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

As Told by a Vet: Top 4 Reasons to Spay or Neuter your Dog

By: Sydney Pokard

May 26, 2021 • 2 mins read

What is spaying and neutering? A spay is the surgical removal of a female dog’s reproductive organs (including the ovaries and uterus), and a neuter is the surgical removal of a male dog’s testicles. “Fixed” or “altered” are some other…

Advice

Dear Mary Puppins: My Dog is Fearful of her Harness

By: Hannah Richter

May 24, 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!

Wellness

Can Dogs Sense your Emotions?

By: Heidi Walker

May 24, 2021 • 6 mins read

Sometimes there are days where nobody seems to understand me. Well, I take that back —nobody aside from my best friend. He’s quiet and has his quirks like running around in circles, sniffing random objects, or chasing birds out of…

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 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!

Paw-renthood

My Dog Hates Baths! This is How an Experienced Dog Mom Handled It

By: Kaylee Weeks

March 20, 2021 • 7 mins read

Does hate baths? Mine too! So much so, my family and I had to come up with some crazy ways to get him clean. I’ll start by telling you about my experience learning how to bathe my dog, and also…

Dog Friends
Advice

Friend or Foe: 4 Ways To Help Two Dogs Get Along

By: Kaylee Weeks

January 24, 2021 • 3 mins read

Now, to start off, I can’t guarantee love. While I can help you get your dogs to get along with each other (i.e. tolerate each other), every doggie relationship will be different. Let me share with you my experience as…

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