dogIDs Expands into International Shipping

dogIDs is  excited to announce our partnership with a company called GlobalShopEx, who will help us  provide reasonably priced and reliable international shipping options for our products.

dogIDs Partners with GlobalShopEx for International ShippingThe majority of our personalized ID tags, collars and leashes as well our top dog products will be available for purchase no matter what country you are shipping to.

We know that dog lovers live around the world and we are very happy to now have the opportunity to improve the lives of dogs worldwide! [Read more…]

What to Do if Your Dog Won’t Listen

What to do when your dog won't listen

We’ve all been there, right?

Maybe you’re ready to leave the dog park, so you call your dog to go home … only he doesn’t come when you call him. So frustrating!

Or maybe you ask him to sit during a walk when another dog is passing, and he absolutely refuses to sit.

Your dog probably knows commands like “come” and “sit” so why won’t he listen when it matters?

I’ll share some of my ideas, and then I’d love to hear from you too in the comments. [Read more…]

Common Fears in Dogs and How You Can Help

Common Fears in Dogs and How You Can Help

I fostered a dog last month who was scared to put her paws on different surfaces. Pavement and carpeted floors were no big deal, but tiles were scary and so was our kitchen floor!

In her case, I figured she just hadn’t been exposed to those kinds of surfaces early on in her life, and after a few days she realized they were safe.

Dogs develop all sorts of different fears, and I asked a couple of professionals for some of the most common fears they see dogs experiencing. [Read more…]

What do our customers really think?

What do our customers really think?At dogIDs, we’ve been customer-focused since day one. We know that we would not be able to do what we do without our customers and their love for their pets.

That’s why we LOVE hearing what our customers think about our products and their experience shopping with us. We are even more tickled when they leave us an awesome review and send us photos of their pooch.

Check out some of our favorite customer quotes and photos:

 

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4 Tips to Stop a Dog From Jumping

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Dogs love to greet their dog friends by jumping on one another. It’s a way for them to show affection. However, this is not exactly a polite way for dogs to greet people.

If you have a dog with a jumping habit, the following tips should help teach your dog a more appropriate way to greet his human friends.

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Why Spay or Neuter your Pet?

February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. It’s a month where we remind all pet owners that unless you are planning to become a responsible dog breeder, the best option is to spay/neuter your pet.

To shed some light on the subject, we created an infographic that shares all of the benefits that come from caring for your pet through a spay or neuter.

The Importance of Spaying or Neutering your Pet

Is Dog Daycare Right for Your Dog?

Is dog daycare right for your dog

Photo credit: Motley Zoo Animal Rescue

It’s hard not to feel guilty when you’re away at work all day and your dog is home alone.

On the other hand, most dogs just sleep when we’re gone, and they are very adaptable to our schedules, especially if they’re getting plenty of exercise and interaction while we’re home.

 

 

This post will go over how to decide if dog daycare is a good choice for your unique dog. I will also give some tips on how to choose the right daycare and how to prepare your dog for her first day. [Read more…]

dogIDs Wins “Happiest Company Award”

dogIDs Wins TINYpulse Happiest Company AwarddogIDs has been using TINYpulse’s employee feedback and engagement system over the past year. Their focus is “to make employees happier around the globe.”

We’re happy to report that based on our TINYpulse entries and surveys from the past year, dogIDs was awarded the “Happiest Company Award” for eCommerce & Retail. We’re honored both by TINYpulse’s recognition and by the fact that our own team members got us there with their positive engagement in our culture.

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6 Ways Dogs Show Affection to the People They Love

How dogs show affection

Photo credit Jesse Hoorelbeke, Fargo Monthly Magazine

People typically show affection to their dogs by talking with them, hanging out together, petting them, giving hugs, and so on.

Sometimes dogs appreciate our cuddles and kisses, and sometimes they just tolerate it!

But how do they show affection back?

Since Valentine’s Day is coming up, I thought it would be fun to ask professional dog trainers how dogs typically show affection towards their owners. Here’s what they had to say.

How do dogs show affection?

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Sharing the Puppy Love this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, we put together something special for our customers and followers. Maybe it will give you an idea for your loved ones or maybe it will just make you smile!

Have ideas for our next video? Leave it in the comments below!