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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

Filed under Health + Wellness

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

Obesity and Dogs: An Interview with Dr. Sylvalyn Simpson DVM | Pupford

December 1st, 2020

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Obesity in dogs has become a massive problem in the past couple of decades. Obesity rates are up (amongst other health problems) and in today’s episode, we have Sylvalyn Simpson, DVM on to help us understand how we can combat potential obesity in our dogs! INTRODUCTION OF DR. SIMPSON Dr. Sylvalyn S... Continue reading

Dealing with Leaving my Crying Dog for the Day | Pupford

November 27th, 2020

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Nobody likes leaving their dog. But when they’re looking at you with sad eyes, crying as if they’re begging you to stay, it’s next to impossible! Not only does it make us feel terrible, it makes us worry. Is something wrong? Are we doing something wrong? Is my dog going to do something destructive... Continue reading

Thanksgiving Foods Your Dog Can and Can’t Eat (Plus Recipes for Their Own Feast) | Pupford

November 25th, 2020

Filed under Health + Wellness

We love Thanksgiving! It’s an opportunity to share a mouth-watering meal with the people who mean the most to you. But can that include the fur people that mean the most? While we love that you want to include your dog in your family traditions, it’s not always safe. There are certain ingredients ... Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Crate Training Your Dog | Pupford

December 14th, 2020

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One of the most common topics discussed in our community is crate training. Is crate training good or bad? Will it make your dog aggressive? Is a crate a form of punishment? There’s a lot of debate around the topic, so today we’re going to clear things up with a little Crate Training 101. We str... Continue reading

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

November 25th, 2020

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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

November 24th, 2020

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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