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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. [...]

Retailer Spotlight: Meet Heidi from The Loyal Biscuit

Retailer Spotlight: Meet Heidi from The Loyal Biscuit

Heidi and Fenway, one of her pups!Editor’s note: We’re excited to introduce you to some of our retail partners across the country. These stores have a great selection of our products and friendly staff who will support you with great customer service.For those who think the highlight of a trip to Maine will bedining on [...]

5 Steps to Stop Your Dog from Barking in the Car

5 Steps to Stop Your Dog from Barking in the Car

Do you love to go places withyour dog, but whenever you do, he or she makes a racket, barking at everythingyou pass or at seemingly nothing at all?There areusually two reasons dogs exhibit this type of behavior:1. They are frustrated. Theywant to be in the park, and they wanted to be there 5 minutes ago! [...]

Meet the Designer: Inside the K9 Rucksack Kickstarter Project

Meet the Designer: Inside the K9 Rucksack Kickstarter Project

Put what you’re doing on hold because we’re pretty sureyou’re going to be giddy with excitement when you hear what our top design dogsare up to. After more than 15 years in business as the pet travel, pet safety,and adventure experts, we have decided to launch our first product onKickstarter. Our new K9 Rucksack is a [...]

7 Essentials for Winter Hiking with your Dog

7 Essentials for Winter Hiking with your Dog

Editor's note: This post was originally shared in March 2017.Hiking with your dog in the winter is rewarding andbeautiful, but certainly has its challenges. A few months ago while out with mytwo dogs, one of them suffered an awful injury. I hope that by sharing thisstory and additional safety tips, you will be prepared for [...]

Meet 6 Pups Who Will Have Admirers Swiping Left

Meet 6 Pups Who Will Have Admirers Swiping Left

Meet our #KurgoValentine19 winners!Whether searching for the perfect fetch partner, someone to share your peanut butter treats with, or a gal pal who's really into sniffing, dog dating can be complicated too! We looked high and low for the best Valentine-worthy dog photos on Instagram that would have fellow dog admirers swiping right. Congratulations to [...]

Trail Tested: Why Your Dog Needs Shoes

Trail Tested: Why Your Dog Needs Shoes

Would you want to stand on a 95-degree sidewalk or walkover frozen terrain in your bare feet? Probably not! Your dog doesn’t want to either, whichis why you may want to consider buying him a set of shoes. Dog shoes weren’tcreated to be a fashion accessory. They were designed for active dogs and theirowners who [...]

A Passion to Succeed: Meet Curt Jacques of West Lebanon Feed & Supply

A Passion to Succeed: Meet Curt Jacques of West Lebanon Feed & Supply

Editor’s note: We’re excited to introduce you to some of ourretail partners across the country. These stores have a great selection of ourproducts and friendly staff who will support you with great customer service.WestLebanon Feed & Supply, based in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, opened itsdoors in 1926, expanding substantially to a new retail and animal [...]

 Inside Kurgo: 5 Things I’ve Learned as CEO

Inside Kurgo: 5 Things I’ve Learned as CEO

Gordie Spater, CEO of Kurgo, a leading pet productsdesigner based in Salisbury, MA1. Always build in a “FudgeFactor”I am bynature an optimistic person so I am always certain it can be done tomorrow forfree. I have found even after carefulplanning for all eventualities something always crops up. For example, our products are triple-quotedwith our factories [...]

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