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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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!

Paw-renthood

Should I Share my Bed with my Dog?

By: Jamie

September 1, 2021 • 3 mins read

When growing up, I never really thought about whether it was a good idea or not to sleep in the same bed as my 6lb maltese. He was like my stuffed animals, only cuter and warmer (although he had a…

Paw-renthood

Are Pit Bulls Really Dangerous?

By: Rebecca West

July 15, 2021 • 6 mins read

My cousin had the sweetest Pitbull in the world. She was a bundle of joy, always happy to sit on your lap for a quick nap, and only sometimes ate the barbie dolls we would bring over. Later in life,…

Paw-renthood

Is Your Dog Ready For A Dog Sibling?

By: Nicole Vento

July 7, 2021 • 9 mins

One of the more unforeseen symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic was the doggie fever that struck millions of people across the world. That fever shows no signs of burning out and many homes, including those with existing dogs, continue to…

Products

5 Must-Read Books for Dog Lovers

Calling all pet parents, animal advocates, and dog lovers: whether you’re looking for a new tail-wagging page-turner or you’re craving a heartwarming dog story here are 5 must-read books that are sure to give you all the doggie feels:

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!

Paw-renthood

6 Things to Know About Bringing Home a French Bulldog

By: Alicia Scully

June 25, 2021 • 11 mins

To get us started, here are some things you may not know about “Frenchies”… They are hilariously cute They are eager to please They talk in snort language They love to bathe in the sun  They are big snugglers 2020…

Wellness

5 Reasons Why Raw Pet Food is Trending and Why You Should Give it a Try

By: Cat Hendel

June 18, 2021 • 4 mins read

Raw pet food started out as an unconventional choice for pet parents but has become a fast-growing trend with increasing scientific backing. Before going into the compelling reasons why to consider raw feeding, here’s a little background on what raw…

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…

Advice

How To Teach Dogs To Take Treats Gently

By: Heidi Walker

June 13, 2021 • 4 mins read

Dogs and humans share one thing in common: they love food! Though sometimes our dogs can often be a little overzealous when it comes to sneaking a bite.  To teach dogs to naturally take food from the hand with a…

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