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Breed All About It: A Face Only A Mother Could Love

By Robin Rhea, Senior PetSafe Brand Manager You either love ‘em or hate ‘em – those dogs with smushed in faces known as Brachys or Brachycephalic (meaning short head) breed dogs. These short-snouted breeds include Pugs, Boston Terriers, Pekingese, Boxers, … Continue reading

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Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist Shortly after I got Emma and attended Michelle Mullins’, CPDT-KA, dog training class to understand how my dog learns, I felt I was really ready to begin teaching my new puppy a few … Continue reading


How does your dog learn?

By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist When I adopted a puppy four short months ago, I had some basic dog training instruction but no more than the average pet owner. I knew Emma’s training needed to start immediately. One … Continue reading


Top 5 Uses for Pet Barriers

  By Natalie Lester, PetSafe Brand Marketing Specialist In the office, Laura and I both have dogs with very opposite personalities. Emma is a puppy who loves to hop, play, and (sometimes) cuddle. She loves everyone, and is very strong … Continue reading


How to Prevent Dog Bites

  By Darcy Lockman for The Dog Daily New York City graduate student Lacey Brown was walking her roommate’s German Shepherd last fall when the dog lunged and bit an elderly neighbor on the wrist. “The dog had been growling … Continue reading

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5 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems: Digging

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Affairs and Alliances Have you ever ventured out into your backyard and found yourself impressed by the great deal of progress made in digging your new swimming pool? That is, until you realized that … Continue reading


5 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems: Barking

By Dean Vickers, Director of Animal Welfare Studies and Education at PetSafe As we know, dogs bark for a variety of reasons.  They may howl, whine, growl or outright bark.  There is nothing unusual about this. After all, they are … Continue reading


The 5 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems

By Dean Vickers, Director of Animal Welfare Studies and Education at Radio Systems Corporation Does your dog constantly bark?  Chew?  Dig? Chase?  Have faith, my friend, you are not alone. This is a guideline for helping you, as a new … Continue reading


Basic obedience training: At last! An obedient, happy dog

Basic obedience training is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your dog. Training strengthens the bond between you and your pet by building understanding and mutual respect. It can open up a means of communication … Continue reading


Back to School: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

While puppyhood is the most important time to teach new habits, it’s never too late to teach old dogs new tricks. Taking a little bit more time and some extra patience, training an older dog isn’t much different than training … Continue reading

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