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Why You Need to Restrain Your Dog in the Car

When we get into our cars, we buckle our seat belts without a thought. Do we do the same for our dogs?Kurgo began designing dog...
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5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Harness

So, who really needs a dog harness anyway? As the dog travel and adventure experts, we get asked this question often and our answer is...
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3 Steps to Buckle Up Your Dog in the Car

Did you know there is a correct way to buckle up your dog in the car? The first step is purchasing a crash tested harness,...
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Top Tips for Hiking with your Dog

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated.If your dog could describe her dream day, it might include endless sniffing...
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Places to Ski with Your Dog

Cross country skiing is one of the easiest winter activities to do with your dog. If you can walk, you can cross country ski –...
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Trail Tested: Kurgo G-Train Backpack

This review is from Kurgo Ambassador Ella Lobdell of @gusandtug_frenchiesAs a small dog owner, you may wonder if your best friend can safely join you...
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5 Benefits of a Dog Backpack

Does your pup have a dog backpack? If not, you and your dog may both be missing out on one of the most useful dog...
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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...
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Dog Hiking Checklist

Here at Kurgo, we love exploring the outdoors with our dogs. Hiking is a great way to get some exercise and discover a new area...
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Car Camping vs. Backpacking with Your Dog

Car camping or backpacking with your dog is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors while strengthening your bond with your canine companion. There’s...
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Tackling Your Dog's Car Anxiety

Your dog is your best friend, which means you want to bring him/her with you everywhere. But do you have one of those dogs that...
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Tips for Camping with Canines

For those who love to bring their dogs everywhere with them, camping is the perfect summertime getaway! With endless options for adventure - hiking, swimming,...
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10 Questions to Ask Before Getting a New Dog

Photo by @palmettomoonointersPicture this: You’re out for a stroll on a gorgeous day, and suddenly, an adorable puppy is bounding towards you. You pet him,...
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Places to Ski with Your Dog

Cross country skiing is one of the easiest winter activities to do with your dog. If you can walk, you can cross country ski – all...
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Tips & Tricks for Skiing with Your Dog

There are few things better than getting out and experiencing nature with your dog by your side. Don’t let that fun end when the winter...
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How to Keep Your Dog Entertained in the Car

Holidays are the busiest travel time of the year with car trips – whether it’s to Grandma’s house or to meet up with friends. If...
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Running with Your Dog - Tips & a Training Plan

Dogs can be great running companions – they can get you up early every morning and they can challenge you to do your best. We...
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Dog Car Seat Cover Buying Guide

Traveling with your dog is a blast, but the cleanup? Not so much. Even the most well trained dogs can’t help getting pretty dirty from...
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Dog Car Seat Cover Infographic

Should you buy a car seat cover for your vehicle? They do a lot more than just protect your seats from muddy pups, they can...
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How to Fit a Dog Harness

People always ask us how to find and fit the perfect harness for their dog. We know it can be tricky with all of the...
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5 Reasons Your Pup Needs a Dog Backpack

Do you have a  dog backpack for your furry friend? If not, you may be missing out on one of the most useful tools for...
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Lyme Disease and Tick Prevention

 

Lyme Disease Lyme disease is caused by infection with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria are transmitted to animals and humans by ticks. Lyme...

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