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Weekly events with experts to learn about basic concepts in dog science

•Dog Cognition 101
•Dog Behavior 101
•Dog Enrichment 101

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What's Petminded?

Petminded helps you understand your dog by making dog science accessible and actionable.
We bring you hands on classes and resources so you can confidently help your pup live their best possible life.

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The Petminded Academy helps you apply the latest in dog science so you can learn What Your Dog Wants You To Know. Our fun and easy programs are led by experts who are dog parents too!


Our live events are an opportunity to learn from top experts in dog science — scientists, behaviorists, veterinarians, authors, trainers and more!


The Petminded Dog Science Community is a space for pet parents to learn from experts and each other to bring out the best in their dogs. Memberships re-open in May. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified!


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Go deep on a topic with other curious, friendly and pet-obsessed people like you

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Where we share thought provoking ideas and expert opinions. Curious?

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Why We Exist

There’s a lot of misinformation and pseudoscience when it comes to taking care of your dog. Petminded helps you sift through the noise and find the information that is proven to work.

We tell you what your dog wants you to know.

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What our Attendees Say

We had a great time learning interesting things
and bonding over new experiences.

Emilia Hoth

The speakers were all very informative,
well prepared and fun.

What a fun way to bring a community  
of dog parents together!

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Dad to Finn
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Petminded Experts

Laisuna yu

Laisuna is a Dog Scientist, former Dog Lab Manager at the Thinking Dog Center in NYC and Wildlife Conservationist

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Kerri Rodriguez

Dr. Kerri Rodriguez is a post-doctoral Research fellow with the Human Animal Bond in Colorado

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Lili Chin

Lili is an illustrator, co-creator of the hit series Mucha Lucha and author of the new book: Doggie Language

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Petminded?

Petminded is a community for pet lovers who want pet-centric experiences and deepen their connections with their pets. You can attend an event one time, join an in depth learning group or become a member of our community of pet lovers.

Where do events take place?

We plan both online and in person events. Our online events are accessible by laptop, phone or tablet. Due to Covid-19, in person events are currently limited to NYC. Go to Events

What are Circles?

Circles are learning groups for pet parents who are curious about specific topics and want to go deeper. Circles are led by pet experts who have in-depth knowledge of the topic, and can offer guidance plus 1:1 advice. Go to Circles

How do I join the Community?

 The Petminded membership community is launching in a few months! If you want to get on the waitlist, you can fill out our early access application on the Community Page.

Want to learn more?

Want to request an event, become a host or collaborate with us? Drop us a note, and we'll get back to you in less than a doggy minute

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