KONG BOX BLOG

  • How To Bring Your Outside Dog Inside

    The other day I was working with a wonderful golden retriever and his family. They dreamed of having him inside laying on the floor next to the Chr...
  • Workout With Your Dog

    We all know the benefits of exercise. Those benefits also apply to your dog. According to The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 52.5% of dogs and 58.3% of cats are overweight or obese. Being overweight or obese — whether it’s you or your pet — can lead to heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and even cancer.
  • Which KONG Box? A Trainers Perspective

    Each of our dogs are different; they have unique personalities, diverse traits and deserve all our love... AND they deserve a box of toys catered to them and their specific likes. But a lot of dogs have similar innate desires like chewing, digging, and playing. Luckily, KONG Box has you covered! No matter what your dog enjoys most, KONG Box has a variety of boxes specializing in the needs of your specific dog. 

  • The Pandemic Puppy - Now What?

    For people all over the United States, the past several months represent the best time possible to bring a puppy home, and why not? People are working from home at a rate not seen since before the Industrial Revolution and in general, they have some time on their hands. For years, countless people have avoided adding a dog to the family because they were too busy, they were never home or because of some other reason associated with their lifestyle. Those reasons no longer exist, at least not for the time being, so lo and behold, the pandemic puppy is becoming a cultural phenomenon.
  • Training a Puppy: Input From Respected Trainers

    KONG Box not only provides solutions that help with training a puppy, such as a dog separation anxiety box, a dog teething box and others, but for the nearly 50 years we’ve been in business, we’ve had the privilege of working with a lot of high-quality and widely-respected dog trainers. Recently, we asked a few of them about some steps to consider when training a puppy, and you’ll find some of those answers here.
  • How my puppy saved my life

    There are so many reasons we love dogs...their unique personalities, endless energy, joyful expressions and most of all, their unconditional love. It’s no surprise many dogs have been used for emotional support or therapy —their healing power is unlike any other. As part of the #KONGBoxCares movement, we’re committed to finding ways to help reach out to and support our community.
  • 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.