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.

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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The Nose Knows: Telling Time the Canine Way

Is your pup always waiting by the front door to greet you when you get home from work? Or, maybe your dog gets restless right around walk...
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Rehoming The Right Way

Making the decision to rehome your dog is a difficult one. Sometimes life presents situations that require us to make heart-wrenching...
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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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A Match Made to Last

Human companions are great, but have you ever been loved by a dog? Owning a dog can reduce anxiety, stress and help ease loneliness...
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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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