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How Many Treats Per Day for a Dog? How to Calculate for Your Pup! | Pupford

August 31st, 2022

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Treats are part of every dog’s life, but how many treats per day can your dog have?! 54% of dogs [https://petobesityprevention.org/] are either overweight or obese. And unfortunately, treats are often a big culprit of this problem! So, let’s break down how many treats your dog can safely consume A... Continue reading

Dogs Are Opportunists: The Real Root of "Bad Behavior" | Pupford

August 30th, 2022

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The next time you’re tempted to think your pup is being “naughty, bad, or disrespectful”, it may help to remember that dogs are opportunists. While there are many behaviors we perceive as “bad”, dogs often act out of a desire to fulfill their own hard-wired desires and needs. Understanding this and... Continue reading

My Dog Won't Take Treats During Training. What Can I Do? | Pupford

August 17th, 2022

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Have you ever offered your pup a brand new treat [https://pupford.com/dog-training-treats/] only to have them turn their nose up or run away? If so, you are not alone! We often hear pet parents complaining that their pets are not food motivated or don’t like treats. Dog treat training [https://www.... Continue reading

Training Multiple Dogs: Tips, Tricks, and Tools | Pupford

August 16th, 2022

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What’s better than having a dog? Having more than one dog, duh! Give me all the dogs, please! While having multiple dogs means more love and fun, it also brings its own set of challenges. For example, a lot of pup parents can struggle with training multiple dogs. When your dogs are of different a... Continue reading

12 Common Stress Signals in Dogs and What They Mean | Pupford

August 16th, 2022

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You, my friend, have come to the right place if you want to understand the common stress signals in dogs and what they mean. Over the past decade, there has been a massive shift in understanding and treating human anxiety and stress [https://www.hhs.gov/answers/mental-health-and-substance-abuse/what... Continue reading

Why Does My Dog Keep Throwing Up? | Pupford

August 24th, 2022

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The thought in your head of 'why does my dog keep throwing up?' is not a fun one. As a responsible pet parent [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDsT6RTaPA0], you're rightfully distressed when your dog vomits. It can be scary to see your doggo retching up the contents of his/her stomach while you stan... Continue reading

How Long Can You Leave A Dog Home Alone? | Pupford

August 17th, 2022

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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 | Pupford

August 4th, 2022

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

Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere? | Pupford

August 5th, 2022

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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 (and can be a sign of love and affection), there are some instances where their clingy be... Continue reading

Guide to Dog Desensitization and Counter-Conditioning | Pupford

July 28th, 2022

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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. For some, it’s a matter of helping your dog gain confidence around new people and in new places, so they can overcome their fear. But... Continue reading