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.

Tick Check 101

Tis’ the season for tick bites. While ticks live all over the country, summer in the East half of the USA brings a boom of deer and dog...
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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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Sun’s out Tongues Out: 4 Things to Know about Taking your Dog on Adventures in Warm Weather

As spring rolls in across many parts of the country it brings with it warmer weather, longer days and sunshine! After a long, cold winter...
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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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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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The Truth About Harnesses

For dogs that pull and even those that don’t, using a harness can be a safe alternative to a collar. Finding a harness that fits...
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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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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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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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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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