Author Archives: Roslyn McKenna

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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8 Reasons Why You Should Foster Animals

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist Fostering animals is, simply put, saving lives. When you become a foster parent, you volunteer to keep a homeless pet in your home temporarily until they go to a forever home or can … Continue reading

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Cat Adoption 101

https://www.petsafe.net/2011/06/06/does-your-pet-have-a-drinking-problem/ http://www.petsafe.net/blog/2011/06/06/does-your-pet-have-a-drinking-problem/ By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist It’s kitten season, and all across the country, shelters are being flooded with cats. June is also Shelter Cat Adoption Month, so now’s the perfect time to adopt a rescue cat. … Continue reading

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