Tag Archives: Training

Theo’s Remote Trainer Success Story

By Andrick Buggs, PetSafe Video Coordinator At PetSafe, we know firsthand our Remote Trainers enhance pet parents’ relationship with their furry children. Not only do the trainers help owners interrupt unwanted behavior like jumping or barking, they also give your … Continue reading

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Can We Really Trust Remote Trainers?

Several people question whether or not our Remote Trainers work and what effect they have on our dogs. We recently hired a new Category Manager for Remote Training and he has brought a fresh set of eyes to the products. Below, he also answered many of … Continue reading


The 5 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems: Begging

By Dean Vickers Alright, I confess my dogs are terrible beggers.  Depending on the amount and type of food being solicited, begging is really a harmless behavior.  It is annoying at times and guests aren’t always willing to overlook this … Continue reading


5 Resolutions for a Happier Dog in 2012

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Affairs and Alliances I will open with a disclaimer. I am not a big proponent of resolutions, New Year’s or otherwise. I come from that “do the best you can ALL year long” school … Continue reading

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Awakening the body and the mind

By Kimberly Burgan, Certified Pet Dog Trainer and Accredited Canine Behavior Consultant (PetSafe guest blogger) I arrived at class today, not knowing what to expect. The standard meet-and-greet rituals took place before everyone relaxed and sat down. The instructor, along … Continue reading

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5 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems: Chewing

By Dean Vickers, Director of Animal Welfare Studies and Education at PetSafe If you have ever come home to a scene like the one above, you probably experienced several different emotions including shock, anger, sadness and frustration with your dog. … Continue reading


Take The Lead With Your Dog

Take the Lead With Your Dog Managing your dog on a leash (or lead) is the best way to protect him from harm. You can control him from running into a busy street – prevent others from feeling frightened or … Continue reading

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How To Train Your Dog To Your New Containment System

Congratulations on your new PetSafe containment system! Proper training of your pet is essential to the success of your PetSafe fence. Have fun with your pet throughout the training process. Training should be fun, fair, firm and consistent. While we … 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