The Doggie Bowl

Discover advice and tips from experts on how to be the best dog mom or dad to your furry best friend Your Dog! We even have stories from dog parents like you and fun ways to celebrate our pooches. Search by category or tags to find the best content for you.

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Wellness

Why does my Veterinarian cost so much?

By: Sydney Pokard

November 27, 2021 • 6 mins read

This common question is one that I get asked by my clients on a weekly basis. First off, please know that veterinarians are not in it for the money. This is a common misconception and is detrimental to the mental…

Paw-renthood

9 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

By: Sheila Joseph

November 23, 2021 • 6 mins read

Dachshunds are freaking ADORABLE and they know it! Nicknamed the “Weiner” or “Sausage” dog, these cuties may be tiny but they pack a ton of punch. They were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers which is why they still…

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Lucy’s Favorite Things | Holiday Edition

By: Jamie Ruden

November 19, 2021 • 5 mins read

Finding the right gift for anyone special in your life can be a difficult task. But we find the hardest is for our furry friends. That’s why we asked our in-house pup, Lucy, to curate a list of her favorite…

Entertainment

Do Dogs Smile?

By: Heidi Walker

November 16, 2021 • 4 mins read

Do you ever catch a glance at and wonder if they’re smiling at you – or maybe at the food you have in your hand? You may wonder if there’s something behind their grin or if it’s just them panting…

Paw-renthood

8 Things to Know Before Adopting a Border Collie

By: Sheila Joseph

November 10, 2021 • 5 mins read

Thinking of bringing home a dog? Yay, you! While the idea of adopting one is exciting, it can also be confusing given the number of breeds and personalities there are out there. Speaking of different breeds, people seem to absolutely…

Advice

How can I help my fearful dog?

By: Kaylee Gates

October 27, 2021 • 4 mins read

When a dog displays fear, it can be scary or worrisome for any pet parent. Fear is often noticeable when a dog encounters what is referred to as a fear trigger. A trigger can be a person, place, or thing…

Paw-renthood

Dog Walker Advice: 3 Ways to Handle Seasonal Changes for your Dog

By: Allison Motz

October 16, 2021 • 4 mins read

Professional dog walking is one of the best jobs I’ve ever had. I absolutely love setting my own schedule, being outside, and getting to spend my days with dogs of all shapes and sizes. Most mornings, I wake up happy…

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A list to keep: 5 Dog Friendly Plants and 5 Not So Dog Friendly Plants

By: Debbie Neese

September 15, 2021 • 6 mins read

We’re all enjoying the fresh air outside and want to take a little of it with us home by bringing indoor plants into our space. It helps rejuvenate, destress us, and recycles the air we breathe. Our plant babies are…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: We’re having some house training problems

By: Hannah Richter

September 12, 2021 • 4 mins read

Hannah Richter (aka Mary Puppins) is a certified dog trainer and current instructor at Andrea Arden Dog Training in NYC. If you have something you want to ask Mary Puppins be sure to email us at jamie@dogspotted.com!

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