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How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone? + What Age for Puppies | Pupford

December 27th, 2023

Filed under Pet Parenting

The summer is a great time to bring a dog into your family. Not only do you not have to deal with dark, cold nights for late potty trips, but you may be off from school or taking vacation from work which leaves you more time to bond with and train your new dog. But what happens when the summer ends... Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to Medium Dogs: Training, Care, Breed Chart & More | Pupford

December 5th, 2023

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You might have noticed we recently released guides for small breed dogs [] and large breed dogs [] – but what about the breeds in between? For everyone with a medium dog or who is looking to bring one into t... Continue reading

Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere, Including the Bathroom? | Pupford

December 27th, 2023

Filed under Pet Parenting

After your dog follows you into the bathroom for the fifth time in a day you may ask yourself, "why does my dog follow me everywhere?” While it’s actually quite common for our canine friends to follow us around the house (and can be a sign of love and affection [ Continue reading

Counterconditioning & Dog Desensitization Training Guide | Pupford

December 6th, 2023

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One of the most common dog behavior challenges we see pup parents face is their dog getting over-excited or scared over something, causing their behavior to change. And that's truly where counterconditioning and desensitization come in! For some, it’s a matter of helping your dog gain confidence ar... Continue reading

Dehydration in Dogs: Symptoms, Prevention & Safety Tips | Pupford

June 8th, 2023

Filed under Health + Wellness

The summer heat is in full force and doggy parents around the world should be focusing on how to keep their dogs happy and healthy as temperatures rise. Dehydration in dogs is a common emergency and it’s important for puppy parents to know the warning signs and the precautions to take to avoid it. ... Continue reading

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts? 7 Fascinating Things to Know About Backside Smells | Pupford

January 9th, 2024

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I remember being a young dog sitter and taking the dog on a walk, seeing him sniff a dog’s butt, and alarmingly wondering to myself ‘WHY do dogs sniff butts’?! I was 10 years old and thought it was hilarious, of course, but also could tell it probably was for a specific reason. Well, fast forward a... Continue reading

8 Ways to Make Training Sessions With Your Dog More Fun | Pupford

October 20th, 2023

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When you think of having fun with your dog, what do you think of? Probably playing fetch in the park, walking a new trail, or meeting new doggy friends right? Probably not training sessions. But what if we told you that training your dog can – and should – be a lot of fun. If training your dog is... Continue reading

10 Things Only Labrador Retriever People Understand | Pupford

December 26th, 2023

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According to the American Kennel Club [], Labrador Retrievers are among the most popular dog breeds in the United States. For their (parents) people, it’s probably not hard to see why. They are famou... Continue reading

How Dogs Can Improve (or Damage) Our Mental Health: Interview with Chrissy Lawler Licensed Therapist | Pupford

October 5th, 2023

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Dogs can play a huge role in our mental health journey. But, is it always “improvements”?! I sat down with Chrissy Lawler, a licensed therapist, to discuss the good AND the bad parts of dogs and our mental health. And while dogs typically provide SO much good in our lives, it’s important to unders... Continue reading

Does My Dog Play More When I'm Watching? | Pupford

November 30th, 2023

Filed under Pet Parenting

We know dogs care about people paying attention to them and generally enjoy human attention. Dog parents often find watching their dog playing [] and having fun both heartwarming and entertaining. Those who have two or more dogs may also enjoy watching ho... Continue reading

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