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How to Choose the Right Hike for your Dog

How to Choose the Right Hike for your Dog

With the temperatures getting cooler, more people, and dogs, are getting out and hiking. If your dog is a newbie hiker, or hasn't hiked in awhile, you may find yourself questioning which hike you should choose for them. Here are a few of the things that we consider when planning a hike with our dog.Know [...]

​6 Tips for Camping with your Dog

6 Tips for Camping with your Dog

The only thing better than heading out into the wild to soak up somenature is having someone to share that joy with. For many of us, our dogs arewonderful companions that love breathing in the fresh air and beautiful viewsthat camping has to offer. There are a few things to keep in mind when planninga [...]

The Dog Race Database: Fitness and Fun Together

The Dog Race Database: Fitness and Fun Together

Are you interested in running arace with your dog but aren’t sure where to find one? Bethany Merillat isa health researcher who spent over six months identifying races that welcomedogs and the result was a searchable database to help people find events near them. You can search by state or zip code to locate races. Merillatcontinues to [...]

Agility: Building Your Foundation

Agility: Building Your Foundation

Editor’s note: At Kurgo, we're all about helping you get out and enjoy the world together with your dog. Agility is something anyone can learn and can be a great way to bond with your four-legged friend! This is our third and final post on this topic. Check out our posts on 4 Reasons Agility is [...]

​5 Ways to Prepare to Fly Fish with Your Dog

5 Ways to Prepare to Fly Fish with Your Dog

Fly fishing is a wonderful way to get outside and enjoy a day on the river withyour pup. You get the combination of nature, some relaxation, and the chancefor your pup to play in the water! It isn’t always an easy trip to plan, so wewanted to give you a few helpful tips that will [...]

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated in the Heat

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated in the Heat

Summer is in full swing and with that comesthe heat. It’s always important for your pup to stay hydrated but summer heatadds its own challenges. So what can youdo to make sure they stay hydrated?Alwayshave clean water availableIt seems like a bit of a no brainer, butfor most dogs having clean water available will [...]

What To Look For In An Agility Class

What To Look For In An Agility Class

Now that you’ve been introduced to the idea of dog agility,you may be curious as to how you can get started. As with most new things youwant to start learning, the first thing to do is sign up for a class. However,there are a few things you want to look for when picking out an [...]

7 Hydration Solutions for Every Dog

7 Hydration Solutions for Every Dog

At Kurgo, we know you like to be on the go with your dog. In the warm weather, it's so important for your dog to drink lots of water. In the video below, our product designer Amy Casella walks you through Kurgo's selection of products to keep every dog happy and hydrated!For more details on [...]

Kurgo's Yard Games: Doggie Dart

Kurgo's Yard Games: Doggie Dart

Inspired by the classic dart game (but a lot more dog friendly!), our Doggie Dart is the perfect toy to keep you and your pup occupied for hours. We have a variety of games to play with our Darts that will give you a feeling of nostalgia, as well as satisfaction, knowing your dog is [...]

Your Guide to Boating with Your Dog

Your Guide to Boating with Your Dog

Editor's note: This post was originally published in July 2017.Is there anything more fun for a dog than summer? Romps on the beach and long sunny days playing fetch with their humans – it doesn’t get much better for a dog!For those with boats, summer fun also means setting off to sea, sometimes with canine [...]

6 Great Dog-Friendly Beaches

6 Great Dog-Friendly Beaches

Editor's note: This post was originally published in May 2016.There is nothing worse than planning a fun afternoon at the beach with your pup, and upon your arrival encountering the notorious “No Dogs Allowed” sign. It is not always easy to plan a trip to the beach with your pet, especially with dog wardens snooping [...]

4 Reasons Agility is Amazing

4 Reasons Agility is Amazing

Photo credits: @endeavorsofegoAgility – it’s a term that most people associate with flexibilityand dexterity. But if you’ve been a part of the “dog world” for long enough,you’ll realize that agility is also the name of a sport. Agility is acanine-focused recreational activity in which a handler (that’s you!) and theirdog (your furry friend) navigate an [...]

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