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Kurgo Dog Blog

4 DIY Healthy Dog Treat Recipes

We’ve got a confession to make: even some of the Kurgo office dogs put on a few extra pounds from indulgent eating during the holiday season. The good news? New Year’s always brings a resurgence of healthy eating habits, and dogs can benefit from these changes too! A few years ago, when we were compiling our Holiday Cookbook for Dogs, [...]

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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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New Year's Resolutions from the Kurgo Dogs

Have you ever had a heart-to-heart with your dog about self-improvement? New Year, new you, right? While the Kurgo office dogs are key to keeping this place running, sometimes they misbehave too. Occasionally we catch someone rummaging through the trash, hoping they’ve struck gold in the form of to someone’s leftover sandwich. It’s also not uncommon to have to [...]

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6 Tips for Easy Holiday Travel with your Dog

There’s a secret a lot of people don’t know about our co-founder Gordie’s dog, Baxter. He absolutely hates riding in the car. He nervously shakes almost every time he gets into the car, and his family works hard to calm him down on longer road trips to make travel more relaxing for him. The holidays can be extra tough as [...]

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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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