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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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…

Wellness

FAQ: Why Should you Microchip your Dog?

By: Dr. Zonram Liao, DVM

June 30, 2021 • 7 mins read

I often get this question as to the importance of microchipping their dog. It is SO important, especially on holidays where unexpected sounds that may scare your dog like Fourth of July as it significantly increases your chances of finding…

Wellness

Managing Your Dog’s Anxiety on July 4th

The Fourth of July is a great holiday to spend time with friends and family. Enjoy some BBQ and treats covered in red, white, and blue. But of course, the part of the night we all look forward to are…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: My Guy is a Shy Puppy

By: Hannah Richter

June 26, 2021 • 5 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 woof@dogspotted.com!

Advice

Why Does My Dog Cry?

By: Sydney Pokard

June 23, 2021 • 3 mins read

Have you ever wondered why your dog cries? This crying, which is more appropriately termed whimpering or whining, is your dog’s way of communicating many different things. There is no exact canine behavior that translates to the type of crying…

Advice

How to Register your Dog to Become a Therapy Dog

By: Warren Austin

June 16, 2021 • 8 mins read

If you’re anything like me, there are some days that you can’t imagine getting through without your dog. The type of emotional connection and support dogs can give you wordlessly can’t be matched. That’s why therapy dogs can be so…

Outings

New City? No Problem! How to Help Your Dog Adjust

By: Kaylee Weeks

June 15, 2021 • 6 mins read

Moving cities can be fun and an opportunity for new adventure, but a lot of us are creatures of habit (our dogs included) and moving can come along with stress! How can you bring your pup along for the adventure…

Advice

An Unexpected Reason Your Dog May Experience Anxiety

By: Heidi Walker

June 9, 2021 • 4 mins read

Is displaying fearful or nervous behaviors? Are you unsure if something happened to cause your dog to behave in such a manner? Or maybe you’re thinking to yourself “why does my dog have bad anxiety?” Well, don’t worry. There are…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: My Dog is Fearful of her Harness

By: Hannah Richter

May 24, 2021 • 5 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 woof@dogspotted.com!

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: How do I Best Travel with a Dog?

By: Hannah Richter

May 24, 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 woof@dogspotted.com!

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