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All in the family: Canine Aggression to Family Members

All in the family: Canine Aggression to Family Members

By PetSafe Guest

There is no doubt that many people view their dogs as family members.  In fact many of my clients often use the term "four-legged children" when describing their pets.  A recent journal article in Science demonstrated that both people and their dogs experience an increase in the natural bonding hormone oxytocin after a period of interaction. Some researchers theorize the familiar canine characteristics of large eyes, playfulness, and retention of other juvenile traits promote a relationship similar to that of a parent and child.  Although the interaction is often very strong and relatively peaceful, just like any other relationship, there can be periods of conflict.

How to Prevent Dog Bites

How to Prevent Dog Bites

By PetSafe Guest

By Darcy Lockman for The Dog DailyNew 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 at people when we were out together, something he never did when he was with his...

Pet Door Training

Pet Door Training Made Fun and Simple

By PetSafe Guest

Open Up Their WorldA pet door can provide your pet with a great sense of freedom - and give your family a much-needed break from being your pet's doorman. All dogs, puppies and cats can learn to use a pet door - and all can be trained in the same manner. In fact, most pets can be trained in a...

Picking the perfect containment system for your pet

Compare and Contain: Picking the Right Fence for You and Your Pet

By PetSafe Guest

Picking the perfect containment system for your pet and your needs can be tricky. Accounting for your pet’s temperament, containment size, cost and more, you may find yourself asking: “What’s so deluxe about Deluxe?” Or “why go wired when wireless is so much easier to setup?” We've come up with this guide to simplfy your search.

Safety Indoors and Out with Pet Doors & Wireless Containment

Safety Indoors and Out with Pet Doors & Wireless Containment

By Tony Johnson

Really, a pet door is freedom. And if pet doors are freedom, then a wireless containment system is peace of mind. Put them together, and suddenly, you've got more than you expected and the world is a better place, and full of benefits for you and your pets.

PetSafe® Brand Celebrates National Dog Park Day

PetSafe® Brand Celebrates National Dog Park Day

By Justin Young

Despite some cold, wet weather, PetSafe® Brand celebrated its first annual PetSafe National Dog Park Day on Saturday, May 6th with five other communities across the country- including Tehachapi, CA, Epworth, IA and Fort Gratiot, MI!

Throw a Cinco de Mayo Party for your Pup

Throw a Cinco de Mayo Party for your Pup

By Yera Shah

This weekend, many of us will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Want to make sure your dog doesn’t feel left out? We have the perfect plan for throwing a fiesta for our furry friends.