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New Year New Pup: 5 Tips to Start the New Year Off Right | Pupford

January 5th, 2021

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Finally, 2020 is coming to an end. I don’t know about you, but we couldn’t be more ready to close the door on this year. We’re seeing so many members of our community or their friends and family bringing new dogs into their family this time of year. We love to see it! We want to help everyone s... Continue reading

New Dog Game Plan and Expectations: An Interview with Erika Gonzalez CCDT | Pupford

January 8th, 2021

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We’re going to talk about what to expect for bringing home a new dog… we’ll cover what your expectations should be, setting ground rules, and of course, how to set your new dog up for success! INTRODUCTION OF ERIKA CCDT with 9 years of experience. She specializes in coaching pet parents to train th... Continue reading

Training a Puppy: A Whole Family Affair | Pupford

January 5th, 2021

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There’s nothing more exciting than adding a new member to your family -- especially one with paws, a tail, and a little wet nose. Getting a new puppy is exciting for the whole family. But, it also takes time and dedication to train your new puppy -- and that responsibility should be shared by the ... Continue reading

Training My Dog to Meet Strangers | Pupford

December 18th, 2020

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When we bring a new puppy or dog into our family, one of the first things we want to do is show them off to everyone! Besides blowing up everyone’s Instagram feeds, we want them to meet all our closest friends and family. We know you’re excited, but you need to be patient! There’s a right way to in... Continue reading

How to Train Your Dog to 'Leave It' With Holiday Decor | Pupford

December 22nd, 2020

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Feeling fa-la-la-la festive this time of year? Whether you are decorating the Christmas tree, lighting candles on the Menorah, or wrapping presents for family, friends, and neighbors, tis' the season to spread some Holiday cheer. But there are some things that can put a damper on the festivities... ... Continue reading

Generalizing Behaviors in New Environments: An Interview with Richard Gonzalez CPDT-KA | Pupford

December 21st, 2020

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Have you noticed how your dog may listen to your cues while at home, but fails to do so in a new environment? We sat down with Richard Gonzalez (certified dog trainer) to discuss why it can be SO difficult for our dogs to understand behaviors in new environments. Plus, we break down specific things... Continue reading

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Dogs and Dog Lovers | Pupford

December 15th, 2020

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It’s that time of year again -- oh how the holidays always sneak up on us so fast! There’s no better way to show the furry friends in our lives how much we care about them than by including them on our holiday shopping list. Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts for dogs, or Christmas gifts fo... Continue reading

How Long You Should Train Your Dog Each Day: An Interview with Holly Ovington KPA-CTP | Pupford

December 8th, 2020

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Wondering how long you should train your dog each day? In this episode we sat down with Holly (certified trainer) to discuss how long you should be training your pup every day (hint... it's not what you're expecting). Remember, short bursts of training are often better than long, drawn out sessions... Continue reading

Can Dogs Eat Lamb? The Truth on Incorporating Lamb Into Your Dog’s Diet | Pupford

December 8th, 2020

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We love helping our community show their pups some love -- and what better way to do that than by giving them something delicious to munch on and get excited over?! We love tapping into our dog’s natural instincts by giving them meat-based treats that awake their inner hunter (yes, even your snuggl... Continue reading

Your Guide to the Dog Immune System | Pupford

January 12th, 2021

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You know those people who just never seem to get sick? Who escape every cold and flu season with not even a single sniffle? And you sit there in envy, every year, saying “I wish I haid their immune system!” between sneezes? Ok, that might be a little dramatic, but it’s true -- immune systems play a... Continue reading