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8 Tips for Boating with Your Dog

8 Tips for Boating with Your Dog

Is there anything more fun for a dog than summer? Romps onthe beach and long sunny days playing fetch with their humans – it doesn’t getmuch better for a dog!For those with boats, summer fun also means setting off tosea, sometimes with canine companions on board. With the wind in their fur andsalt air on [...]

Pet Friendly Portland Oregon

Pet Friendly Portland Oregon

Portland and the surrounding area offers plenty of dog-friendly places to visit with your pup. We’ve already told you all about the dog-friendly trails in the state and now we’re letting you in on some of the many the dog-friendly restaurants, parks, breweries, and wineries to visit after getting a hike in over the weekend. Parks [...]

A Trek through the Land Guarded By Dogs

A Trek through the Land Guarded By Dogs

Our slogan at Kurgo is ‘Go Together’, and that is exactly what our adventurous friends at Rough on the Road have been doing! Jessica, Greg and their 9-month-old German Shepherd, Moxie documented their hike in Guatemala along the San Pedro Volcano, also known as the “land guarded by dogs”. Located in Northern Guatemala, this nickname [...]

Dogs and July 4th Fireworks Infographic

Dogs and July 4th Fireworks Infographic

More dogs run away on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. It is important to understand why dogs are afraid of fireworks and what you can to do make the experience less stressful for them. While most dog owners think they have a safe and secure home, it’s always beneficial to [...]

Meet the Kurgo Office Dogs

Meet the Kurgo Office Dogs

National Take Your Dog To Work Day may have already passed, but here at Kurgo we celebrate taking your dog to work every day!Watch the video below to get to know some of our four legged co-workers, hearwhat their owners think about working for a dog friendly company,and discover funny office dog bloopers. Enjoy!For more [...]

Take Your Dog to Work! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take Your Dog to Work! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Are you ready for Take Your Dog to Work Day onFriday, June 23rd? Find out why dog-friendly offices attract and retain happyemployees in the below graphic. Did you know that 90% of people wish theyworked in a dog-friendly office and 32% would be willing to take a pay cut of10% of more? Looking to make your [...]

Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails - Lake George, NY

Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails - Lake George, NY

Photo Credit: Laurie CarrLake George, located innorthern New York state at the southeast part of the Adirondack Mountains, isfull of hiking opportunities for people and dogs of all abilities and ages. Filledwith challenging steeper trails with stunning views of Lake George or peaceful pathsof undisturbed ponds and wetlands, there is something for everyone. The LakeGeorge Land [...]

Botanical Basics for Your Dog

Botanical Basics for Your Dog

Dogs have a nose for odors. In fact, they possess 50 times moreolfactory receptors in their noses compared to humans, and the part of a dog's brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is 40 times largerthan ours. Using botanicals is a perfect way to help our pets with anxiety andstress, as well as to [...]

​5 Hiking Dogs to Follow on Instagram

5 Hiking Dogs to Follow on Instagram

Here at Kurgo, we're all about enjoying life together withyour dog. Many people love exploring the outdoors with their pups, especiallyduring the warmer months. We talked with a few of our favorite Instagramfriends to see what they love most about hiking with their dogs. Here’s whatthey had to say:Atlas the Adventure Dog: @atlastheadventuredogFavorite month tohike with [...]

Spring Travel Hot Spots for You and Your Pup

Spring Travel Hot Spots for You and Your Pup

It’s that time of year – days are getting longer, the air isgetting warmer, and the travel itch has begun. However, many dog owners areunder the impression that they cannot experience the places they want becausethey don’t want to leave their pup behind. Good news – you don’t have to!Whether you want to go somewhere [...]

Common Household Pet Hazards

Common Household Pet Hazards

Many people have the same seemingly innocuous items layingaround their houses: foods, medicine, pest killers. However, we all too oftenforget to put these things out of reach of our beloved pups. And, while somethings are probably okay to leave out in the open, it’s always better to besafe than sorry when it comes to your [...]

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