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Kurgo Dog Blog

How to Use the Kurgo Auto Zip Line (VIDEO)

Looking for a safe travel restraint option for a dog that likes to have freedom to roam in the back seat? Out Auto Zip Line does just that. Check out the instructional video below to see if this travel solution will work for you and your dog. Already own an Auto Zip Line and looking for [...]

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4 Travel Safety Tips You Should Be Following

Whether you're driving to a nearby dog park, or embarking on a week-long road trip with your dog, it's necessary to properly restrain and buckle up your dog in the car. Follow these four tips below to ensure that your dog is safe at all times on your next journey. For additional information on how to [...]

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How to Use the Snout About Strap (VIDEO)

The Snout About Strap is a gentle head halter that can be used for training purposes, while still keeping your dog comfortable and allowing him or her to eat, drink, and play. See how the Snout About Strap works and can be fitted to your dog in this video.Already own a Snout About Strap and [...]

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3 Steps to Buckle Up Your Dog in the Car

Did you know there is a correct way to buckle up your dog in the car? The first step is purchasing a crash tested harness, but the second step is understanding how to correctly strap your dog in for a roadtrip, using the harness.So what exactly is a crash tested harness? At Kurgo, our Enhanced [...]

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Why and How Positive Dog Training Works

There are many different tips and tricks when it comes to dog training — but did you know there are just two major training philosophies? All dog trainers follow one or the other of these two approaches, regardless of their specific techniques. The first is called positive-reinforcement training (sometimes known as rewards-based training) and the [...]

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Car Camping vs. Backpacking with Your Dog

Car camping or backpacking with your dog is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors while strengthening your bond with your canine companion. There’s nothing quite like spending a night under the stars after enjoying some hot chocolate and s’mores by the campfire. Traditionally, car camping is thought of as spending a night at a campground where you can [...]

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Dog-Friendly Hikes: Colorado

Just about every trail in Colorado is dog-friendly outside of Rocky National Park. Luckily, there is no shortage of great hikes in this western state known for its golden aspen trees, wildflowers, and multitude of accessible 14-foot peaks.EasySt. Mary’s Glacier (Idaho Springs) — This 1.5-mile hike, located just an hour from Denver packs a lot into its short distance. Ascend through [...]

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Tackling Your Dog's Car Anxiety

Your dog is your best friend, which means you want to bring him/her with you everywhere. But do you have one of those dogs that just doesn’t travel well in the car? Car sickness, excessive slobbering, barking or whining are common signs that your dog suffers from travel anxiety. Don’t worry, there are many [...]

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Gift Guide for the Dog Owner Who Runs

Click item to view product details page.K9 Running Belt: Equipped with two sliding leash clips for hands-free convenience. Also has a zippered pouch with a small portal for poop bag or headphone access, and a water bottle for hydration on the go. Springback Leash: Lightweight leash built for running weighs just over 3oz. Internal bungee eases pulling and [...]

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Gift Guide for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Click item to view product details page. Journey Harness: Active harness built for walking, hiking, running and beyond. Ascender Leash: Durable, waterproof leash that adjust into five different configurations.Mud Dog Shower: Shower your dog anywhere and at any time by using this portable dog shower.Loft Coat: Reversible, quilted jacket made from rugged MicrotomicTM ripstop material and 140 gsm Polytech fill. Water-resistant [...]

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