Author Archives: Roslyn McKenna

Responsible Pet Ownership: Dealing with Your Pet’s Bad Habits

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist “Your dog is a jerk,” my husband said to me as we were cleaning up the mess Doc had left us. While we were at the grocery store, Doc had decided that the … Continue reading

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DIY Dog Grooming Basics

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist My dog Doc is a fluffy pup, so he gets dirty very quickly. His legs, belly, and beard pick up dirt and water easily. I decided to groom him myself at home rather … Continue reading

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How we made Doc a star: Clicker Training

By Roslyn McKenna, PetSafe Web Content Specialist My dog Doc was recently chosen to be the star of several PetSafe videos. He’s a well-rounded dog with looks, charm, and personality, but his best quality for the silver screen is his … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along? Getting dogs and cats to live happily ever after

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist When I first considered bringing a dog into our all-cat home, the first thing I was worried about was getting the cats used to a dog. None of our 4 cats had ever … Continue reading

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Solve your cat’s litter box problem

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist Cats are some of the easiest pets to care for: they don’t need baths, potty breaks, or expensive toys (especially when they’ve got cardboard boxes to play with). But even cats can be … Continue reading

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Pet Holiday Survival Guide

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist With 4 adventurous cats and 1 clumsy dog, there’s always a mess somewhere in our house. Add holiday decorations, lots of food, and out of town guests, and we have the potential for … Continue reading

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The Problem with Puppy Mills

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist As a volunteer, foster parent, board member, and former employee for Agape Animal Rescue of Nashville, Tennessee, Kirsten Floyd has had plenty of experience with saving animals. Like most animal rescue organizations, Agape … Continue reading

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13 Reasons to Love Black Cats

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist You’ve heard the superstitions about black cats being unlucky, right? With Halloween coming up, I wanted to remind everyone of how silly those superstitions are and how awesome black cats really are. Let’s … 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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A Beginner’s Guide to Fostering Pets

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist Fostering animals is many things to many people. You might have found a stray dog who needs to stay in your fenced-in backyard for a few days. Maybe your local shelter has asked … Continue reading

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