It’s International Assistance Dog Week! To help tell you what it’s all about, we have a great guest post today by Marcie Davis, the founder of International Assistance dog week. Enjoy, and make sure you visit the website or Facebook page!This year during International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) we’re celebrating assistance dogs in the workplace.IADW [...]
Your Dog's Genetic Profile Infographic
Researchers have analyzed the DNA of 85 dog breeds, and they have found startling genetic similarities between all of the breeds. In total, there are four main groups of dogs, the wolflike, the herder, the hunter and the mastifflike. Most modern breeds are a little bit of each of these four major types, and the [...]
San Diego Dog Beaches!
Withthe sand for digging, the unlimited strange smells, and the constant surgingwater, beaches are doggy paradise. Lots of beaches welcome your furry friend,but others have strict no dog rules that’ll get you and your pup ticketed. Hereare a few of our favorite recommendations from around the San Diego area, justmake sure you check with your [...]
Summer Fun Throwdown - Canadian Style
Canada has some serious road trip worthy vacation spots. Win a road trip package by participating in the Summer Fun Throwdown with Pet Valu where each week two scenic Canadian destinations are pitted against each other. If you pick the winner, you might also be chosen to win a road trip package for all the [...]
How to Travel Safely with Your Dogs
It's summer time, and that means getting out and feeling the sun on your fur. To help you make the most of it, the experts at Pet Valu have created a video on how to use Kurgo products to travel safely. Check it out and let us know what you think!
Road Tripping with Your Dog Infographic
Planning a road trip with your dog? The scary truth is that it's simply not safe to let your dog have the run of the car. Check out the Infographic below and make sure you have a way of securing your best buddy when you hit the open road together. Also check out our Pet [...]
Dog Friendly Summer Events 2016
Being outdoors with your pup is the best part of summer! In addition to hiking, biking, and camping, we love all of the outdoor festivals and events. However, a lot of times our dogs aren’t welcome. Here we have put together some great events that welcome your and Fido. Do you know of a fun [...]
Happy 4th of July! Keep Your Dogs Safe!
The 4th of July is one of the best cookout days of the year, and not just for humans. I don't have firm stats on this, but I'm pretty sure more hotdogs and hamburgers are dropped by kids (or inebriated adults) and stolen by dogs than any other day of the year, so of course [...]
Running with Your Dog - Tips & a Training Plan
Dogscan be great running companions – they can get you up early every morning andthey can challenge you to do your best. We know it probably sounds good to you,but you are wondering ‘Where do I start?’ Our partner, Dawn Celapino, the ownerof Leash Your Fitness, which specializes in fitness classes you can do withyour [...]
Create a Dog-Friendly Office: 10 Steps
Top 10 Tips for a Successful Dog-Friendly OfficeHere at Kurgo, we are honored to have recently been called “The World’s Most Dog Friendly Office” by Inc. Magazine. We know that many of you would love to have dogs in your office too! It does take planning and some ground rules to make it work for [...]
Geocaching: Treasure Hunt with Your Dog
In the current day and age, there are more new opportunities to flex your creative muscle and come up with new programs, events, games and distractions than ever before. One of these was the invention of Geocaching, a great opportunity to get out into nature and exercise your dog and do some exploring!But what [...]
How to Travel Europe with Your Dog
As travel becomes increasingly accessible, a rising number of people are choosing to take their four-legged best friends with them. If you’re planning a trip to Europe and hope to share the adventure with your dog there are a few things you’ll need to take care of before you leave. Here’s a convenient travel checklist [...]