Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trick or treat?

Some of our canine associates showed up ready to celebrate Halloween in the office today, and we wanted to share their costumes with you.                     What are you dressing your pet as tonight? Be … Continue reading

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Black Cats: Setting the Record Straight

By Mandie Sweetnam   There are so many superstitions circulating around in the world: don’t step on a crack, you’ll break your mother’s back; don’t walk underneath a ladder, spill salt or break a mirror. Oh, and don’t open an … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Pet In Hunting Season

Hunting season is in full swing across the country. For some pets this means joining their owners on the hunt (if that’s your dog, check out SportDOG‘s hunting dog gear). But for most pets, especially those in rural areas, this … Continue reading


How To Avoid a Pet Tummy Ache or Worse This Halloween

By Lindsey Hughes Trick or treat, smell my feet, please don’t give my dog something good to eat! When my siblings and I were younger our Australian Shepherd, Border Collie mix, Maggie, would wait anxiously at my youngest brother’s feet … Continue reading

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Show Us Your Spooky Howl’oween Pets!

Enter your pet in our first Howl’oween contest!   Prize for each winner: $100 PetSafe prize pack Date & time: Submit your pet’s photo Wednesday October 26st through Tuesday November 1st. Then vote for your favorite on Wednesday and Thursday November 2nd and … Continue reading

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I Passed Calculus!

By Michelle Mullins, Training and Behavior Education Department Manager     Most of us are familiar with using positive reinforcement with our pets to teach behaviors we want, such as sit, stay and even “tricks” like roll over or shake. … Continue reading


How To Keep Your Senior Pet In Tip Top Shape

Guest post from Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD When is your cat, dog, or other companion animal considered a senior? There is no single answer applying to every pet, yet I consider seven to nine years of age as the threshold to … Continue reading


Fan Photo Friday: Baby, Muggles, Nismo, Putt, Wrigley and Holly

Happy Friday to our favorite furry fans! Make sure your parents give you extra belly rubs this weekend!        

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How My First Lab Led Me To PetSafe

By Willie Wallace, Chief Operating Officer I consider myself very fortunate to work in an industry and environment in which I have such personal passion. I have been a pet owner all of my life and Labrador Retrievers have been … Continue reading

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The Keepsafe Collar

By Tenney Mudge, inventor of the Keepsafe Collar   I remember that night in the kitchen when I stroked Chinook’s thick white fluffy neck and his cosmic eyes looked back up at me.  Chinook was clown-like.  He was black and … Continue reading

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