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Kurgo Dog Blog

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated in the Heat

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

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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 you want 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

Editor's note: This post was originally published in July 2015.In the warmer months, people and dogs alike are spending more time outdoors. Humans and their furry companions spend a lot of that outdoor time in or around the water. It's a great way to cool off on a steamy day, and water play is excellent [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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4 Reasons Agility is Amazing

Photo credits: @endeavorsofegoAgility – it’s a term that most people associate with flexibility and 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 a canine-focused recreational activity in which a handler (that’s you!) and their dog (your furry friend) navigate an [...]

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Living The Van Life With Dogs

Hi there! We’re Jayme and John from Gnomad Home, and for the past year we’ve been living the #vanlife in a self-converted camper van with our two dogs (we just recently lost our amazing dog, Crow, who lived to be 17, so for a long time we lived with three dogs!).What’s that you say? You [...]

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5 Labs Who Love Water

Labrador Retrievers are among the most popular family dogs and it's no secret why. They make great companions, generally have a good disposition, and are always up for a great adventure. Did you know that they were originally bred to fetch game from the water? This explains why so many of them love to swim [...]

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