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.

Memory Lane: Three Easy and Creative Ways to Honor a Pet that has Passed Away

Losing a pet is a painful and emotional experience. When you are ready, memorializing your lost four-legged friend is a great way to keep...
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Four Essential Tips to Help you Choose the Right Rescue Dog

So, you’ve decided you want a dog.  You’ve done the preliminary prep; crunched the numbers, checked with your landlord, and lined up...
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Poop Scooping… Just do it!

There’s no greater disappointment than coming face to face with a “no dogs allowed” sign at a new found beach or park. Your hopes of...
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Say “Milkbone!”: 5 tips for taking Insta worthy photos of your dog

1. Scenery Next time you take a walk or go on an adventure with your dog, scout out some photo worthy places. Looking for a good...
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Clean up Crew: 3 ways to freshen up your house and your dog at the same time

Spring is in the air and so are the dust bunnies under your couch! Cleaning windowsills and de-cluttering closets shouldn’t be the only...
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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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Spring Into Action: 5 reasons why adopting a dog in the spring is a great idea!

Millions of adoptable dogs and puppies are in need of forever homes every year – all year. While deciding to adopt a dog, no matter what...
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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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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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Real Talk: Can I Afford a Dog?

Adopting a dog is an extremely rewarding experience. Offering your love and companionship to an animal in need is one of the greatest...
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