How I Met My Dog

comPETibility matters™

comPETibility is what happens when you achieve a balanced relationship that works for you and your dog.

At How I Met My Dog we’re all about celebrating and enriching your relationship with your dog. Our custom matches are just the beginning.

Whether turning a game into a training session or a simple trick into an exercise in canine self-confidence, How I Met My Dog gives you the tools and the perspective to make your partnership the best it can be.

Buzz Cut Season: Tips for Deciding if you Should Shave your Dog this Summer

Have you ever wondered if your dog is overheating under that big coat of fluff? Many dog breeds in the Shepherd, Collie, and Retriever...
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X's and O's

Sometimes the way dogs interpret signs of affection is different than we think. While dogs may be man (and woman’s) best friend, hugging...
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7 Tips to Help Your Dog Cope With the Fourth of July Festivities

Who doesn’t love a great fireworks display? Dogs - that’s who. While some dogs are less affected by the vibrations and noises...
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Trusting Tech

So you hear about a cool new website that matches people and rescue dogs using a survey and an algorithm *wink* *wink* How I Met My Dog!...
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8 Tips for Choosing a Veterinarian

For a first time dog owner, choosing a veterinarian is one of the first major decisions you will need to make. Your vet will be...
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Tick Check 101

Tis’ the season for tick bites. While ticks live all over the country, summer in the East half of the USA brings a boom of deer and dog...
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Ice Ice Baby: 4 Easy Ice Cube Tricks to Help your Dog Beat the Summer Heat

As the summer season takes hold it brings longer days, sunny skies and heat! After a few hours of walking, playing or running, your dog...
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3 Things You Should Do To Help Any Dog Feel At Ease

Whether you’re heading to a meet and greet, bringing your new dog home for the first time, or just meeting someone’s dog on the...
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Memory Lane: Three Easy and Creative Ways to Honor a Pet that has Passed Away

Losing a pet is a painful and emotional experience. When you are ready, memorializing your lost four-legged friend is a great way to keep...
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Four Essential Tips to Help you Choose the Right Rescue Dog

So, you’ve decided you want a dog.  You’ve done the preliminary prep; crunched the numbers, checked with your landlord, and lined up...
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Poop Scooping… Just do it!

There’s no greater disappointment than coming face to face with a “no dogs allowed” sign at a new found beach or park. Your hopes of...
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Say “Milkbone!”: 5 tips for taking Insta worthy photos of your dog

1. Scenery Next time you take a walk or go on an adventure with your dog, scout out some photo worthy places. Looking for a good...
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