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Dog-Friendly Hikes: Maine

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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 [...]

​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 [...]

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