A Trek through the Land Guarded By Dogs
Posted by Kaitlyn Manktelow on 10th July 2017
Our slogan at Kurgo is ‘Go Together’, and that is exactly what our adventurous friends at Rough on the Road have been doing! Jessica, Greg and their 9-month-old German Shepherd, Moxie documented their hike in Guatemala along the San Pedro Volcano, also known as the “land guarded by dogs”. Located in Northern Guatemala, this nickname stems from when villagers used to grow corn and beans. As a way to protect their livelihood from the animals on top of the mountain, they would place dogs between the crops and the mountain to help guard the harvest. See the details of their excursion in the below documentary.
Draco the Border Collie loves exploring with his dog mom Kristina in Florida. We caught up with these Kurgo Ambassadors and asked them their favorite tips, tricks, and places they'd like to go.
We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on small animal vaccinations? Can you over vaccinate?" Read her response below! Vaccinations are an important topic to address for every pet that I see. The diseases for which we vaccinate can cause severe sickness or death in cats and dogs (rabies is also fatal [...]
It often seems that our dogs can sense our moods. Have you ever felt upset, and then looked down to find that your dog has run over to you? Recent research has delved into the nature of this bond. Are dogs responding to our feelings, our body language, or something else? Read on to find [...]