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Events

Check out our past events and upcoming events below. Featuring our partners, giveaways and more. You definitely don’t want to miss out. (Please note: During COVID-19 all events will be held virtually)

Dog Treats Tasting Event with All Ears Vet

April 24, 2022

Dog Spotted hosted it's first ever dog treats tasting event at All Ears Vet. Vendors that attended included: Axel & Tia, Bonne et Filou and Holi. It was so much fun watching all the pups enjoy all the delicious treats. To see what happened at the event, click the link below.

IG Live: What to look for in a Groomer

March 16, 2022

Founder of The Bark Shoppe, Melissa, joined Dog Spotted founder, Jamie Ruden, to discuss the red and green flags when looking for a Groomer. ICYMI, click the link below to re-watch!

IG Live with @dogfriendlyliving_

February 24, 2022

Jacky Franco, founder of @dogfriendlyliving_ shares her tips to help navigate curbing the behavior of a jumpy dog.

IG Live with @teamtbm & @cunucudogrescue

February 22, 2022

We celebrated National Walking Day with Kara, founder of The Barking Meter, and Jane, founder of Cunucu Dog Rescue to discuss best practices to walk your dog safely on the chaotic streets of NYC.

IG Live with @dogfriendlyliving_

January 27, 2022

Most dog parents struggle with the tug of war of dog walking. Your pup sees another dog, a person, a plane, kid and they start pulling. How do we eradicate this behavior to help our dogs be safer and alleviate our shoulders? Jacky, founder, and dog lifestyle expert, of Dog Friendly Living provides actionable tips to eliminate this behavior. Check out the info below.

IG Live with @CalmCanineAcademy

January 20, 2022

Separation anxiety has become more prevalent with COVID-19. Everyone being inside 24/7 and getting that extra quality time with our dogs. Great for us and the dogs, but can be hard when we have plans outside and they can't come. Luckily, Karishma, of Calm Canine Academy has spelled it out for us dog parents on how to best help our furry friends when it comes to separation anxiety. Click the link below to watch the live!

IG Live with Dog Trainer, Serial Foster Mom and Rescue Advocate, Katya

December 14, 2021

Navigating the foster and adoption process is not an easy thing to do. But we had Katya break it down and the important work these rescues are doing to find the right home for every dog. She also has a great podcast talking about animals changing people's lives.

IG Live with @SeniorDogDoc

December 10, 2021

Our founder, Jamie Ruden, talked with Senior Dog Dogtor, Dr. Tarantino all things Senior Dogs. If you want to see a re-cap click the link below.

National Pitbull Awareness Month: IG Live with Second Chance Rescue and Noel Leon with her pup, Whitney Houston

October 13, 2021

Join us on October 27th at 7pm EST on IG Live to join us for a discussion debunking the myth of the adorable Pitbulls!

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest

October 13, 2021

Join Dog Spotted, Bachelor Alumni (Dustin Kendrick, Dr. Joe and more!), Dr. Austin of Bond Vet, for an afternoon of fun, a runway show of dogs in adorable costumes, and prizes. All while supporting a local dog rescue, Waldo's Rescue Pen! Strut your stuff with your dog in their costume for our celebrity judges to help raise money for Waldo’s Rescue Pen and the potential to win prizes! Date/Time Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 12pm - 3pm EST Location Tailgate Brooklyn 86 N 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Ask the Expert: Dog Walking Tips with Misunderstood Mutt

October 13, 2021

Ask the Expert: Dog Walking Tips Emily Fitzpatrick, Dog Trainer and founder of @misunderstoodmutt shares insight, tips and tricks on how to best walk your dog so both you and your pup are having fun! 🐶

IG Live with Catherine Dennig of Fursure

September 29, 2021

Do you have questions about Pet Insurance? Then you definitely don't want to miss the IG Live with Catherine Dennig from Fursure. Our founder, Jamie, with the assistance of her dog will ask questions and open the floor to dog parents to ask anything they may want to know!⁠

Walk 2 Miles 2 Save Lives Walk-A-Thon

August 28, 2021

Walk 2 Miles 2 Save Lives is a walk-a-thon event dedicated to fundraising for rescue organizations and shelters. Those that decide to participate in the walk will donate a fee to walk for rescues and will be encouraged to invite their dog lover friends to sponsor them along the way. There will be prizes for participants and Team Captains. The funds will be distributed accordingly between each dog rescue organization and raise awareness of the amazing work they do and the importance of adopting. Total raised: $5,411

IG Live with Dr. Liao | 4th of July Safety

July 2, 2021

Our founder, Jamie and her dog will be hosting an IG LIVE with Dr. Zonramliao to discuss best practices to keep your dogs safe during the 4th of July. What Happened During the Event: - Expert advice from an amazing Veterinarian - Live Q&A from the audience -Discussing the importance of Microchipping (you’ll find in our link in bio his article) - And a special giveaway that will be given to the winner of a Trivia Question from Dr.Liao’s, DVM company W Wellnergy Pets.

Virtual Movie Night

June 7, 2021

Date: June 16th @ 7pm EST Dog Spotted is hosting a virtual movie night where you can come together with the community by joining in a conversation via Slack and have fun from the comfort of your couch.

National Specially-Abled Pets Day

May 3, 2021

Dog Spotted invited famous specially-abled pups, a dog physical therapist, a special needs rescue and a non-profit supporting special need dog parents to alleviate the financial burden.

National Therapy Day

April 30, 2021

Dog Spotted celebrated National Therapy Animal Day by bringing Instagram Therapy Dogs and the Alliance of Therapy dogs to answer questions on how to best navigate the application process and where you and your dog can make an impact.

National Puppy Day

March 23, 2021

Dog Spotted celebrated National Puppy Day by inviting Alexis of Zen Dog Training to teach dog parents the importance of socialization and teaching our pups how to best cope with separation anxiety.

Ask the Expert: Website Launch Event

February 27, 2021

Dog Spotted launched their website with an Ask the Expert event to allow Spotters to connect with experts in the dog space.

Must Love Dogs: Valentine’s Day Brunch

February 14, 2021

Valentine's Day should be celebrated with dogs (a true love!) So we thought to invite Founder/Trainer from Calm Canine Academy, and Founder of Charmr App (Pet Parents Dating App), & a surprise guest! Plus, there will be giveaways throughout the event!

New Year, New You: Spot’s Challenge | Be the Dog Parent your Dog Deserves

January 11, 2021

Spot’s Challenge was a week-long set of activities, trainings, lessons and giveaways. The event taught participants how to best navigate leash pulling, teaching your dog to lick their own nose, what CBD treats should be used for, dental care practices for your dog, and how to bake a healthy treat for your pup with human ingredients that you as a dog parent can enjoy alongside your fur-child with a glass of wine. Partners: Jennifer's Dogs, Dope Dog, School for the Dogs, Small Dog Veterinary, Brody's Barkery and Weekly W(h)ine

Howl-iday Market 2020

December 14, 2020

Our Howl-iday Market featured dog products and services that included the below vendors and allowed people to connect, learn and receive exclusive discounts. Bond Vet, Bonne et Filou, Hugo Coffee Roasters, Weekly W(h)ine, Pupford, Noble Friends, The Dog Behaviorist, Andrea Caceres, West Coast Wag, Floof Club, Hello Larry Designs, Kate B. Design Co., Jonathan's Journal, Woofcessories, RifRuf, AWOO, Bitch New York, Cheddar Wraps, Maxine Avenue, Mimi Green Dog, Modern Companion, Mr. Dog NY, Shed Defender, Stitches & Sass, Woofy Now, Ava's Pet Place, Drooling Monsters, Buzzn, Grounds and Hounds, Jinx, and Pet Plate.

Yappy Hour | Friendsgiving

November 19, 2020

This event brought together dog parents to help best include their fur-baby in the Thanksgiving festivities by introducing them to Holi Chow and Chippin' great food toppers and treats.

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LinkedIn

Our private, expert space. All types of dog experts (from anywhere in the world!) are encouraged to join the Dogspotted Professional community group. Share with and learn from your peers. Scheduled discussions paired with informal dialogues support growth and continued field exploration.

  • Private field expert community
  • Network with peers
  • Share best practices
  • Collaborate on projects
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Instagram / Facebook

For fast access to content you crave. Featuring best practices, products, and lots of cute dogs, Dogspotted on Instagram is your curated feed on pup parenthood. Follow these pages for insights on local dog products and services in NY.

  • For all dog lovers, experts, and parents
  • Sharable content for you and your people
  • Fun posts filled with best practices and advice from the experts
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Pinterest

Expert advice for dog moms, find a rescue dog in NYC, supporting small businesses in the dog space with exclusive discount codes!

  • Guiding you through Dog Parenthood
  • Tips, Tricks, and FAQ's
  • Come hang out with Dog Spotted's favorite pooches!
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NY Community Facebook Group

Local dog parents and experts come together at the Dogspotted community page for New Yorkers. Connect on your favorite spots to pamper your pup. The Dogspotted community of NY is your space to connect with dog families and field experts. Questions and advice are asked and offered as we all navigate the best options and experiences for our dogs.

  • For NY dog parents and experts
  • Share favorite shops and spots in the city
  • Gain access to insider information on all things dogs, events, products, and services
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E-Newsletter

Get your Dogspotted content directly in your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter! The Newsletter dives into community stories, advice, and includes discounts on partnered programs and products!

  • For all dog lovers, experts, and parents
  • Exclusive partner promotions
  • Direct to your inbox advice from the experts and stories from our community
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Dog Ambassadors

"Spot’s Squad"

This is our team of ulti-mutt dog lovers that want to spread the word of Dog Spotted. They are committed to the mission of educating Spotters on how to best be the dog parents our dogs want us to be. There are great perks and a great community to join. If interested, click here to learn more and see if you’re a fit for Spot’s Squad.