Tips and Tricks


CBD For Reactive Dogs: Can Hemp Help Your Pet?

Have you heard the buzz about using hemp for dogs? No, you aren’t getting your dog high — and there can be lots of benefits for your suffering pup. Learn more about CBD for reactive dogs and how a brand called Treatibles is helping Henry!

Dog Water Safety Tips For A Fun Summer

This post is sponsored by Wellness® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™.  I am being compensated to help share information about the Wellness® CORE® RawRev™ raw food dog food but The Broke Dog only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Neither Wellness or PetSmart are responsible for the content of this article. I am not a veterinarian or dog trainer. 

Does your dog like to swim? Will you be spending time by the water? Don’t jump in until you’ve read our dog water safety tips!

Pet Hydration Month: Does Your Pet Drink Enough?

This post is brought to you by PetSafe® Brand, who provided us with a PetSafe Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain

It’s the summer! That means romps at the beach, dips in the pool, and boating at the lake with your furry friend.  Summer is the perfect time to have fun on the water, but have you thought about how important water is to your dog’s health? July is Pet Hydration Month, and we’ve teamed up with PetSafe® Brand to help keep your pets happy and hydrated!

How to Fight Pet Stink With Odorklenz

This post is sponsored by OdorKlenz®, who compensated us, provided a giveaway prize, and provided product in exchange for an honest review. Opinions expressed in this post are solely my own, and do not represent those of OdorKlenz or any other individual or entity. 

Dealing with “dog stink”? OdorKlenz® has your back! Learn how we use this brand’s chemical-free products to banish the trickiest dog odor of all: anal gland leakage. Gross to read? Maybe a little —but you won’t regret it. Keep reading to learn how to fight pet stink with OdorKlenz!

11 Great Tips for BlogPaws Attendees

Thinking about attending BlogPaws? This year’s conference was my second time at the rodeo, and I’ve learned a few things along the way. Whether you’re a newbie or seasoned veteran, check out my 11 Great Tips for BlogPaws Attendees!

Teach Your Dog to “Touch:” Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop 2016

The Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop is sponsored by Caru, Nature’s Logic, and The Honest Kitchen.

We’re so excited to be a part of this year’s Trick or Treat Giveaway Hop! Henry and I are joining up with fourteen other dog bloggers to bring you the chance to win almost $600 in prizes while teaching your dog fifteen new tricks. 

We’re going to teach you a “trick” that will help you keep your dog’s attention if there is something distracting afoot. Henry is reactive on walks, which can be a challenge in the city, and teaching him to touch my hand on command helps to center him and regain his focus if we run into another dog. Keeping reading for your chance to learn “TOUCH” and win a bunch of fun prizes!

How To Bring Your Dog on the Subway

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. This post is written based on my personal experience with Henry; I am not a trainer, veterinarian, or lawyer. Please consult a professional with questions.

Having a car in New York City is expensive, not to mention a pain in the tush. When forced to travel with their dogs, many New Yorkers choose to take the subway. There is a right way and a wrong way to do this, however, especially if your dog stresses easily. Keep reading to learn how to bring your dog on the subway while following the law and assuring it’s an easy trip for you, your dog, and your fellow passengers. 

9 Reasons You Should Invest In Figo Pet Insurance

Disclaimer: Figo Pet Insurance sponsored my trip to BlogPaws 2016 and I earn a small affiliate commission each time a new member signs up via my link and I am being compensated for this post as well. I reached out to Figo for both the partnership and sponsorship because I love their service and ALL opinions are 100% my own. Please note that this post is based off of the specific plan that I purchased for Henry and that your plan or experience may vary — I encourage you to call Figo’s customer service department with specific policy questions. Hope this post is helpful and please let me know if you have any questions! 

As you may know, Figo Pet Insurance sponsored my trip to BlogPaws 2016 (as well as provided really awesome travel bowls for the swag bags!). I had an amazing time meeting fellow bloggers, soaking in all of the new knowledge, and petting lots of dogs! I also loved the chance to share with fellow pet owners how much I have truly loved using Figo. You can read my initial Figo Pet Insurance post here, but here are a few of my favorite reasons for loving this great company as well as a few photos of dogs enjoying their Figo Pet Bowls at the conference:

How to Earn Free Amazon Products For You or Your Dog

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Did you know that it is super easy to get discounted or free Amazon products in exchange for an honest review? There’s no catch — just lots of savings. I’ve purchased dozens of dog products and home products for incredible deals, and I’m going to teach you how! Keep reading to learn more!

Figo Pet Insurance: Our Partnership + Exclusive DISCOUNT!

Disclaimer: We earn a small affiliate commission each time someone signs up for Figo Pet Insurance using our link. All this means is that we’ll have more money for Henry’s vet bills! We use and recommend Figo and would never promote something we didn’t love.

Hello, my wonderful readers! I’m here today with a special announcement: The Broke Dog is now partnering with Figo Pet Insurance to bring you a special deal on pet insurance! Keep reading to learn more about what Figo can do for you and our Figo Pet Insurance discount.