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Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Dog | Pupford

June 28th, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

What do we love about spring and summer? Time outside with our dogs. What do we not love? Being exposed to fleas and ticks. It’s one of the few things about the “great outdoors” that isn’t so great. The problem is that fleas and ticks love snuggling up close with your dog as much as you do. Their... Continue reading

Are You Using Your Dog's Nose Enough? How to Encourage Your Dog's Sense of Smell | Pupford

June 15th, 2021

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Sorry to come at you like that, but I'm nearly certain you aren't using your dog's nose to its full advantage. It is likely your dog's strongest scent, yet as humans, we rarely use it to its full advantage and even sometimes discourage sniffing... Our dogs understand the world around them through t... Continue reading

Why Does My Dog Refuse to Go on a Walk? | Pupford

June 11th, 2021

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We talk a lot about how you can get your dog to have good manners on their walk -- reducing leash pulling, passing other dogs calmly, things like that. If you're struggling with leash pulling, check out this post [https://pupford.com/train-dog-walk-better-leash/] and this course [https://pupford.co... Continue reading

Summer BBQ Foods Dogs Can and Can't Eat | Pupford

June 7th, 2021

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Kids/students are getting out of school and the weather is warming up (and in some places it is HOT 🥵). That means more time outside with friends and family, finding ways to escape the heat, and getting back together for gatherings (that you haven't been able to have for a while)! One thing that al... Continue reading

Summer Pups: Doggie Popsicle Recipes, Bucket List, Tips, and Enrichment Games | Pupford

June 8th, 2021

Filed under Lifestyle + Stories

Summertime, and the livin’s easy! But it’s also different from the rest of the year. It’s typically hotter and/or more humid, and you spend more time outdoors. So for dog parents, this might mean making a few adjustments to your routine to help your dog enjoy the… well… dog days of summer. We’ve p... Continue reading

7 Life Improving Tips for A Healthier, Happier Dog | Pupford

May 28th, 2021

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Our goal as pup parents seems pretty simple: give our dogs a healthy, happy life. Seems simple, but really isn’t. There’s a lot that goes into raising a well-behaved pup, but there’s good news -- you don’t have to do it alone! We get asked all the time for tips on how to give your dog an overall... Continue reading

How to Desensitize Your Dog With Sounds | Pupford

June 2nd, 2021

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Your dog will be exposed to many new sounds/experiences that may cause them fear or shyness. Think construction sites, horses, vacuums, etc.! Desensitization is the simple act of changing that stimulus from something that causes fear, to something that has a positive association. Desensitizing you... Continue reading

7 Dog Items You Should Get Rid of Immediately | Pupford

May 28th, 2021

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You want the best for your dog. So you take the time to look up the most popular toys, treats, and training tools. But we also want the best for your dog, which is why we feel compelled to let you in on an unfortunate secret: some of the most popular dog items are also some of the most dangerous. ... Continue reading

Balancing Your Relationship with Your Dog | Pupford

May 18th, 2021

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Every relationship in your life is a bit of a balancing act... whether it's your spouse, best friend, or even your dog, there is always work to be done to keep the relationship healthy! When it comes to our dogs, we often do a LOT of asking. We ask our pups to wait for their food, not jump on guest... Continue reading

3 Simple Things Every Dog Parent Should Know | Pupford

May 14th, 2021

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The internet is exciting because there’s so much information out there. But the internet is also frustrating because, you guessed it, there’s so much information out there. It’s so easy for dog parents to get overwhelmed. A simple Google search for “how to train my dog” can sometimes leave you mo... Continue reading