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 Trainer: The Importance of having a Hierarchy of Treats

By: Tess Marty

May 18, 2022 • 4 mins

Dog training can be frustrating, especially when you have a dog who isn’t incredibly treat-motivated! Trainers tell you to use their dinner as training rewards, but your picky eater just isn’t interested enough. We’re here to tell you about the…

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Advice

How to Train your Dog to go in their Travel Bag (and love it!)

By: Tess Marty

February 9, 2022 • 4 mins read

As obsessed dog parents, we want to take our dogs everywhere with us. But how can we make the process smooth? For little kids, a bribe of a new toy may do the trick. For dogs, it’s not that easy……

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Products

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

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…

Wellness

Doggy Dental Care: 7 Most FAQ’s

By: Kelly Kantrowitz

November 29, 2021 • 6 mins read

Just like us humans, dogs need to have a healthy dental care routine. Why is it important? And what happens if you ignore brushing your dog’s teeth? Whether you’ve never stopped to think about canine oral care or you’ve attempted…

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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 [email protected]!

Entertainment

3 Tips for Taking Professional Dog Portraits with Any Camera

By: Haven McConkey

September 5, 2021 • 8 mins read

If you are anything like me, your camera roll is filled with daily snaps of your dog. While these candid photos are often funny or sentimental, sometimes you want to take a more professional portrait of that you can proudly…

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