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​Puppy's First Holidays Gift Wish List

Puppy's First Holidays Gift Wish List

The weather outside might be frightful this Holiday season, but your puppy’s list for Santa includes lots of gear for outdoor fun! Pick presents for your pup that will help him be trail-ready for hikes and runs as soon as spring rolls around.Psst! Before you click “add to cart,” consider the size your puppy will [...]

Top 4 First Aid Tips for Trail Adventures

Top 4 First Aid Tips for Trail Adventures

Have you heard of the “bystander effect”?It’s the phenomenon where, in an emergency, a person is less likely to jump in to help if other people are around. In a crisis, our brains jump to the conclusion that someone else probably can do better or someone else will fix things. Don’t be a bystander; be [...]

​California Fall Colors and Eastern Sierra Adventures with our Dog, Spruce

California Fall Colors and Eastern Sierra Adventures with our Dog, Spruce

Guest Blog written by Sarah Eichstedt, an Oakland, CA based photographer who adventures outdoors with her husband and their rescue Pitbull, Spruce.2020 has been a strange year for all of us. My husband, Brandon, and I had originally planned to go on a backpacking trip in the Eastern Sierras this fall to celebrate our anniversary, [...]

Running in cold weather: tips and tricks for healthy, effective training for you and your dog

Running in cold weather: tips and tricks for healthy, effective training for you and your dog

Don’t let a drop in temperature force you and your pup to drop your run! Running in cold weather requires foresight and planning, injuries can happen easily in low temps, but it shouldn’t stop you from getting those runs in. In fact, wintertime runs can be among the most peaceful because so few other runners [...]

Trail Manners 101

Trail Manners 101

Nothing wrecks the fun and tranquility of hiking faster than encountering an ill-mannered dog on the trail. When you hike a public trail, you’re expected to abide by some very basic rules. It’s part of the social contract of enjoying public lands. When you hike with your dog, you’re responsible for him or her, too. [...]

Top 5 Reasons Why you Need Car Seat Protection

Top 5 Reasons Why you Need Car Seat Protection

Your pup can’t help making a mess in the car, but you can help your wallet save a bundle on cleanup with just one simple purchase. Kurgo offers a whole line of dog hammocks, bench seat covers, and more to help you prepare for every adventure—even the muddy ones. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the [...]

I logged off of social media for a weekend—and survived to tell the tale!

I logged off of social media for a weekend—and survived to tell the tale!

Every day, the average person in North America uses social media for two hours and six minutes, according to research from eMarketer. That averages out to more than 60 hours of social media every month. Think how many miles you could run or trails you could climb in that amount of time!I’d say my usage [...]

How to prep for a camping trip with your dog

How to prep for a camping trip with your dog

Whether you’re a pro-level hiker with your own trail name or a newbie camper with a tent fresh out of the box, your pup will love to join your adventures! Taking your dog brings so much joy to the trip—who can resist a tongue-out, trail-happy pup? Plus, it also strengthens the bond with your best [...]

#ClimbWithKurgo Sweepstakes 2020

#ClimbWithKurgo Sweepstakes 2020

We’re so excited to announce our Biggest. Giveaway. Yet. This giveaway will run from now until the end of December 2020, and 5 new winners will be chosen every single month. We’re calling it the #ClimbWithKurgo Giveaway.At Kurgo, we’re committed to providing quality gear to help you adventure further and make more memories with your [...]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe on Summer Adventures

How to Keep Your Dog Safe on Summer Adventures

Longer days mean more time for fun in the sun! Now is the perfect time to start planning summer adventures with your dog like hiking, running, walking, swimming, paddling—you name it! There are endless opportunities to get out and adventure with your pup, and Kurgo gear makes it easier than ever to get going together.Although [...]

Why You Need to Restrain Your Dog in the Car

Why You Need to Restrain Your Dog in the Car

When we get into our cars, we buckle our seat belts without a thought. Do we do the same for our dogs?Kurgo began designing dog safety products after co-founder Kitter Spater had one too many close calls with his dog Zelda. She tended to jump up into the front seat, get in Kitter's way, and [...]

From the Experts: "Why I Trail Run with my Dog"

From the Experts: "Why I Trail Run with my Dog"

A few years ago, I started running with my dog, Cooper. We began slowly, following a training app, and I set my sights on completing a 5k. After a few months, we sailed through our first 5k. Inspired, I upped the ante. Cooper and I would train for a 10k.By the time we crossed the [...]

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