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Your Guide to the Dog Immune System | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

Filed under Health + Wellness

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

March 23rd, 2021

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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

March 23rd, 2021

Filed under Pet Parenting

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

March 23rd, 2021

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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

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

Filed under Health + Wellness

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

January 22nd, 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

March 26th, 2021

Filed under New Puppies

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