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Kurgo Dog Blog

The Dog Race Database: Fitness and Fun Together

Are you interested in running a race with your dog but aren’t sure where to find one? Bethany Merillat is a health researcher who spent over six months identifying races that welcome dogs and the result was a searchable database to help people find events near them. You can search by state or zip code to locate races.  Merillat continues to [...]

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Agility: Building Your Foundation

Editor’s note:  At Kurgo, we're all about helping you get out and enjoy the world together with your dog. Agility is something anyone can learn and can be a great way to bond with your four-legged friend! This is our third and final post on this topic. Check out our posts on 4 Reasons Agility is [...]

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6 Necessities Your Dog Shouldn't Hike Without

Editor's note: This post was originally published on July 26, 2017Hiking with your dog is fun and rewarding, but there are a few essentials to keep in mind before getting that tail on the trail! Before you head out, do your research. Make sure the area you're traveling to allows dogs and find out what [...]

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​5 Ways to Prepare to Fly Fish with Your Dog

Fly fishing is a wonderful way to get outside and enjoy a day on the river with your pup. You get the combination of nature, some relaxation, and the chance for your pup to play in the water! It isn’t always an easy trip to plan, so we wanted to give you a few helpful tips that will [...]

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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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