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Winter Hiking - Be Safe & Be Prepared

Hiking with your dog in the winter is rewarding and beautiful, but certainly has its challenges. A few months ago while out with my two dogs, one of them suffered an awful injury. I hope that by sharing this story and additional safety tips, you will be prepared for any emergency that may arise while hiking with your dog.On [...]

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Vaccinations for Your Dog: Where to Begin

You've adopted the greatest dog. He loves to walk, loves to snuggle, and he is already house trained. Now how are you going to keep this sweet little fuzz face healthy? Vaccines are an essential component of a preventive veterinary health care program. They are the single best way to keep your dog healthy and [...]

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How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Everyone perks up at the idea of playing with a dog, but being a pet owner is not as simple as it may seem. Regardless of whether you have a dog, a cat, or a fish as a companion, you have taken on the responsibility of another life. And while, yes, some may require less attention than others, [...]

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How to Install the Kurgo Bench Seat Cover

Need car seat protection from wet, muddy dogs or dog hair but don't know where to start? Check out the Kurgo Bench Seat Cover. With a near-universal fit, this car seat cover fits most vehicles with ease! Watch the video below to learn how to install.

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Health Topics: The Benefits of Spaying/Neutering Your Dog

We all know that spaying (removing the uterus and ovaries) and neutering (removing the testicles) prevents unwanted pregnancies in animals. It is our responsibility as pet owners to avoid over-population from unplanned litters. But did you also know that there are other huge medical and behavioral benefits that make spaying or neutering the best choice for your dog? Here, we [...]

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Dog-Friendly Hikes: Washington State

Photo Credit: YouDidWhatWithYourWiener.com With the Cascade and Olympic Mountain Ranges, there is no shortage of mind-blowingly beautiful hikes in Washington State with some of the best views in the country. Many hikes in the state require a NW Forest Pass , which you can purchase for $5 per day or get an annual pass for $30. State Parks require a Discover [...]

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5 Tips for Training Your Puppy Not to Bite

Puppies like to bite, and WOW, their sharp little teeth can hurt! Dogs use their mouths for playing, eating, and exploring, and young puppies haven’t quite learned how much pressure is too much to use with humans. It’s important to understand why puppies bite, and to never harm your puppy, reprimand him, or make him afraid of doing what comes [...]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Bringing a New Dog Home

Picture this: You’re out for a stroll on a gorgeous day, and suddenly, an adorable puppy is bounding towards you. You pet him, you tell him how cute he is, and you think to yourself, “I should get a puppy.” We’re all guilty of this – if you say you’re not, I don’t believe you. However, whether you’re planning [...]

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Essential Gear for Traveling with Your Pup this Winter

Whether you’re going hiking for a day or taking a week-long vacation this winter, make sure you’re prepared no matter what comes your way. There are a few essential pieces of gear you should always have when traveling with your dog. And while you may deem some of them unnecessary for shorter trips, it is always best to plan [...]

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The Kurgo Impact Dog Car Harness

Do you wear a seat belt? Do your kids wear a seat belt? Well, your dog should wear a seat belt too! A crash-tested dog car harness is the best way to ensure your pup's safety, no matter the length of the car ride! Learn how our Impact Dog Car Harness works in the video below. [...]

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