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.

DIY Trendy Pup Clothing for Fall

With autumn upon us and fall temps dropping in, we’ve gathered the best list of DIY projects for turning un-used human clothing into the...
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Keep Calm and Stay S.A.N.E.

So you recently adopted a dog and you want to make sure you are laying the groundwork for your pup to live a long, happy, healthy life...
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Beauty Rest: Teaching Your Dog To Sleep in Their Own Bed

Even your dog needs a good night’s sleep to wake up feeling their best. If you’ve run out of room on your own bed, taken the spot...
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Why Breed Isn't the Only Thing that Matters

There are many factors that come into play when deciding which dog to bring home and surprisingly, a pretty face should not be first on...
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Trick or Treat: 3 Fall Inspired Dog Treat Recipes

With a season change in the air and the first official day of Autumn quickly approaching, pumpkin flavored everything is back on trend...
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Dieting the Dog Way

Often, we confuse overindulgence with love. A combination of too much food, too many treats and not enough exercise can cause our dogs to...
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Homeward Bound: 5 Tips for Helping Your New Rescue Dog Settle In

Adopting a dog is a rewarding and emotional experience. You’ve taken the opportunity to give a deserving animal a new, wonderful life...
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It’s Not You. It’s Me: Why our Dogs Act Differently Around Different People

The Fido you know, and love will raise a lip and bare his teeth if you reach for his favorite ball, can be wary of new dogs and hates...
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All Aboard: Why Getting the Whole Family Involved in Training will Help Fido Learn

So you get a new dog and you spend tons of effort in training classes, maybe tons of money, definitely tons of time. You’re thrilled...
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Smooth Moves: Tips for Relocating With your Dog

Whether you’re moving into a bustling metropolis or out of one, changing homes can be tough on our dogs. New places bring a host of new...
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Combating Canine Separation Anxiety

As pack animals, it’s only natural for our dogs to love being with us and dread the moments when we leave. If you have a melancholy...
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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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