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  • 5 Dogs That Can Be Hyper & How To Help That

    KONG Box has been working with dog owners for nearly 50 years, and during that time we’ve heard a lot of stories about dogs that are extremely high-energy. Our products are specifically designed to provide fun for pooches, which usually means that they’re expending that energy and finding themselves physically spent at the end of the day.
  • 5 Extremely Calm Dogs That Like to Relax

    There’s really nothing like relaxing next to a warm fire at night, reading a good book, and feeling the fur of your best friend curled up at your feet. There’s nothing like waking up in the morning and seeing your furry buddy greet you with a doggy smile and perhaps a little kiss to welcome you into the day.
  • 5 of the Best Dogs for Kids

    It makes a lot of sense in a lot of different ways: Kids do well when they grow up around dogs. Studies have shown, among other things, that small children who have a dog or dogs in the home tend to have stronger immune systems.
  • How to Crate Train Your Dog

    For a lot of different reasons, crating your dog is a good idea. It keeps your furry friend safe when you’re not home, it gives you peace of mind that it’s not going to destroy your home every time you leave the house and it gives your dog a place to call his or her own, which is important within a family setting.
  • 5 Ways to Help Your Hefty Pup With Weight Management

    KONG has been working with dog owners for nearly 50 years, and we’d like to say right off the bat that this is generally not as simple as feeding your dog less food. It’s a process and one that can be successful with the right mindset and the proper amount of discipline and patience.
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool During the Summer Heat

    Summer is the time of year when people across the United States head out to enjoy the warm sun and the long days. Every day in the summer is an adventure, and for those of us with furry friends, it’s a time of bonding, shared experiences and fun fun fun in the sun sun sun. 
  • How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking - A Guide

    “Your dog barks constantly when you’re not home.” Many of us dog owners have heard that over the years, and it’s extremely unsettling because we feel like there’s almost nothing we can do about this.
  • How to Bathe Your Dog - Keep it Simple

    Those of us who own dogs understand that one of our least favorite activities – an opinion mostly shared by our dogs – is bathing it. It’s difficult for a lot of reasons that include having to convince the dog to cooperate, the wet dog smell that permeates the house, and the potential for messes that can arise if the dog runs around the house shaking itself off repeatedly.
  • 5 Great Places to Take Your Dog to Play

    The life of a dog is one that most humans would gladly trade for on any given day. Every day for your furry friend is an adventure, and it’s something that never gets old either for the dog or his or her best friend.
  • How to Keep Dogs Off of Furniture

    Many of us who own dogs have had the experience of finally sitting down on the couch after a long day of work and then a hectic evening of parenting and managing the family, only to realize that we are now covered in dog fur that was left on the cushions. 
  • A Guide to Socializing a Dog

    Some dogs are just anxious, and there are a lot of reasons for it. Some are naturally anxious, others have some type of separation anxiety and still, others may have had unfortunate upbringings before we adopted them where they were mistreated and/or neglected. 
  • A Guide to Potty Training Your Puppy

    The day you bring a new puppy home is a magical one, as you’re welcoming a new member into the family. Your new friend will be a loyal and loving companion for years to come, and it’s easy to look forward to all the happiness you’re going to get to enjoy with your new member of the pack.