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5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Harness

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Harness

So, who really needs a dog harness anyway? As the dog travel andadventure experts, we get asked this question often and our answer is thatevery dog can benefit from using a harness! Maybe you and your best boy liketo adventure out in the car to the weekend farmer’s market or on a road trip tovisit [...]

Trail Tested: Portsmouth Foul Weather Jacket

Trail Tested: Portsmouth Foul Weather Jacket

Review by Sydney Ryan of @expeditionegoNothing ruins an outingwith your pup like bad weather. No matter where you live, we’ve all experiencedfoul weather. Whether it’s snow, rain, slush, or mud, picking out the rightgear can make or break your outdoor experience. The fellow dog pawrents atKurgo heard your concerns and designed the Portsmouth Foul Weather [...]

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Photo credits: @mycaninelifeOften overshadowed by its mountainousneighbors Washington and Oregon and its moreRocky Mountain partners Colorado and Wyoming, Idaho boasts a vastnetwork of blissful dog-friendly hiking, with fewer crowds. Best of all, forthose with a dog, many of the trails allow dogs off leash under voice control.Many Idaho hikes are in high elevation, sokeep that in mind [...]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe Around the 4th of July

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe Around the 4th of July

July 4th and the summer season bring wonderful opportunities to be outside together but imagine the pit in your stomach if something were to happen to your dog. We all relish in the many fabulous festivities such as backyard barbecues with friends and vibrant firework displays lighting up the night sky. Yet these glorious summer days and nights can pose [...]

Two dogs, paracord, and a brewery: The inspiring tale of A Place for Fido

Two dogs, paracord, and a brewery: The inspiring tale of A Place for Fido

Ever wonder how your local pet store came to be or where your own entrepreneurial dreams might take you? From time to time, we will be profiling some of our favorite retailers here on our blog and sharing their stories. This guest post is from Jamie Parent who has owned A Place for Fido, based in Duluth, MN, [...]

Your Summer Guide to Dog-Friendly Events Across the USA

Your Summer Guide to Dog-Friendly Events Across the USA

We get it. Summer is here and your dog is ready to play! You want to get out and about and enjoy some warm weather adventures together. We’ve assembled a onestop guide to dog-friendly events around the United States to take your pup to.If you know of any other events where dogs are welcome, please post them [...]

10 Great Dog Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

10 Great Dog Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

Countless opportunities exist to hike with your dog by your side in the gorgeous White Mountain range and beyond. Check out this list of some of our favorites!

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 [...]

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