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Puppy Blues? Watch This | Pupford

March 31st, 2022

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Raising a puppy (or older dog) can be very difficult... many of us face the 'puppy blues' from time to time. We may even question if having a dog or puppy is the right choice! When you first bring a puppy home, there is so much excitement! You envision all of the fun things you will do together, th... Continue reading

Dog Obesity Epidemic - Causes, Costs, Prevention, and Care | Pupford

March 14th, 2022

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It may be tempting to spoil our dogs with treats, special meals, and lots of snuggles. But when does that become too much? There’s a difference between a well-loved, well-fed dog and an obese dog. And unfortunately, obesity can be a serious problem for our dogs. According to the Association for Pe... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me Week 3 | Pupford

February 25th, 2021

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If you’re new to the Train Your Dog With Me series, hi! Welcome. We know that being a new pup parent can be really challenging. Obviously rewarding as well. But SO hard. We also know that it’s helpful to watch real pup parents and new dogs without training go through these behaviors. And that’s why ... Continue reading

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? | Pupford

January 31st, 2022

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The age-old question of 'why do dogs eat grass?'. Here's the simple answer... we don't completely know why dogs eat grass but... ⤵️ There are some theories and ideas as to why, which we will discuss in this episode. And of course, the next question is, is it okay for my dog to eat grass? Again, s... Continue reading

Why You Need to be Walking Your Dog - Decompression Walks, Socialization, Training, and More | Pupford

June 15th, 2021

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Walkies!!! There’s nothing better than a good walk with our dogs, when they aren’t pulling us like crazy [https://pupford.com/train-dog-walk-better-leash/] that is. We get fresh air, quality time together, and a low-impact way to work out any energy that our dogs may have pent up. But did you ... Continue reading

Black-Owned Dog Businesses to Support | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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With February being Black History Month we wanted to take some time to highlight a few black-owned dog businesses. From accessories to grooming to training and more, these founders and brands have created innovative and inspiring products to create better relationships between dogs and pet parents, ... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me - Week 2 | Pupford

June 11th, 2021

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How is life going with your new dog? We hope our resources are able to give you clarity when it comes to training your dog. For new dog owners, also remember that our 30 Day Perfect Pup Course [https://pupford.com/30-day-perfect-pup-with-zak-george/] and New Dog Starter Course [https://pupford.com/n... Continue reading

Finding Your Dog's "Currency" | Pupford

February 16th, 2021

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What gets rewarded, gets repeated. So the next question is, what can you use to reward your dog?! And what if your dog isn't really food motivated, then what? Luckily, each of our dog's have their own "currencies". For some dogs, it is treats, while for others it may be a ball for fetch. The key is... Continue reading

Basics of Dog Body Language - What Your Dog is Trying to Tell You | Pupford

December 2nd, 2021

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“If only my dog could talk!” I’m sure every pup parent has said that at least once. Whether you’re trying to get to know your new dog’s personality after bringing them home, or just trying to figure out what your dog means when they do that silly thing they do, it would be great if our dogs could... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me - Week 1 Part 2 | Pupford

February 10th, 2021

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First, make sure you watch PART 1 [https://pupford.com/train-dog-with-me-wk-1-pt-1/] of this week's Train Your Dog With Me session, before moving along to part 2. In part 1 we talked about initial door greetings, jumping, luring, teaching sit, hand targeting, watch me, and the name game. In this ... Continue reading