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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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 housetraining 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 jamie@dogspotted.com!

Entertainment

5 Underrated Apartment-Friendly Dog Breeds

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

September 9, 2021 • 5 mins read

Enjoying city life? Is your apartment smaller than a walk-in closet? When it comes to housing a pooch in an apartment, size does matter. Long legs and giant paws don’t typically thrive in tiny living spaces. Even with cramped quarters,…

Entertainment

4 Things to Know Before Adopting a Yorkie

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

September 9, 2021 • 5 minutes

There’s no denying that Yorkies are beautiful dogs with their soft and silky coats, causing them to be one of the most adorable small dog breeds. Which in part is what makes them so popular. They’re known as being purse…

Outings

8 Restaurants in NYC That Offer Special Dog Menus

By: Sheila Joseph

September 5, 2021 • 6 mins read

Ah, New York! What a great place to be a doggy parent in. From parks to pools, the Staten Island Ferry to Coney Island, spas where your furbaby can get a reiki massage to restaurants and cafes, there are tons…

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…

Entertainment

What is SNARR Northeast Rescue and Rehabilitation?

By: Lauren Ferrara

August 6, 2021 • 4 mins read

SNARR Northeast stands for Special Needs Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation. We are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit and rely solely on donations and volunteers. We were founded in 2011 by Courtney Bellew and this will be our 10th year saving dogs…

Outings

A Beginner’s Guide To Backpacking With Your Dog

By: Taylor Ritz

August 5, 2021 • 8 mins read

Backpacking with dogs that thrive in the outdoors can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Taking the first steps to introduce to backpacking can seem daunting, but I can help you get there. During October of 2018, my dog, Dobby and…

Outings

Dog-friendly Beaches in and Around New York

By: Sheila Joseph

August 4, 2021 • 8 mins read

New York may be the greatest city in the world but it’s always nice to get away from the hustle and bustle. What better escape is there than spending a fun day at the beach with ? If your doggo…

Entertainment

5 Awesome Reasons to Get a Dog

By: Sheila Joseph

August 3, 2021 • 6 mins read

As I sit here with my girl Luna’s head on my lap making it impossible to type, and my boy Jack catching a snooze not more than a foot away, I can’t help but wonder what life would be like…

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