Keeping Your Dog Safe on Halloween and How to Hand out Halloween Candy With Dogs | Pupford

October 17th, 2022

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Happy spooky season! For many dog parents the spookiest part of Halloween is not the goblins and ghouls, but the thought of keeping their dog safe and calm during the hectic day. From stressors to strangers to outright dangers, Halloween can be overwhelming for your dog. But that doesn’t mean you ... Continue reading

Guide to Service Dogs: Characteristics, Training, and Common Service Dog Breeds | Pupford

October 20th, 2022

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All dog lovers know how special the bond can be between a dog and its parent, but service dogs take that relationship to a whole new level. Service dogs provide their companions with a quality of life that would not be possible without their assistance, making them indeed women's and man's best frie... Continue reading

5 Unique Household Dog Items That'll Make Your Life 100x Easier | Pupford

October 18th, 2022

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While most of our homes or apartments have the dog staples like a bed, water bowl, and toys, there are some truly unique dog household items that’ll make your life about 100x easier! And with how challenging raising a pup can be, I’ll take “easy” any chance I get! Here’s a quick overview of the 5 ... Continue reading

Guide to Emotional Support Animals: Characteristics, Training, What Rights They Have | Pupford

October 12th, 2022

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If you're already part of the Pupford community [https://pupford.com/] and reading this blog post, it's probably safe to assume that you believe pets are wonderful. But if you don't know this yet, allow us to convince you: caring for a living creature is immensely rewarding (and challenging [https:/... Continue reading

Why Do Dogs Howl? | Pupford

October 13th, 2022

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Dog parents - does your doggo have an “a-woo” habit? It might leave you puzzled as to why they howl so much. Understanding why your pup is howling will help you respond appropriately. Simply put, howling is one of the numerous ways of canine communication. It is generally instinctual and can eithe... Continue reading

What Do Therapy Dogs Actually Do? An Interview with Monica Callahan (10 Years of Therapy Dog Work) | Pupford

October 12th, 2022

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While most of us have heard the term ‘therapy dog’, what therapy dogs actually do remains a bit of a mystery to many! In this episode, I’ll be interviewing Monica Callahan to help us all gain a true understanding of what therapy dogs really do and how they improve lives everywhere! MEET MONICA CA... Continue reading

8 Common Injuries in Dogs: Symptom, Treatent, and Prevention Tips | Pupford

October 3rd, 2022

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Wouldn’t it be nice if we never had to worry about our dogs being uncomfortable or in pain? A world without dogs getting hurt would be a great one, but unfortunately, it’s not the reality. Our dogs are susceptible to injuries from exercising, playing, accidents, and exploring a little too much. To... Continue reading

Guide to Working Dogs: Different Jobs, Common Working Breeds, and FAQs | Pupford

February 3rd, 2023

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Some dogs have one main purpose in life: to be your companion and valued family member. And let’s be clear, there’s nothing wrong with that! Other dogs uphold specific jobs; we call those working dogs. Working dogs take their instincts and innate skills and use them to accomplish tasks or help peop... Continue reading

It's Okay If Your Dog Can't Handle Public Spaces | Pupford

October 4th, 2022

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While the idea of taking your pup with you to all the dog-friendly restaurants [https://pupford.com/finding-dog-friendly-places/], cafes, and stores can seem extremely enticing, some dogs just aren’t built for it. And, that is okay! While social media often makes us believe otherwise, not every do... Continue reading

Dog Ear Care: Ear Types, Infections, and Dog Ear Cleaning at Home | Pupford

September 27th, 2022

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When it comes to grooming a dog, ear care can be an area that is often neglected. But it is necessary to help them avoid irritation and even infection. So we've put together this handy guide to tell you everything you need about dog ear care. But before that, you’re probably familiar with the wonde... Continue reading