Category Archives: Healthy Hound and Frisky Feline

How to help your pet have a healthy new year

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and Alliances Like millions of us, did you resolve to get fit in 2013? Do you have a plan for making that happen? And what about your dogs…could they stand to lose … Continue reading

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Tips for Getting Your Indoor Cat to Exercise

A Tale of Busy Paws: Tips for Getting Your Indoor Cat to Exercise Even though an overweight cat can be a cuddly and warm accessory on your couch during the harsh, cold winter months and can even bring some comedic … Continue reading

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When does a Christmas accident turn into an emergency?

By Michelle Mullins, CPDT-KA, PetSafe Training and Behavior Education Department Manager Pet emergencies can happen at any time. However the holidays can provide additional challenges with the increased travel and festivities that accompany them. By recognizing an emergency and having … Continue reading

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Diabetes in Pets: Recognition and Prevention

By Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist Upon adopting a pet, most owners don’t consider the possibility their canine or feline companion could develop a condition such as diabetes.  It’s a disease that severely compromises a dog or … Continue reading

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Holiday DIY – Homemade Pet Treats

HEALTHY HOLIDAY TREATS FOR YOUR DOGS & CATS ‘Tis the season to feast!  But while you are indulging on home cooked meals and family fun in the kitchen, don’t forget about your pets!  This holiday season, experiment with some pet … Continue reading

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What should we do with feral cats?

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and Alliances Happy National Feral Cat Day! Alley Cat Allies, one of the nation’s leading organizations promoting the humane care of feral cats, has set aside October 16 as a day to … Continue reading

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What scares your pet?

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist In Emma’s short life, she has explored and discovered many things she loves – like swimming! However, there have also been a few situations where she isn’t comfortable and is obviously afraid. There … Continue reading

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Up in the gym, Mabel’s working on her fitness

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist I’ll be the first to admit I am a little fluffier around the edges than I should be, and my doctor may tell me I should lose the weight to feel better and … 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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