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.

What's New in Pet Tech?

The past few years have seen a radical increase in pet technology, and while some of it may be viewed as silly or unnecessary, the vast...
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10 Human Foods that Dogs Can and Cannot Eat

There are two types of people when it comes to feeding dogs table scraps: those with self-control, and those with none. I fall into the...
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Training Your Dog to Walk on a Leash: Tips and Benefits

Leash training may seem like a daunting process, so we’ve narrowed the training down into some simple tips that will have your dog...
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5 Household Products That Are Unsafe for Dogs + Their Safe Alternatives

As dog owners, protecting our pooches is our most important responsibility. Sometimes though, even the most loyal and loving dog owner may...
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7 Benefits of Adopting an Older Dog

Everyone loves puppies. I get it. I love puppies, you love puppies, your best friend just got a new puppy, and you're beside yourself with...
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Knock-knock, bark-bark: How to Keep your Dog Calm when Visitors Arrive

It might seem like an impossible task: getting your dog to stay extra chill when visitors come by the house. It’s not! Having your dog...
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Emotional Expectations: Could your Pup be a Therapy Dog?

Therapy dogs can be a blessing for people of all ages who are in need. If you're wondering if your dog might be qualified for therapy...
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Top 10 Must-Have Dog Toys

There’s an expansive world of toys waiting for your dog to explore—and to destroy. Fortunately, we’re here to help you avoid coming...
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Dog Speak: How our Dogs Communicate with us and how we can Talk Back.

Of all the amazing attributes a dog has, the ability to communicate may be the most impressive. Dogs communicate with us all day long, and...
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10 Benefits of Being a Dog Owner: Backed by Science

Owning a dog comes with its share of responsibilities, but they are far outnumbered by the number of benefits you’ll enjoy. Beyond the...
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To Coat or not to Coat... Cool weather suggestions to keep your dog warm and stylish this winter.

As temperatures drop daily and with winter quickly approaching, a question that may be on your mind is “does my dog need a winter...
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Friends Forever? The Origins of the Bond Between Man and Dog

The relationship we have with dogs is unique and is like no other bond between humans and another species. Exactly how that bond was...
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