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Kurgo Dog Blog

Holiday Hazards for Dogs

Photo credits: @adventures_with_rileySetting up for and celebrating the holidays with friends, family, and our pets, of course, is fun and festive. For those of us with pets, however, we may not realize that some of our decorations and celebrations can cause harm to our animals. From Christmas trees to holiday plants and cookies and treats within easy access to curious [...]

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Trail Tested: 5 Dogs Who Love the Kurgo Loft Jacket

We have a confession to make. When our co-founder Gordie’s dog was six, he spent a cold night outside in Vermont in early March. For those who don’t know, it’s more like “In like a lion, out like a lion” up there in late winter. Fortunately, the temperatures did not dip too low, but it was still very [...]

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How to Ensure the Perfect Fit For Dog Coats & Harnesses

Your Kurgo package arrives on a brisk November afternoon and you're very excited and eager to try out your dog's new coat on your daily walk together. The only problem? The coat is so snug that it would be a better fit for your neighbor's cat. Nothing is worse than when your enthusiasm immediately fades [...]

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Kurgo's Holiday Gift Guides for Dogs

As the holidays approach, dog enthusiasts everywhere are in search of the perfect gift for their adventuring furry friends. After all, dogs are part of the family, and we want to find a special way to celebrate them too. Here at Kurgo, we are dedicated to creating products that allow you and your dog to [...]

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Trail Tested: Kurgo G-Train Backpack

This review is from Kurgo Ambassador Ella Lobdell of @gusandtug_frenchiesAs a small dog owner, you may wonder if your best friend can safely join you on long hikes, walks, and extended adventures. You may think that small breeds are solely lap dogs, and not capable of the same athletic abilities of larger dogs but you are wrong! [...]

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Thankful for our Dogs: 6 Touching Tales

With the holidays upon us, it's time to connect with friends and family and show our love and appreciation for one another. It's also a great time to pause and celebrate how grateful we are for our canine companions.  We are thankful for all of the outdoor adventures and road trips we've enjoyed with them [...]

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A Guide to Thanksgiving Leftovers for Dogs

Most furry friends we know will be hoping for an invitation to the table for the Thanksgiving Day eat-a-thon. Who can blame them? With all the delicious aromas wafting out of the kitchen, they will be eagerly awaiting something to drop on the floor or better yet to end up in their bowl. It’s easy to understand why turkey with [...]

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Essential Winter Gear for Dog Travel

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated.Whether you’re going hiking for a day or taking a week-long vacation this winter, make sure you’re prepared no matter what comes your way. There are a few essential pieces of gear you should always have when traveling with your dog. And while [...]

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Dog-Friendly Hikes: South Carolina

Known for its Palmetto trees, Spanish moss lined walkways, and sandy beaches, South Carolina’s hiking trails are definitely a well-kept secret! If mossy lined trails leading to breathtaking waterfalls, views of dense green rolling mountains, or clear blue lake views are your ideal destinations, South Carolina’s trails are definitely worth the hike! Even better yet, you’ll have a hard time [...]

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Dog-Friendly Hikes: North Carolina

Home of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas certainly do not lack incredible views! With easy access to thousands of trail miles off of the Blue Ridge Parkway (a 469 mile scenic drive), North Carolina is a mecca for hiking with your dog all year round.Above: Hawksbill Mountain, Linville GorgeBest Winter Hike:Roan Mountain: Carver’s Gap- Appalachian Trail- If [...]

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