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 This Way: Three things to consider when choosing a leash

Picking a leash that works for you and your dog can be the difference between a good walk and a great walk. In fact, it can actually make...
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Speaking Dog-lish

Whether you are a first time dog owner or a seasoned one who could use a refresher in how to train your dog, sharing a language is the...
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First Impressions: Dogs & Kids

4 Tips on how to introduce your kids to your new dog & 4 Tips on how to introduce your dog to your new dog So you’ve matched with...
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Locked up: How to Reverse the Effects of a Long Term Shelter Stay

All dogs that find themselves in a shelter have no idea how they ended up there. Many dogs have been surrendered by their owners and this...
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Dog Speak: Your Dog's Body Language and What it Means

The gateway to comPETibility (or a great relationship with your dog) is communication. When learning about your newly adopted pup, it’s...
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S#*! Happens: 3 Tips for Housebreaking your Dog

When it comes to housebreaking, accidents happen. These 3 tips will help make housebreaking a stress free, mess free (sort of) training...
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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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