Monthly Archives: September 2012

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to Kim's house!

By Kim Hollon As animal ‘people’ we encounter all manner of enthusiasm and passion as it relates to our animal friends.  We are horse people, crusaders for animal rights, staunch vegans, the dog show set, gentleman farmers and…chicken people.  Crazy … Continue reading

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Canine Physical Therapy: Helping Dogs Heal

By Dr. Tracy Dewhirst for Exceptional Canine Following an injury or surgery, physical therapy can be a game-changer for recovery time. If you’ve ever needed PT, you fully understand this. Physical therapy increases mobility and the use of affected areas … Continue reading

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How can you help fight canine cancer?

By Robin Rhea, PetSafe Senior Brand Manager On August 11th, my dog, Buckley, and I broke out our fancy dresses and headed to PetSafe’s Black Tie and Tails Gala which was Knoxville’s first dog-friendly black tie fundraiser. This landmark event … Continue reading

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How to train a cat

  By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist Can you train a cat? After watching Michelle Mullins explain how to use a clicker and reading about how some shelter workers use treats and clickers to train shelter cats, I thought … Continue reading

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I am proud to introduce- the Bark and Activity Counter!

What’s Fido doing while you’re gone?  Sleeping?  Barking at the mailman? Running from room to room?  Wouldn’t it be nice to know what your dog is up to? There have been previous efforts to figure out what dogs are up to while … Continue reading

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Q & A with Pet Access

If you’re a frequent visitor of this blog, you know we share a lot of our pet ownership stories, animal welfare support, creative training advice, customer care of our products and so on. However, it isn’t often you get to … Continue reading

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Breed All About It: Terriers

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and Alliances In the world of animal lovers we tend to divide ourselves into very distinct “groups”. Perhaps most obviously, we sort ourselves into “dog people” or “cat people”. There is, without … Continue reading

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I choose…. that one!

Some people have leather couches.  Some have fabric couches.  Some people don’t even like couches, but prefer lounge chairs or recliners.  The point here is that we all have our preferences.  And the thing is—pets aren’t that different.  They have … Continue reading

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What is your vacation missing?

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist Labor Day weekend is usually when families try to squeeze in that last vacation, and it just passed. However, if you’re anything like me, as soon as one vacation ends you start thinking … Continue reading

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Dogs with Jobs: The next generation of a working dog

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist You often hear great stories about working dogs in police and fire departments all over the country. You also hear hero stories from search and rescue mission on the scene of disasters like … Continue reading

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