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Improve Your Pet’s Dental Health: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Periodontal Disease

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Although February is Pet Dental Health Month, you shouldn’t wait until this wintery month rolls around to promote your pets’ dental health. Keep your pet’s mouth healthy all year long by taking good care of … Continue reading


How SocialPet Helped a Working Pet Parent

By Taylor Smith, Marketing Research Specialist Do you ever feel guilty leaving your pet at home while at work? If so, I can relate. Over 50% of pet owners have to leave their pets at home each day while they … Continue reading


Ask a Vet: Why is the fur on my dog’s face or body stained brown?

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Have you ever seen a white dog who looks like he’s crying all the time, or a white dog with a dark, stained beard? These pooches often seem to have a pink to brown beard. … Continue reading


Frequently Asked Questions about Declawing Cats

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Have you declawed your feline companion? Do you believe that declawing is a humane procedure? Are you thinking about declawing your cat or kitten? Although you might be worried that declawing your cat is the … Continue reading

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Christmas Through the Dog’s Eyes

By Nicole Hoffer, PetSafe Toys & Behavior Consumer Experience Advocate My name is Riesling; pronounced “re-sling”, named after the sweet white wine, and lovingly referred to by my family as “Ri Ri.” I’m a four-year-old female Collie-Shepherd mix who loves … Continue reading

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Top 10 Pet Healthcare Topics Your Vet Wishes You Knew More About

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD  Having been in clinical practice since 1999, I’ve observed trends of both illness and wellness in my canine and feline patients. I’ve survived the intensity of an internship, experienced the variety of presenting illnesses in … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Veterinarian

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Choosing the right veterinarian for your pet is a relationship-building experience akin to finding a pediatrician to take care of your child’s health needs. It is truly a human-to-human connection (care provider to client) that extends beyond … Continue reading


The Benefits of Doggie Day Care

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Communications Specialist When I first heard about doggie day care, I laughed. Why would anyone pay for someone to keep their pet when they can totally keep themselves entertained with the endless supply of toys … Continue reading


Pet Boarding Made Simple

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Communication Specialist If you’re headed on vacation this summer and can’t take your pet with you, it’s important to find a reliable and fun location to board your pet. Many pet owners choose to board … Continue reading


FAQs about Becoming a Veterinarian

by T. J. Dunn, DVM Dr. T. J. Dunn, DVM, answers frequently asked questions about what it’s like to be a veterinarian. What made you decide that you wanted to become a veterinarian? I really enjoyed studying sciences, especially Biology. … Continue reading

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