30 Tips from Dog Parents on Raising a Puppy (What They Wish They Knew Before!) | Pupford

January 16th, 2023

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From the outside, you may see a very cute puppy face and floppy body, cute little sounds that come out of said puppy’s mouth, and a puppy looking to get attention, in one form or another - like snuggles. As a pup parent, those cute moments may seem few and far between (and may not seem all so sweet... Continue reading

Do Dog Dental Chews Work? | Pupford

March 25th, 2022

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If you’re one of the few people whose dog absolutely loves getting their teeth brushed for a full two minutes every single day, congratulations! You’ve unlocked some unearthly secret that the rest of us mere mortal pup parents have yet to master… But for the rest of us, oh how dog dental care can b... Continue reading

Dog Aggression Basics with Karen Chapdelaine CPDT-KA | Pupford

January 11th, 2023

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Aggression is one of the scariest topics out there. And as a pup parent, it can be really difficult to know what is actually aggression and what is, well… a dog being a dog. In this episode, I’ll be interviewing Karen Chapdelaine about some basics of dog aggression. INTRODUCTION OF KAREN I speci... Continue reading

Dog Memories: How Much Do Dogs Really Remember? | Pupford

September 17th, 2021

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We never forget our fur babies. Whether it’s the first dog you had as a child, or the most recent addition to your family -- our pups live in our hearts and memories forever. That raises an important question: Is the same true for them? Do dogs remember all the people in their lives? This question... Continue reading

How to Reduce Dog Shedding - Even for Short Hair | Pupford

November 27th, 2022

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Trying to reduce dog shedding is... an eternal struggle. If you have a short-haired dog (or almost any dog for that matter), shedding is part of the dog parent experience! And no, you cannot stop a dog from shedding. Period. It's not possible. If you find any type of product or supplement that clai... Continue reading

How to Know if Your Dog is Playing too Rough | Pupford

September 10th, 2021

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We love seeing dogs run around and play with other dogs. After all, socialization is so important especially at a young age -- and the added exercise and mental stimulation doesn’t hurt either. However, we want to make sure that doggy play time is always safe. A question we get asked in our Faceboo... Continue reading

Don't Compare Your Dog to Other Dogs | Pupford

November 3rd, 2022

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Why is my neighbor's dog so good on a leash... he's half the age of my dog?! This is a trap! And you should avoid getting caught in it as much as you can! Falling into the comparison trap with our dogs usually just brings about negative feelings and no real help for our dogs. In this episode, I br... Continue reading

Why Does My Dog Stare at Me? | Pupford

March 3rd, 2022

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On the list of slightly odd things our dogs do we’ll find a behavior that is pretty common by both dogs and people: staring. Sometimes, it’s pretty obvious why, like when your dog is eyeing the juicy burger you’re eating. But other times, you’re just going about your day and your dog just seems to ... Continue reading

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

January 23rd, 2023

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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 [https://amberaquart.com/] 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

November 28th, 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