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The Printable New Dog Checklist

The Printable New Dog Checklist

Inquiring minds want to know: will you name him Indiana Bones or Captain Chaos? You've almost decided, and you're giddy with excitement over his impending arrival. Your first days together will be a combination of endless cuddles and kisses mixed with long nights of whining and puppy biting, all of which may leave you feeling [...]

The Great Outdoors: Fitness for You and Your Dog

The Great Outdoors: Fitness for You and Your Dog

Thesummer is fast around the corner and your New Year’s resolution to get moreactive hasn’t really gone according to plan. Luckily, if you have a dog, youcan still make getting more active a priority this year by choosing to spendsome time together in the Great Outdoors.Booka cabin or pack up the tent and get moving! [...]

Miles of Adventures:  Kurgo G-Train Dog Carrier Backpack Review

Miles of Adventures: Kurgo G-Train Dog Carrier Backpack Review

Photo credits: @rocket_the_dachshundGone are the days of having to carry your dog inyour arms. The Kurgo G-Train Dog Carrier Backpack makes it easy to bringyour dog with you wherever you go. This functional bag is the perfectblend of comfort, and durability making it a must-have for small dog owners.If you have a small dog,there [...]

Lauren & Banks: The Ultimate Guide to Your New Puppy

Lauren & Banks: The Ultimate Guide to Your New Puppy

Congratulations on your new puppy! They’re cute, squishy,roly-poly, and have that sweet puppy breath (and razor sharp teeth!) But whatnow? How do we turn this little ball of happy energy, into a well-mannered,socialized, man’s best friend? Puppies are not easy! They don’t come ready togo “out of the box.” The work you put in is [...]

5 Must-Haves to Conquer Mud and Messes

5 Must-Haves to Conquer Mud and Messes

Photo by @palmettomoonpointers on InstagramIt’s brownand mushy and has its own distinct aroma.It’s a dog’sequivalent of a kid being in a candy store.Any guesses?It’s mud. Not only domost dogs love it, many are full-on fanatical about it. When your dog is wildlyrolling around on its back, it’s normal to oscillate between laughing out loudand being [...]

New gear, an Airstream road trip, and finding inspiration at Global Pet

New gear, an Airstream road trip, and finding inspiration at Global Pet

The Global Pet Expo is the Super Bowl of the petworld and every March we pack up our vintage Airstream and head south. Each year the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida ispacked with wall-to-wall pet enthusiasts. Kurgo is typically one of 1000 otherexhibitors from across the globe sharing their love for all things [...]

The Kurgo Foundation: Supporting Dogs and Humans by Giving Back

The Kurgo Foundation: Supporting Dogs and Humans by Giving Back

What doinmates facing life sentences and dogs from high kill shelters have in common? Theyneed one another and help each other work towards a second chance at life. Their special relationships have proven to be beneficial for both sides. At Lancaster, amaximum state prison in California, 58 men and 173 dogs have been part of [...]

Hiking with Your Dog: State by State Guides

Hiking with Your Dog: State by State Guides

Did you know that by 2060, day hiking isprojected to see the greatest rate of growth in adults out of any outdoor recreational activityaccording to the American Hiking Society?As the dog adventure experts, we know that many people want to include their pups in these hikes too. After all, what makes a dog happier than [...]

Tips and a Training Plan for Running With Your Dog

Tips and a Training Plan for Running With Your Dog

Editor’s note: This posts wasoriginally shared in 2016 and has been updated.“Runninghas taught me, perhaps more than anything else, that there’s no reason to fearstarting lines…or other new beginnings.”-Amby BurfootDoyou know deep down that it’s time to challenge yourself and up your fitnessgame? There’s great news: you don’t have to do it alone! Dogs can [...]

Poison Prevention: Tips for Keeping your Dog Safe

Poison Prevention: Tips for Keeping your Dog Safe

As dog owners, we all worry about keeping our pups as safeas we possibly can. We watch them closely outside on the trails, we try to feedthem the very best food and treats, we keep their beds and crates clean andfresh, but have you ever inspected your home? Do you inspect the homes of yourfriends [...]

Top Tips for Hiking with your Dog

Top Tips for Hiking with your Dog

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2016 andhas been updated.If your dog coulddescribe her dream day, it might include endless sniffing opportunities and variedterrain over which to roam. Enjoying the great outdoors with your dog is one ofthe best ways you can bond. Hiking through the wilderness together improvesyour health, brightens your mood, [...]

Warm Weather Destinations to Take Your Dog

Warm Weather Destinations to Take Your Dog

photo by @atlas_the_ridgebackAccording to the calendar, spring is justaround the corner, however much of the United States and Canada is stillsuffering from temps below zero and snowstorms. It’s that point of the yearwhere warm weather never seems like it will arrive. Fortunately, spring breakis coming up and warm weather isn’t all that far for many. [...]

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