DOG STORIES + TRAVEL TIPS

Chasing Tales

DOG STORIES

Ever wonder why dogs formed into packs? Why they agreed to wear collars? What it's like to roam the hills in search of creatures? Want to learn a bit more about our handmade dog products? Enjoy these fun, light, heartwarming stories, product info, and tips for traveling with your dog.

Filming Your Four-Pawed Adventures

Filming Your Four-Pawed Adventures

If you want to improve how you film your travels with your dog or are just getting started, here’s a few tips to help capture the adventure.

Shepherding Hens: Exercising Our Dog During the Coronavirus Staycation

Shepherding Hens: Exercising Our Dog During the Coronavirus Staycation

We tried many ways to tire out German Shepherd Moxie while sheltering in place during coronavirus. Then we discovered herding chickens!

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A Soft Bed Says 'I Love You'

A Soft Bed Says 'I Love You'

There’s no better way to say ‘I love you’ than a lick on the face but a comfy bed comes pretty close. Pebbles explains why she loves it!

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10 Ways to Help Your Dog Feel Safe While You Celebrate the Land of the Free

10 Ways to Help Your Dog Feel Safe While You Celebrate the Land of the Free

It’s summer and the fourth of July is here! We all love the good food, friends, and family, but, as for the fireworks, well...

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When You're Not Afraid to Dirty Your Paws

When You're Not Afraid to Dirty Your Paws

The Dirty Your Paws design belongs to our Quintessence collection. Quintessence means the absolute ideal version of something and we these are the absolute i...

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It's Not So Simple After All

It's Not So Simple After All

The road to any great achievement is paved by one small footstep after another. Each in itself is hardly more than a droplet but taken all together they form...

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Unleashed and Completely Bare Neck-ed

Unleashed and Completely Bare Neck-ed

“I’ll tell you this, Cooper, my son, third pup among my first mate's second litter. They say that in the days of my great grandmother’s very first litter the...

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A Win for Everyone Involved

A Win for Everyone Involved

With all the wisdom and certainty of recent college graduates, Jess and I knew for certain that, if you want to do something to make a real difference, then,...

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Some Had the Bad Luck

Some Had the Bad Luck

Some had the bad luck to be born on the street; some had the bad luck to be adopted by undeserving owners; some had the bad luck to be given up by good owner...

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Dogs in the Days of the Grandparents

Dogs in the Days of the Grandparents

Brown-coated Randy is never happier than when roaming the hills in search of smells and small critters. His person, Nicolás, tends to the coffee plants and t...

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The Shar-Pei x Retriever with a Jealous Streak

The Shar-Pei x Retriever with a Jealous Streak

Among her litter, Lola was the only pup to emerge with the classic Shar-Pei features: the wrinkles and the small, folded ears. From her Labrador Retriever fa...

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Every Superhero Needs a Cape

Every Superhero Needs a Cape

Proud, brave Oso used to be a timid dog until he discovered his courage when his human gifted him a handmade New Horizons TREKKER Bandana.

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Teach Your Dog to Howl at the Moon or Bark at Vampires

Teach Your Dog to Howl at the Moon or Bark at Vampires

Before you venture out for Halloween, make sure you dog's ready to howl at the Moon or bark at vampires. Learn how to teach her here.

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Style, Comfort, and Utility - with a Twist

Style, Comfort, and Utility - with a Twist

When it comes to good communication, we all agree that being direct is usually best. But when it comes to solving a problem, hitting it head-on usually only ...

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Obvious and Not So Obvious Checklist of Tips for Camping with Your K9

Obvious and Not So Obvious Checklist of Tips for Camping with Your K9

There are few things as rewarding – for you and for your pup – as spending a few days camping in the wild places. New sites, new sounds, new smells – for a d...

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We Are Stronger for the Companions on Our Path

We Are Stronger for the Companions on Our Path

The Be My Beastie design is part of our Knots So Simple collection. Each hand-tied knot that comprises the macramé ribbon seems simple and insignificant but w...

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That's the Quintessence

That's the Quintessence

Have you ever stopped and noticed something that made you think, ‘Now that’s exactly how it should be’? If so, then you’ve experienced the very most ideal fo...

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You Look Nice but I'm Not that Easy

You Look Nice but I'm Not that Easy

While Ash is running through the park, at beach, or heading down the trail with his huge smile and tongue hanging out of his mouth, the common question is: “...

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3 Tips for Helping Your Dog and Holiday Guests to Get Along

3 Tips for Helping Your Dog and Holiday Guests to Get Along

The holiday season is approaching! Thanksgiving, like many other holidays, is a time for plenty of food, friends and family, and stress. But to help make thi...

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How Mini Helped Moxie

How Mini Helped Moxie

She sort of looked like Moxie – a smaller, sable version of Moxie. Probably a cross between a husky and German Shepherd mix. She was obviously a street dog b...

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A Woman, an Adventure Motorcycle, and her German Shepherd Copilot

A Woman, an Adventure Motorcycle, and her German Shepherd Copilot

To be honest, I was really anxious about riding with a passenger on the back. While I had put over 40,000 miles on my motorcycle, the thought of 1. Having so...

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The My Pup Personalized Latte Coffee Mug

The My Pup Personalized Latte Coffee Mug

Four easy steps to how we engrave and paint your dog photo on the thing most responsible for getting you through the day – your coffee mug!

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How to Train Your Dog to Ride a Motorcycle

How to Train Your Dog to Ride a Motorcycle

If you’ve already built your Cockpit dog carrier, let’s leap into the 12 steps we followed to train our German Shepherd to ride a motorcycle

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As Far as the Nose Could Sniff

As Far as the Nose Could Sniff

It’s a very fine question, Cooper, my young pup: why it is that we form ourselves into packs. Why it is that we aren’t lone like the wolf. You see back in th...

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Dare to Step Outside

Dare to Step Outside

The Step Outside design belongs to our Quintessence collection. Quintessence means the absolute ideal version of something and we think these are the absolut...

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I Will Remember the Promise

I Will Remember the Promise

Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you find the right dog waiting for you along your path. Or maybe she finds you. Either way it forms a bond stronger than any othe...

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Let Your Paws Take You There

Let Your Paws Take You There

It’s how we describe the inspiration that has defined our road. It led us to Africa where we met as aid workers. It led us to pack our motorcycles and ride s...

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Our Road Road to Get Here

Our Road Road to Get Here

To pursue the path towards becoming our most vibrant selves, To be unafraid to live the life of our daydreams, To embrace those whose road has been less kind...

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In the Shade of the Big Tree

In the Shade of the Big Tree

Joe has been very sad since I left. That makes me sad too, even though it’s hard to be sad where I am now because it’s such a good, happy place full of the m...

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Our Seven Tips for Ruff Camping with Your Dog

Our Seven Tips for Ruff Camping with Your Dog

Watching as your pup discovers all those new smells and chases all those strange, new critters makes camping as a pack a uniquely enjoyable experience. Here ...

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