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Bonding With Your Dog

Caring for a dog means not only looking after their physical needs, but their emotional needs, too. Check out these fun ways to spend quality time together and share life with your dog.

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The Science Behind Why We Love Our Dogs

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Why do we love dogs so much? Science may have some clues about that. The human–animal bond In the early 1930s, an Austrian scientist named Konrad Lorenz kept a collection of goose eggs and waited until they hatched. When they emerged, the newly hatched goslings followed the first moving object they saw—in this case, Lorenz...

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Dog Breed Reveal Party Ideas

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It’s almost time for the big reveal! Just a few short weeks ago, you sent in your swab from the Embark Dog DNA Kit. You’ve been dying to know if Gunner’s part Aussie or Border Collie or where Luna gets those cute webbed feet — and soon all your questions will be answered. Check Out...

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How To Teach Your Dog To Play Basketball

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Are you ready for Mutt Madness? You can get into the fun at home by teaching your dog to actually play basketball. Move over Air Bud, your dog can soon be shooting hoops in your living room impressing all of your friends and family.  Basketball Supplies To get started teaching this trick, you will need...

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Learn Dog Love Languages In Action

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This week we’ve been looking at the fun idea of dog love languages and how they correspond to different breed groups. Obviously, this is just for fun, but the idea behind it is the same as with people. Just like you and I have a love language, a way that cues to us that we are...

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Dog Love Languages

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Have you ever wondered if your dog really knows how much you love them?  Most of us are familiar with the idea of there being five love languages:  affirmations, service, gifts, quality time, and physical touch. The idea of love languages was first proposed by Dr. Gary Chapman and the idea has since become part...

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An Intentional New Year With Your Dog

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As we enter into a new year, this is the perfect opportunity to rethink your relationship with your dog and the things that you do together. Our dogs are our constant companions, something that many people have experienced even more of over the last year. Whether you have a new pandemic puppy or if your...

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Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

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Hiking with dogs is one of our favorite summer activities, and we’re hitting the trails. Hiking is a great way to get outside and bond with your dog, but it does require a certain amount of preparation. That’s especially true if you are hiking with your dog for the first time. Here are our pro...

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How to Work from Home with Dogs

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With the rise of working from home, more owners are spending the whole day with their dogs close by. Working remotely comes with its own benefits and challenges, especially when you have a dog as your coworker.  It’s great to be able to spend more time with your dog. There are many studies that show...

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Workouts You Can Do With Your Dog

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Want to stay in shape with your dog? Keeping up with a workout routine can be difficult, but the company of a canine companion can make it much more doable. Who knows? You and your four-legged friend might even have fun while breaking a sweat. Here are some easy workouts you can do with your...

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7 Benefits of Take Your Dog to Work Day

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Take Your Dog to Work Day officially occurs every year in June. But here at Embark, every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day. We’re fortunate to have a pet-friendly workplace, with several dogs running around the office at any given time. If we could, we’d bring our dogs everywhere with us. More and...

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Top Dog-Friendly Beaches on the East Coast

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Are you and your furry friend planning a trip to Maine, Delaware, or another state along the East Coast? Perhaps you’re looking for beaches in your own home state and hidden gems you’ve yet to explore with your pup. We’ve got you covered. Check out our dog-friendly guide to East Coast beaches, including the best...

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Top Dog-Friendly Locations and Events in New York City

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Planning a trip to New York City? Want to bring your pup? There are plenty of dog-friendly locations and events for you and your furry friend to check out in the Big Apple. Before you pack, read through this guide for some of the very best dog-friendly spots. Hotels The Standard, High-Line Phone: 646-859-2316 Located...

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