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.

Walk the Walk: Three Things To Know About Taking your Dog for a Walk

Like toddlers, most dogs have tons of excess energy to burn. When left to their own devices, energetic dogs can become destructive dogs...
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Three Tips That Take The Bite Out of Cleaning Your K-9’s Canines

You’ve heard it a million times before: brushing your dog’s teeth can improve their breath. But, did you know that brushing your...
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Play Pals: Understanding How and Why our Dogs Play

Play is a common language spoken among all dogs. No matter the size, age, or breed, dogs love to play. But, why do our dogs play? How do...
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Two Easy Things you Need to do Everyday When Feeding Your Dog

Our dogs are pack animals and they reply and thrive on social structure. Many insecure or fearful dogs feel that way because they do not...
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Is Drool Cool?

The first step to understanding the ooey gooey drool that drips from our dog’s lips is breed. Here at How I Met My Dog, we hate to...
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3 Easy Indoor Games that Become Impressive Outdoor Tricks

Maybe it’s a snowy or rainy day and you’re stuck indoors, or you’re working from home, or your car is in the shop. Whatever the...
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10 Dog Breeds and What They Were Originally Bred To Do

Portuguese Water Dog I thought this would be a perfect place to start our list. The Portuguese Water Dog is a fascinating breed...
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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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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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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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