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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Advice

Ask a Vet: 5 Things you didn’t know about seasonal allergies for your dog

By: Dr. Seth Bishop, DVM

May 14, 2022 • 6 mins

After a pleasant spring day of admiring the cherry blossoms in Central Park, it is time for a good night’s rest. Your fluffy best friend jumps onto the base of the bed next to you. As you begin resting peacefully…

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Wellness

What to expect at a Wellness Appointment at the Vet?

By: Gabriela Medina Vázquez (Pre-Vet)

May 13, 2022 • 6 mins read time

What are wellness exams? Wellness exams in dogs are conducted by veterinary professionals and their purpose is to examine, diagnose, treat and practice preventive medicine.  Why are wellness appointments essential? Taking your dog to a wellness exam is an essential…

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Outings

Top 3 Dog Ice Cream Spots in NYC

By: Jamie Ruden

May 13, 2022 • 1 min

It’s a hot day, you’ve been hydrating but you need that extra burst of cold sweet flavor of mint chocolate chip, vanilla or strawberry ice cream. Maybe your dog would love that burst of deliciousness too? Well lucky for you,…

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Advice

Ask a Vet: Your Dog’s Surgery Day from Drop-off To Pick-Up

By: Ryan Fortier, DVM, Elite FFCP

May 12, 2022 • 6 mins read

Dropping your pet off for an anesthetic procedure is one of the most stressful parts of being a pet parent. It is normal to worry about your pet and wonder what they are experiencing at the veterinary clinic. At All…

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Advice

5 Best Ways to Introduce your Dog to a Toddler

By: Katya Lidsky

May 5, 2022 • 8 mins

Their hands are often sticky, they tend to wobble when they walk, and they scream, cry, and burst out laughing all within a span of five minutes. Toddlers are known for being mercurial, curious, and energetic, and perhaps nobody picks…

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Products

Top 5 Gifts for the Best Dog Mom

By: Jamie Ruden

April 26, 2022 • 4 mins

There’s Mother’s Day (for the human moms), there’s Valentine’s Day (celebration of love) and National Dog Mom Day, happening on May 14th, 2022. No matter what holiday it is, we created a list of items we guarantee any dog mom…

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Advice

NYC Dog Trainer shares 5 Tips for any NYC Dog

By: Tess Marty

April 20, 2022 • 5 mins

When living in a busy urban environment like NYC, it’s important that we are versed in all things dog before adding a member to our family! We talked to Tess Marty, a NYC dog trainer, and she’s going to be…

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Entertainment

Vets in the City with Dr. Anthony D. White II

By: Jamie Ruden

April 19, 2022 • 7 mins read

When searching for a Vet for your furry friend, it’s hard to really understand why your Vet became a Vet, what their specialities are, and their background. That’s why we have begun a series of interviewing local Vets in NYC….

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Entertainment

Vets in the City feat. Dr. Fortier of All Ears Veterinary

By: Jamie Ruden

April 14, 2022 • 7 mins read

When searching for a Vet for your furry friend, it’s hard to really understand why your Vet became a Vet, what their specialties are, and their background. That’s why we have begun a series of interviews of local Vets in…

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Wellness

Top 5 Tips on Reading a Dog Food Ingredients List

By: Nikki Giovanelli

April 7, 2022 • 7 mins

Sometimes reading a pet food label can feel like the most overwhelming thing in the world. The average pet parent often has limited knowledge of the “rules” that govern ingredient lists. And there are rules, lots of them. The Association…

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