Draco the Border Collie loves exploring with his dog mom Kristina in Florida. We caught up with these Kurgo Ambassadors and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places they'd like to go.
Ask a Vet: Is Alternative Medicine Safe?
We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on small animal vaccinations? Can you over vaccinate?" Read her response below! Vaccinations are an important topic to address for every pet that I see. The diseases for which we vaccinate can cause severe sickness or death in cats and dogs (rabies is also fatal [...]
How Dogs Know to Comfort us
It often seems that our dogs can sense our moods. Have you ever felt upset, and then looked down to find that your dog has run over to you? Recent research has delved into the nature of this bond. Are dogs responding to our feelings, our body language, or something else? Read on to find [...]
8 Tips for Summer Travel With Your Dog
Summer vacation and opportunities to travel often go hand in hand. Our dogs want to be with us, and we love to bring them along on vacation when we can. To ensure that you both have a wonderful time, some advanced planning can make a significant difference.
Dog-Friendly Hikes: Maine
Whether you prefer ocean vistas, isolated wilderness, or challenging hikes, Maine is a wonderful state to explore on foot. Acadia National Park is well known as one of the most dog-friendly National Parks and welcomes dogs on all 120 miles of hiking trails and 45 miles of carriage roads within the park. Easy hikes are tough to [...]
What will post-pandemic adventuring look like?
Breathe a sigh of relief—and fresh air—it’s time to get back outside.Winter is behind us, and hopefully soon the pandemic will be, too. If you and your pup have, like many, been stuck indoors for the past year, re-entry can feel exciting. But before you sign up for that race or head for the hills, [...]
Ambassador Highlight: Meet Emily and River
Based out of Squamish, British Colombia, Emily and River are an unstoppable adventuring duo. We caught up with them and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places they want to go. How did you meet River?"We met River at 4 weeks old, having no idea he’d be ours! He was with his siblings and mom [...]
Spice Up the Same Old, Same Old Run
We humans are creatures of habit. We perform our routines the same, day in and day out. If you’ve fallen into that trap with your daily run, you’re not alone. It’s easy to rely on the same running routine, especially when our schedules get full or the weather doesn’t cooperate. But if you’re starting to [...]
Why Your Dog Needs Boots
You run all year round. You know all it takes is the right gear for the conditions. Or, as author Alfred Wainwright wrote, “There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.”Your dog deserves the same consideration. But with so many options, it’s tough to know where to start. The one piece of apparel [...]
5 Commands Your Dog Needs To Know Before They Become Your Running Buddy
Dogs can be almost any kind of friend you want them to be! Whether you need a snuggler, a hunting companion, a playmate for your kids, or a protector, a canine friend can offer all of these. For the dog-lovers who prefer to live the active lifestyle, a dog as a running companion would be [...]
How To: Winter Trail Running
Don’t let inclement weather stop you from training: trail running can be a year-round activity for you and your dog! Winter running requires prep work, but snow and ice shouldn’t mean missing months of workouts. Instead, focus on investing in the right gear for you and your dog and making a plan for safety. Here’s [...]
Meet the Kurgo Office Dogs!
Over the past year, we've added some new furry faces to our Kurgo pack. With all of the craziness of 2020, our loyal companions have become our work from home buddies, landed starring roles in our TikToks, and have put a smile on our faces in even the toughest of times. What better way to [...]