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Kurgo Dog Blog

5 Steps to Stop Your Dog from Barking in the Car

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

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Meet the Designer: Inside the K9 Rucksack Kickstarter Project

Put what you’re doing on hold because we’re pretty sure you’re going to be giddy with excitement when you hear what our top design dogs are 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 on Kickstarter. Our new K9 Rucksack is a [...]

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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 and beautiful, but certainly has its challenges. A few months ago while out with my two dogs, one of them suffered an awful injury. I hope that by sharing this story and additional safety tips, you will be prepared for [...]

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7 Tips for Winter Running with your Dog

I have a love hate relationship with running in the winter. Temperatures in the south are typically bearable; however, by the time I’m ready to run, the sun is down. Most of the time, temperatures are between 30-50℉; however, there are occasional warm spells with spring-like temperatures. Additionally, at least once a winter season, we get a bit of mixed [...]

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Meet 6 Pups Who Will Have Admirers Swiping Right

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 [...]

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Trail Tested: Why Your Dog Needs Shoes

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

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

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.West Lebanon Feed & Supply, based in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, opened its doors in 1926, expanding substantially to a new retail and animal [...]

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Places to Ski with Your Dog

Cross country skiing is one of the easiest winter activities to do with your dog. If you can walk, you can cross country ski – all you need is a pair of skis and a bit of dog-friendly groomed trail!Here are some of our favorite resorts offering dog-friendly cross country skiing:Bear Notch Ski Touring Center [...]

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Inside Kurgo: 5 Things I’ve Learned as CEO

Gordie Spater, CEO of Kurgo, a leading pet products designer based in Salisbury, MA1. Always build in a “Fudge Factor”I am by nature an optimistic person so I am always certain it can be done tomorrow for free. I have found even after careful planning for all eventualities something always crops up. For example, our products are triple-quoted with our factories [...]

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Winter’s Next-Best Adventure: Skijoring with Your Dog

Is there anything worse than cabin fever with an energetic dog? Many of us love staying active all year long with our dogs but we struggle with how to do so in cold weather. Winter’s next-best adventure may just come in the form of an activity you don’t even know about yet: skijoring. If you love to be outside [...]

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