5 Gifts for Dog Lovers and Pets

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5 Gifts for Dog Lovers and Pets
Buying gifts for your dog is fun. We’ve put together a DOG iD gift guide to help spoil your own pup, or even win the coveted title of favorite dog aunt/uncle.

Introducing the Rock Solid Leash

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Introducing the Rock Solid Leash
Say hello to your fur-ever leash: The Rock Solid Leash by DOG iD.

Rescuing a Shelter Dog: The Ins and Outs of Adoption

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Rescuing a Shelter Dog: The Ins and Outs of Adoption

We’ve all heard the phrase “adopt don’t shop” when it comes to finding your new furry family member. This is really brought into the spotlight in October during National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! According to the ASPCA, 23% of dogs are taken in from an Animal Shelter - this equates to about 2 million dogs per year. Swinging by your local shelter and falling in love with that good boy/girl who’s giving you literal puppy-dog eyes is the easy part. We’re here to help delve into the finer details of adoption to ensure you and your new pup are...

18 Dog Tag Engravings for a Pup With Personality

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18 Dog Tag Engravings for a Pup With Personality

Dog identification tags are more than just a cute accessory – they are essential to your pup’s safety. Dog tags that list a name and phone number help increase the likelihood of reuniting a lost dog with its family. Our DOG iD fits up to six lines of laser-engraved text. With all that space, pet-lovers can get creative on their furry friend’s ID. Need inspiration for your new ID? Look no further. We rounded up 18 hilarious and cute DOG iD engravings that show off a pup’s personality.  

Missing Dogs Found: How DOG iD Made a Difference for 3 Runaways

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Missing Dogs Found: How DOG iD Made a Difference for 3 Runaways

Let’s face it: Even the most well-behaved canines can wander from home. We asked three pet parents to share how DOG iD made a difference when it mattered most. THE TOWN HOPPIN' HUSKY   "The DOG iD tag saved my dog's life when she escaped out of my fenced backyard. She dug her way out and was almost hit on the highway. Thanks to the tag, someone was able to call us and get her home in less than an hour! Actually, before I even knew she was missing, I got a call from the people who found her.   I...

Six Safety Tips for Running with a Dog that Pulls

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Six Safety Tips for Running with a Dog that Pulls

  There are a multitude of benefits to running every day, which is why so many people have taken to the activity. At the same time, bringing your dog along for the jog is another way that you can connect with them, while simultaneously getting your pooch the exercise it needs as well. However, running with a dog that pulls is something that can be challenging and potentially even dangerous for you both. For instance, if your dog is prone to pulling, it could pull you off balance and to the ground. If you lose hold of the leash in the...

How to Attach Dog Tag to Collar Properly

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How to Attach Dog Tag to Collar Properly

  If you own a dog, it is critical to ensure that it has an ID tag. No matter if you have a simple stainless steel tag or you have gone for a more fashionable look and decided to purchase gold engraved dog tags for your precious pooch, this is what will help to get them home should they get lost. However, there are many people who don’t know how to attach a dog tag to a collar properly. Believe it or not, establishing how to attach a dog tag to a collar can be a little trickier than one might...

What Details Should You Include on an Engraved Cat Collar Tag?

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What Details Should You Include on an Engraved Cat Collar Tag?

  Anyone who has lost their cat, even for a brief period of time, understands how important an engraved cat collar tag is to getting your pet home safely. While some folks rely on microchips, a more traditional approach of pet ownership identification can help to get your little furball home faster. After all, it might just be a few houses over from yours. However, the key to a useful engraved cat collar tag is knowing what information to include on it and which bits to exclude. If you are wondering what to put on your engraved cat ID tags, here...

Cat ID Tags for Your Pet

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Cat ID Tags for Your Pet

  Are you a brand new cat parent? You’re not alone. Nearly 32 million Americans have welcomed a cat into their home, the majority of which are not first-time cat owners. So if you’re currently feeling uncertain about caring for your new cat, you’re not the only person to have felt that way.  But how do you care for a new pet? In some ways, it’s ensuring that you care for their most basic needs, such as taking them to the vet for a check-up and making your home safe and welcoming to them. Most of all, you’ll want to protect them...

Dog Safety 101: What Information Should Be on a Dog Tag?

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Dog Safety 101: What Information Should Be on a Dog Tag?

  Your number one concern as a dog owner is your pet’s health. Whether it’s watching their diet or ensuring they get enough exercise and bathroom breaks every day, you’re likely doing all you can to guarantee they’re comfortable and healthy. But could there be something you’ve looked past?  One thing an owner can overlook is their dog’s identity. While you don’t need to carry around a separate state-mandated identification card for them, you should always make sure they’re wearing a dog tag.  Custom dog ID tags are the most preferred among dog owners, as it allows them to add...

How to Put a Dog Tag on a Collar

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How to Put a Dog Tag on a Collar

Source: Oleksiy Rezin/Shutterstock Attaching a dog tag to a collar is an important step for your dog's safety. If you are a new pet owner and are having difficulties putting on your dog's collar, here's a short guide to get you started.  To find the right size for the tag, first measure the width of your dog's collar. Make the required adjustments before fastening the collar around your dog's neck. Check that the collar is not too tight or too loose and that it is centered on your dog's neck. With the ID strap inserted through the loop or opening,...

A Safety Guide to Hiking with Dogs

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A Safety Guide to Hiking with Dogs

  There’s nothing like hiking with your furry best friend — no, not Mountain Man Dave, even if his beard is getting bushy. Your dog is bound to love hiking, even if you’ve never taken them out. There’s so many trails to explore, smells to sniff, animals to see, things to react to! It can also be overwhelming.  Well, there lies the key issue. It’s awesome to take your dog out hiking, but you’re going to want to do it with precaution. Beyond the issue of interacting with fellow hikers and respecting trail etiquette, there comes the other issue of...