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Meet Gordon Spater of Kurgo in North Shore

Today we’d like to introduce you to Gordon Spater.

Kurgo was started by two brothers, Gordie and Kitter. Kitter’s dog Zelda liked to come into the front seat of his Subaru. As the inventive brother, he rigged something up to keep her out. That idea became the Backseat Barrier and eventually led to a line of over 200 products all around getting out with your dog and exploring the world.

Has it been a smooth road?
Of course not. The entrepreneurial journey never is, no matter what you might read in the papers. Getting products into major retailers like Petco, Petsmart and even local retailers like Polka Dog Bakery is a looong process which requires a lot of persistence and patience.

So let’s switch gears a bit and go into the Kurgo story. Tell us more about the business.
Kurgo makes everything the dog owner and dog need to get outside their house. Our products are designed to make your outside experience awesome. All our products are designed with the use of those products in mind, so they work! Plus our products are backed by our lifetime warranty which is supported by our customer service team here in Salisbury, MA.

How do you think the industry will change over the next decade?
People love their dogs, I only see that increasing over time. The dogs are a big part of our lives.

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