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Give Mental Enrichment to Reduce Problem Behaviors (VIDEO) | Pupford

August 30th, 2021

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Mental enrichment for your dog is one of the most powerful ways to reduce troublesome behaviors like barking, digging, and chewing! In this video, Amber Aquart CPDT-KA [] teaches 3 simple and powerful games that will help you give your pup some extra mental enrichment. An i... Continue reading

Preparing Your Dog for the School Year | Pupford

July 11th, 2022

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Back to school time is a major transition for the whole family. Adjusting bedtimes, establishing new routines -- it all takes time to get used to. It’s also an adjustment for your dog, believe it or not. Think about it, they’ve enjoyed all summer with their humans being around more. Depending on th... Continue reading

How to Socialize a Puppy – Safely and Effectively | Pupford

August 8th, 2022

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Learning how to socialize a puppy is one of the most important parts of your young dog's life! Skipping out on socialization can lead to fear of other dogs, humans, and other noises and experiences. Trevor Smith CPDT-KA breaks down everything you need to know about how to socialize a puppy (or olde... Continue reading

Dogs Read Your "Chemical" Messages | Pupford

August 24th, 2021

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You've probably heard people say that our dogs can "read" our emotions and moods, but is there science to back that up?! A group of researchers set out to answer that question and found an alarming answer. YES. Our dogs can and do pick up on the chemical changes in our bodies. LISTEN TO PODCAST ... Continue reading

How to Trim Dog Nails Safely and Effectively with Quinci Cole | Pupford

August 23rd, 2021

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Learning how to trim dog nails can seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and advice it can be safe and simple for you and your pup! In this video, Quinci Cole, a groomer with over 14 years of experience, walks you through step by step on how to trim your dog's nails with simple dog na... Continue reading

Guide to Puppy Potty Pads: Pros, Cons, and How to Use | Pupford

June 3rd, 2022

Today we’re going to talk about everyone’s favorite part of being a dog parent: potty training! ...what? You don’t find potty training to be the most fun activity you and your dog could ever possibly do together? Yeah, neither do we. The truth is that potty training your dog can be challenging and... Continue reading

Stop Relying on "No" When Training Your Dog | Pupford

September 21st, 2022

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Are you obsessed with the word "no" when it comes to training your dog? While the word 'no' can have a time and place in training, it isn't a 'behavior'. Too often as pup parents, we become obsessed and often times overreliant on the word 'no'. The problem with the word 'no' is that it doesn't teac... Continue reading

11 Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Brain Busy After Surgery | Pupford

August 8th, 2022

Filed under Health + Wellness

“My vet told me that the most important thing to do right now is keep my dog calm and still… HELP!” We’ve heard that plea once or twice (or a thousand times). Whether it’s recovering from an injury, healing from getting spayed/neutered, or other procedure, there are instances where it’s best for o... Continue reading

Maximizing Your Dog's Mealtime | Pupford

August 10th, 2021

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Twice a day (or more often if you have a puppy) you have your dog's undivided attention... mealtime! Unfortunately, we often let that opportunity pass by without using it to its full advantage. Because truthfully, mealtime should be much more than just something to check off your to-do list! LIST... Continue reading

Dog Days: How Long Are Dog Years, Dog Life Expectancy Chart, and More | Pupford

July 7th, 2022

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Ahh, the dog days of summer. That phrase got us thinking: why are they called the ‘dog days’? Are dog days really that different from human days considering they grow and live differently than we do? So today we’re going to talk about all things dog days -- how long are “dog years?” and “dog days”... Continue reading