How to Teach Your Dog to Swim | Pupford

November 22nd, 2022

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Summertime and swimming go together like… whatever two things you like best together! There’s really only one thing we can think of that would make a day of swimming better, and that’s including your dog. While some dogs are naturals, others need a little bit more guidance and help when it comes t... Continue reading

7 Signs of an Overtired Puppy | Pupford

November 28th, 2022

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Have you ever seen a toddler after they’ve missed their nap? Rather than being so tired that they calmly fall asleep the moment they lay down, they unlock a hyper, cranky, and/or defiant side of themselves that you wouldn’t otherwise see. Puppies can be the same way when they're overtired! It’s ea... Continue reading

3 Dog Training Books EVERY Pup Parent Should Read + 3 Bonus Reads | Pupford

July 12th, 2022

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While online learning is valuable beyond compare, there’s something to be said about education through physical books (or ebooks if you must 😜). On that note, I wanted to share 3 of the best dog training books that I think EVERY pup parent should read! These books not only will help improve your d... Continue reading

Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? + Benefits, Recipes & More | Pupford

November 11th, 2022

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If you have a dog who eyes everything you eat, you’ve probably been tempted to share with them. But of course, you want to make sure you’re sharing food with your dog that is safe for them. We get a lot of questions about what types of human food dogs can and can’t eat, and a popular item in questi... Continue reading

[Quiz] What Should You Do With Your Dog This Summer? | Pupford

July 5th, 2022

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Summer is here. That means hot days and cool nights (depending on where you live), and you’re not the only one who is looking for some fun to get into this summer season. Don’t forget about your furry friend who also loves summertime activities. BEST THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR DOG THIS SUMMER activit... Continue reading

15 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs + 3 Bonus Hacks for Dogs in the City | Pupford

January 5th, 2023

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Imagine wearing a jacket all day long in the middle of July… That’s essentially what our dogs do! And unfortunately, dog heat stroke is a serious problem and can sneak up on you quickly! So, in this article, I’m going to give you 15 dog summer safety tips to help your pup stay cool, protected, and... Continue reading

Dog Biting on Leash? Learn How to Stop Your Puppy from Biting the Leash | Pupford

December 13th, 2022

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Puppies are still learning to control their most natural impulses. It makes them especially prone to biting, chewing, and tugging on their leash because it is the main thing stopping them from answering their natural urges to let loose and run free. The impulse to pull a leash is very common among ... Continue reading

Help! My Dog Barks at Everything? What Can I Do? | Pupford

October 26th, 2022

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Excessive barking can be frustrating and stressful in many different areas of everyday life. If your dog is barking every time someone comes to the front door it can make social situations at your home very tricky. Abrupt and aggressive barking at the sound of every leaf blowing in the wind or squi... Continue reading

Dog Microchips: A Complete Guide | Pupford

June 28th, 2022

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Every year millions of pets are lost or run away. And unfortunately, not having a dog microchip makes it 2.4x LESS likely that you’ll be reunited with your pup! And to make matters worse, the 4th of July and the following days typically lead to about a 30% uptick in lost dogs. But, it’s not all gl... Continue reading

Ultimate Guide to Large Dogs | Pupford

November 15th, 2022

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Maybe lap dogs aren’t your thing (but who are we kidding, large dogs who think they’re lap dogs are incredible). Maybe you adopted a dog that was estimated to grow a little more… and they grew a lot. Or maybe, it’s been a dream of yours all along for your largest family member to have four paws. No... Continue reading