Monthly Archives: March 2011

Decoding your cat’s behavior

by Dr. Arnold Plotnick MS, DVM, ACVIM, ABVP What is spraying? Spraying is the deposition of small amounts of urine on vertical surfaces. The spraying cat may be observed to back into the area, the tail may quiver, and with … Continue reading

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Spring Fever: Getting ready for “Goldilocks Season”

By Dean Vickers, Director of Animal Welfare Studies and Education at PetSafe Springtime never comes fast enough. I appreciate the sunshine and warmer temperature that offsets the lull between the winter snow and summer sunshine. My dogs, much like myself, … Continue reading

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Correcting unwanted behaviors

When buying a dog, every owner has a picture perfect image of what life with their new pup is going to be like. You imagine a compassionate, quiet friend that loves long walks in the park, snuggling up on the couch … Continue reading

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Don’t miss out on the best in your dog: Explore life without a leash

By Robin MacFarlane, Professional Dog Trainer Ask about using an electronic collar for training a dog and you are sure to get some interesting answers. Ranging from “It is a great tool and works like an invisible leash” to “I … Continue reading


Busting 5 Remote Trainer Myths

Stuck with the negative connotations garnered from static collars from over three decades ago, some still consider modern remote trainers a taboo. However, with modern innovations and proven training techniques these trainers are extremely beneficial to you and your dog. … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Collar for You and Your Pet

No two dogs are alike, which means no two dogs learn alike. There are tons of pet training methods in the world, but what type is right for you and your best friend? From big to small, shy to stubborn, … Continue reading

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