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.

First Day at the Dog Park

Bringing your new pup to the dog park is a great way to get them acquainted with other canine friends. Learning how to navigate pack...
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3 Things Every Dog Wants you to Know

Whether you own one dog, 10 dogs, or you’re simply an aspiring pet parent, these three tips will help you understand your canine friends...
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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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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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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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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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