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Why You Should Choose Positive Reinforcement Dog Training w/ Holly Ovington | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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In today’s episode, we are going to discuss why you shouldn’t use aversives like shock collars, prong collars, or choke chains… even if “some” trainers try to convince you otherwise! INTRODUCTION OF HOLLY Holly has been passionate about dogs from the get go! Holly was part of 4-H dog clubs from a y... Continue reading

[Article + Recipe] Can Dogs Eat Bananas? | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Part of being a good pup parent is knowing how to spoil your dog while still keeping them safe. That’s why we get a lot of questions about what types of human food dogs can and can’t eat. One we’ve been getting a lot of questions about lately: bananas. Note: We’ve got a few more articles like th... Continue reading

Consistency in Dog Training and Making the Time | Pupford

June 21st, 2021

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When we talk to our new pup parents to see how things are going with their new dog, a response we often get is “Great… but they’re not picking up behaviors in training as quickly as I thought they would.” To which we follow up “well, how consistent is training?” because that’s usually where we find... Continue reading

Decoding Dog Behaviors: Why Does My Dog Act This Way? An Interview with Nick Franco | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Sometimes we watch our dogs do certain things and are left wondering... why in the world are they doing that?! The best part is, as we strive to better understand why our dogs do certain things we can better understand how to stop those unwanted behaviors. Although you don't need a degree in dog p... Continue reading

Puppy Feeding Schedule + 11 Feeding Tips | Pupford

May 24th, 2022

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Establishing a puppy feeding schedule will benefit you and your new pet for months and years to come. Not only will it help you keep on track with how much and how often they are eating, but it can even help avoid picky eating and other potential problem behaviors. Specifically, how much you need t... Continue reading

Pet Insurance 101 A Beginner's Guide UPDATED 2022 | Pupford

May 4th, 2022

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What do you think Alexandra, a fellow dog lover, is talking about here? “Twice she's needed unexpected surgery, and another time we had to rush to an emergency clinic. I had so much peace of mind knowing that cost wouldn't be a deciding factor in her treatment. I could do whatever was required.” ... Continue reading

Puppy Play Dates: A Simple Guide | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Ahh, puppy play dates. One of the most fun (and exciting) parts of being a pup parent. By now, you’ve introduced your new dog to all the humans in your life, but what about the four-legged friends? New puppy parents are often unsure of how to navigate puppy play dates, and that’s okay. We’re here ... Continue reading

New Puppy Checklist: 21 Items Your Pup Needs (2022 Update) | Pupford

June 1st, 2022

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There isn't much better than a new puppy. Their paws, little bodies, nose, ugh, love it all. But a new puppy is also a lot of work, and there is a lot you need to make sure your new dog is comfortable in your home. So, here is a printable new puppy checklist of the essentials your new puppy can't li... Continue reading

Puppy Socialization: Checklist PDF, Time Frame and Tips for Socializing a New Puppy | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Puppy socialization is one of the most important (and underestimated) parts of raising a dog. Getting your puppy's socialization right (or wrong) can make or breakso many important behaviors for the rest of their life. Some of the most common questions for first-time puppy parents are when you sho... Continue reading

Training Treats for Dogs: Everything You Need to Know in 2022 | Pupford

January 31st, 2022

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I’m sitting here writing this two days after our dog became sick from what we believe to be human feces at a park. Cute, I know. He’s better now, but my point here is that I know all too well the effects that certain dog treats (and things that definitely are not foods, yet your dog seems to lov... Continue reading