Category Archives: Healthy Hound and Frisky Feline

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day!

by: Heather Owens, Category Manager Healthy eating and exercise is just as important for your pets as it is for you! Did you know an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese?* October … Continue reading

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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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Foods You Should Never Give your Cat or Dog

Foods that are Safe for Humans can be Toxic to Pets We are all created differently.  While you can adopt a “same food suits all” strategy for your family, the same cannot apply to your pet.  Human foods, with their … Continue reading

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Surviving the Fireworks

By Michelle Mullins, CPDT-KA, PetSafe Training & Behavior Education Manager The sky is falling! No, it’s just Independence Day. I love fireworks! It doesn’t matter when or why I will be instantly transfixed on the splash of colors and sparkle … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Love Automatic Litter Boxes

By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content Specialist For my four cats, I have three traditional litter boxes and one automatic litter box, the Simply Clean. The automatic box has made it so much easier to clean up after my cats. … Continue reading


Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month: The Cure for Kitten Season

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and Alliances At PetSafe, we seem to talk an awful lot about dogs.  They still carry the title “Man’s Best Friend” which is, quite frankly, a little shady.  You see, according to … Continue reading


How to Hug Your Cat, Maybe?

By Michelle Mullins, CPDT – KA, PetSafe Training & Behavior Education Manager There are approximately 86 million pet cats in the U.S. so clearly cats are well loved by many. I’ve been very fortunate to be owned by some amazing … Continue reading

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How to introduce a new cat to your home

By Dr. Julie Albright, PetSafe Small Animal Behavioral Chair at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Are you considering adding another cat to your household? Owning multiple cats can be a lot of fun, but also frustrating if … 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


What snoring says about your dog’s health

  By Kim Boatman for The Dog Daily Does your dog’s snoring keep you up at night? “We seem to put up with dog snoring more than spouse snoring,” says Dr. Bernadine Cruz, a Laguna Hills, Calif., veterinarian and nationally … Continue reading