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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 [...]

Take Our Harness Quiz!

Take Our Harness Quiz!

Dog-Friendly Hikes: British Columbia

Dog-Friendly Hikes: British Columbia

The western Canadian province British Columbia is an outdoormecca, given that it is home to four mountain ranges, 18 volcanoes, andcountless rivers and lakes within the 14 million hectares of parkland andreserves. Both Vancouver and Victoria are surrounded by abundant nature,so adventure is never far. Both cities have fantastic hiking directories thatallow you to filter [...]

Running with Your Dog (Infographic)

Running with Your Dog (Infographic)

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5 Expert Tips for Running with Your Dog

5 Expert Tips for Running with Your Dog

Let’s face it - running with your dog can, at times, be themost rewarding experience and, at others, the most frustrating. In fact, in thecourse of a single run, it can be both… twice over. So why, you might ask, do wedo it? For me, the simplest answer is that it makes me happy and, [...]

How to Use the Kurgo Quantum Dog Leash

How to Use the Kurgo Quantum Dog Leash

Finding the perfect dog leash can be tricky. Leashes come with all sorts of features that, sometimes, you wish you could combine. The Kurgo Quantum Dog Leash makes leash shopping easy - this multi-purpose dog leash provides 6 features in one leash - watch below to find out all the different ways you can use it! Our [...]

The Best & Worst Foods to Share with Your Dog

The Best & Worst Foods to Share with Your Dog

Let’s face it – we’re all guilty of sneaking our furryfriends a treat that is not made for them every now and then (or morefrequently than we’d like to admit). But do you really know what you’re feedingyour precious pup? Many foods that we eat daily have health benefits for yourpup; however, there a bunch [...]

Tips for Running with Your Dog

Tips for Running with Your Dog

You love to run and you love to spend time with your dog, but you don't always have time to fit in both. Great news - the two don't have to be mutually exclusive! Running with your dog is a great way to get in quality bonding time if done properly. In the video below, [...]

7 Essentials for Winter Hiking with Your Dog

7 Essentials for Winter Hiking with Your Dog

Hiking with your dog in the winter is rewarding andbeautiful, but certainly has its challenges. A few months ago while out with mytwo dogs, one of them suffered an awful injury. I hope that by sharing thisstory and additional safety tips, you will be prepared for any emergency thatmay arise while hiking with your dog.On [...]

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