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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Dear Mary Puppins, My Dog is Eating Sh*t, What Do I Do?

By: Tess Marty

January 27, 2022 •

Tess Marty (aka Mary Puppins) is an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator in the process of getting her CPDT-K, you can find her on Instagram at @Dog_Trainer_Tess in NYC. If you have something you want to ask Mary Puppins be sure…

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Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: Building Confidence and Trust with a Fearful Dog (step-by-step guide)

By: Erica Salinas, CCPDT-KA

January 26, 2022 • 9 mins read

Erica Salinas (aka Mary Puppins) is a certified dog trainer and owner of Salinas K9 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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As Told By a Vet: The Best Dog Bowls for your Dog

By: Stephanie Austin, DVM

January 20, 2022 • 8 mins read

People don’t often think about dog bowls. They’re sitting there quietly, minding their own business. But if you were to take a microscope to the party of bacteria that is happening, you’d realize that those bowls aren’t quiet at all…

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Wellness

2 Simple Steps to Take Care of Your Dog’s Ears at Home

By: Amy Bowman, VMD

January 12, 2022 • 5 mins read

Keeping ’s skin and coat healthy is an important part of dog care maintenance. Did you know that the lining of the ear canal is an extension of ’s skin?  Any condition that affects your dog’s skin, such as food…

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Entertainment

Vets in the City feat. Dr. Dan of ABC Animal Hospital

By: Jamie Ruden

January 12, 2022 • 6 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 interviewing local Vets in NYC….

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Paw-renthood

5 Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Labrador Retriever (Bonus tip at the end!)

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

December 27, 2021 • 6 mins read

Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. With their friendly personalities and quick to learn training ability, these pups make wonderful companions for so many people! They are also frequently used as working…

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Dog Spotted Review of Pupford Training Academy

By: Jamie Ruden

December 16, 2021 • 6 mins read

As most dog moms and dads, we want our fur-children to behave well in public. I think what can be difficult is understanding training your dog is not just about your dog, it’s about YOU (the dog parent) committing and…

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…

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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…

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