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Kurgo Dog Blog

8 Tips for Summer Travel With Your Dog

Summer vacation and opportunities to travel often go hand in hand. Our dogs want to be with us, and we love to bring them along on vacation when we can. To ensure that you both have a wonderful time, some advanced planning can make a significant difference. You want to be sure you both get to relax [...]

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Tips For Creating a Dog-Friendly Office

Here at Kurgo, dogs are part of the team. Given our industry, it was a natural fit to welcome our four-legged companions to the office. That's not to say that we didn't put considerable time and thought into creating a dog-friendly office that would work best for all. Multiple studies point to the many benefits of [...]

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7 Great Dog Dads

Father's Day isn't just for parents of humans! If you're a dog dad, it's your special day too! It takes a special breed to parent a pup. Caring for a dog takes love, devotion, and patience. It means walking your dog rain or shine, picking up (lots of) poop, keeping her safe, and so much more. We found 7 [...]

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10 Best Summer Vacations For Dogs

Summer is upon us, and if you haven’t yet gotten around to planning your dog-friendly vacation this summer, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Read on to find out some of our favorite picks for a dog-friendly vacation across the United States and in Canada.Pacific NorthwestOregon CoastThe Oregon coastline—all 363 miles of it—is completely open and accessible to the public, thanks [...]

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Training Your Dog to Ride in the Car: Foolproof Steps

Are you planning your summer vacation and planning to take your dog along? You are not alone - over 88% of people plan to bring their dog on vacation this summer and most are doing it in their car, according to a recent Kurgo survey. But do you have a dog that doesn't love the [...]

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Dog-Friendly Hikes: Northern California

Far away from any large cities (it’s a four-hour drive to San Francisco), northern California offers an abundance of spectacular hikes with fewer crowds, swimming holes aplenty, and pristine wilderness. Here are some of our favorite dog-friendly hikes. Tell us yours in the comments below! Make sure you are prepared for hiking by checking our  hiking with dogs [...]

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4 Steps To A Clean Car

At Kurgo, we consider dogs to be part of the family and we know you love having them come along on every adventure. Often times these outings involve mud, sand, or water and before you know it your car is filthy. We've put together 4 tips to help keep your car clean so you can [...]

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5 Dog Moms We Love

In honor of Mother’s Day, we connected with a few of our favorite Instagram friends who exemplify the Kurgo mission of getting out and enjoying life together with your dog. They are true adventurers who love spending time hiking, running, and walking with their dogs. We asked them to share a bit about what makes their relationship with their [...]

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5 Dogs Who Love to Get Muddy

For many dogs, the freedom to get filthy is totally invigorating. After all, rolling around in the wet squishy mud all day long is like a trip to the dog spa. We found 5 dogs who dig getting dirty and we asked their owners a bit about their obsession with mud. While many dog owners dread these muddy [...]

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​How to Conquer Mud & Messes in the Car

Let’s face it, dogs are messy. Whether it's mud, snow, sand, or any other type of dirt – they love to roll around in it and we then need to clean it up. Follow these easy steps for how to conquer mud and messes in the car. Cover Your SeatThe first step to conquering mud and messes [...]

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