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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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…

Paw-renthood

Can All Dogs Naturally Swim?

By: Kelly Kantrowitz

May 10, 2021 • 5 mins read

Does have a rebarkable love for running towards any body of water in sight? Does have a proclivity for making appaws-worthy dives into the lake by your home? Or, have you noticed your favorite tail-wagger bolts away from water as…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: My dog won’t stop pulling!

By: Jennifer Brand

April 26, 2021 • 5 mins read

Jennifer Brand (aka Mary Puppins) is a dog trainer and founder of Jennifer’s Dogs in NYC. If you have something you want to ask Mary Puppins be sure to email us at woof@dogspotted.com!

Wellness

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…

Advice

How to Find the Perfect Dog Walker

By: Kelly Kantrowitz

April 22, 2021 • 7 mins read

It’s not about where you walk, it’s about the soft pitter-patter of your pup’s paws as they stroll joyfully through the neighborhood. Every pooch requires daily exercise in order to maintain their mental and physical well-being. If we’re being realistic,…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: My Dog is Ruining Zoom Meetings

By: Hannah Richter

April 8, 2021 • 6 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: My Puppy is a Night Owl!

By: Hannah Richter

April 6, 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!

Wellness

The DOGtor is in… The FAQ’s of Dog Shedding

By: Sydney Pokard

March 15, 2021 • 6 mins read

Shedding is a hairy situation that can cover your clothes, couch, bed, and everything in between. But not all dogs shed! I’m here to debunk those myths by answering the most frequently asked questions.

Advice

As Told by Brett the Vet: 9 Ways to Vet your Vet

By: Brett Shorenstein

March 8, 2021 • 7 mins read

The truth is that many people just choose a veterinarian or animal hospital by who’s in the neighborhood—are they close by? Can they see my pet soon? But it’s important to do a little research before choosing a veterinarian! Luckily,…

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