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

By: Amy Bowman, DVM

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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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…

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Perks of Adopting a Dog: Free Services and Discounted Offerings from Vets in NYC

By: Jamie Ruden

December 9, 2021 • 7 mins read

Bringing home a dog is a big responsibility. Rescues take finding the right home for their adoptables very seriously and they want to ensure that these dogs are with the right family. But their support doesn’t stop there! There are…

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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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Boots for Dogs: Trendy or Practical?

By: Kaylee Weeks

July 19, 2021 • 6 mins read

Have you ever walked on hot pavement or snow barefoot? It hurts! Now imagine what it must be like for your dog when they go on walks. Dogs don’t have the option to slip on those comfy tennis shoes or…

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Top 5 NYC Dog Trainers That We Know and Love (Plus, discount codes!)

By: Jamie Ruden

April 26, 2021 • 4 mins read

Whether you’ve just adopted a new friend or you’re experiencing some unruly behavior, you may be curious about who to call. It’s not ghostbusters… Dog Trainers! Luckily in a big city there are many options. We’ve listed 5 trainers we…

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Trainer Edition: 8 Essential Items to Shop for Before Your Puppy Comes Home

By: Hannah Richter

March 22, 2021 • 6 mins read

I often am asked, “what should I do before my puppy arrives?”  Setting up your puppy’s new home prior to their arrival provides them a space of their own. Creating boundaries and a puppy area is important as setting the…

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