are mixed breeds. Sometimes you have a good idea what breeds your dog is but just want to be sure. But sometimes, like in the case of rescues, we aren’t sure (but... Continue reading

21 Puppy Proofing Tips for Your Home, Yard and Car | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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So you just became a puppy parent, yay! Now (or hopefully before you actually got your puppy)... you need to puppy proof everything! Bringing home your new pooch is full of excitement, for both you and the puppy. With that excitement comes wanting to explore their new home, learning the smells, th... Continue reading

Dog First Aid: Basic Skills, Treatment, and First Aid Kits | Pupford

July 29th, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

***Disclaimer: If you believe your pup is having an emergency, stop reading and call your vet NOW. This article does not replace taking your dog to the vet and/or enrolling in a certified dog first aid class.*** As a pup parent, you are probably all too aware that accidents do happen. That’s why le... Continue reading

Puppy Teething Guide | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Something we’ve gotten a ton of questions about lately is puppy teething -- the nipping, biting, chewing, and everything else that goes into it. So we thought we’d put together a guide to help puppy parents navigate this phase. Here are some things we’ll cover in this guide: * When do puppies usu... Continue reading

Dogs and Fireworks: Training, Safety & Products | Pupford

June 11th, 2021

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While we might enjoy watching the night sky light up above our BBQs and pool parties, dogs and fireworks don’t quite have the same relationship. Unfortunately, we see an increase in missing dogs of 30-60% [https://pupford.com/4th-july-dog-safety-tips/] between July 4th and 6th. Fireworks play a bi... Continue reading

7 Tips for Road Trips with Dogs | Pupford

April 12th, 2021

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

I’m no stranger to road trips with dogs. From Utah to Oregon, Oregon to Utah, Utah to South Carolina, South Carolina to Florida, Florida to South Carolina, and South Carolina back to Utah (plus MANY little weekend trips) we have had our four-legged pup by our sides. And while road trips (mostly) go... Continue reading

Muffin Tin Game for Dogs | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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The Muffin Tin Game is an easy, fun to play, and inexpensive brain game for dogs. You can play it at relatively any time, no matter the weather or situation outside. Remember to never underestimate the power of keeping your dog's brain sharp and focused. Numerous studies [https://content.iospress.... Continue reading