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Training Your Dog to Walk Better on Leash with Erika Gonzalez | Pupford

February 5th, 2021

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Imagine a walk where your arm doesn’t constantly feel like it’s going to be ripped out of its socket. Ahh we can dream. Walking our dog doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be enjoyable! With proper training (and PATIENCE on our part) we can help our dog to understand that it is actually more benefic... Continue reading

Teach Your Dog to Greet People Politely: An Interview with Holly Ovington | Pupford

February 4th, 2021

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Teaching your dog to greet people politely is all about practicing before the situation occurs! It can be really embarrassing when your dog jumps up on people while out on walks or in your home. In this episode, we sat down with Holly Ovington (certified dog trainer) to discuss ways you can teach ... Continue reading

Treat Truth: How Dog Treats Stack Up and What to Look For | Pupford

January 29th, 2021

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We love our dogs and want what’s best for them, and that includes the treats that we give them! With over 50% of dogs in America suffering from dog obesity or being overweight, "high-calorie" treats just might be the culprit of our dogs' weight problems. And when our dogs gain too much weight, t... Continue reading

Mistakes to Avoid When Grooming Your Dog at Home | Pupford

January 26th, 2021

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Grooming your dog at home can be a money-saver, but it also comes with its own challenges and potential problems. We’re going to cover some common mistakes to avoid when grooming your dog at home! INTRODUCTION OF QUINCI Quinci has grooming dogs since 2007. She is also dog first aid and CPR certifie... Continue reading

Preparing Your Dog for Post-Pandemic Life | Pupford

January 22nd, 2021

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While we’ve all grown accustomed to a life of staying home, staying in, and staying put during 2020, it’s finally time to think about what comes next. With a vaccine being rolled out and plans unfolding for returning to a somewhat normal life, we can expect some changes this year. While some people... Continue reading

Dog Trivia Quiz – Test Your Dog Knowledge | Pupford

January 23rd, 2021

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Let's face it, we all think that we know more about dogs than the average person... but can you get all 20 questions right on this Dog Trivia Quiz? This fun quiz will cover trivia questions about dog teeth, the number of references to dogs in the bible, and so many more! Be sure to share with your... Continue reading

Should You Use a Clicker for Dog Training? An Interview with Holly Ovington | Pupford

January 19th, 2021

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INTRODUCTION OF TOPIC In this episode we will answer the popular question of should you use a clicker when training your dog. We will also discuss some benefits, drawbacks and alternatives to using a clicker! INTRODUCTION OF HOLLY Holly has been passionate about dogs from the get go! Holly was part... Continue reading

How To Reward Your Dog and a List of Reinforcements | Pupford

February 16th, 2021

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If you’ve been part of our community for a while, you probably know that we’re big fans of positive reinforcement dog training, but if you’re new… well, we’re big fans of positive reinforcement dog training [https://pupford.com/choose-positive-reinforcement/]. For new pup parents, or those new to ... Continue reading

What To Do About Barking: An Interview With Nick Franco | Pupford

January 14th, 2021

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INTRODUCTION OF TOPIC Barking can be extremely frustrating and bothersome for people around you. In this episode, we’ll discuss why dogs bark and what we can do about it! INTRODUCTION OF NICK In Nick’s words, he is an animal addict on a journey to learn everything he can about pet behavior, nutriti... Continue reading

The Truth About Dog Parks | Pupford

January 5th, 2021

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The 'dog park debate' is truly one of the most divisive aspects of being a pup parent. While dog parks can be a powerful tool for giving your pup physical exercise, they can also quickly turn into a dangerous trap. In this episode, we break down some of the positive parts about dog parks and how th... Continue reading