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Helping Your Cat Overcome His Fear of the Automatic Litter Box

By Stacy Hackett

Let's face it--no one looks forward to cleaning the litter box. It's no wonder that a self-cleaning litter box appeals to many cat owners. Unfortunately, such a device may not appeal to the cat.

Smart Dog

Communicate with Your Dog on Your Phone

By Justin Young

I had never thought I would see the day when we could communicate with our pets on our phones. But the PetSafe® SMART DOG® Remote Trainer makes that very thing possible. It allows you to use your iPhone® or Android® as a remote to control tone, vibration, or static stimulations on a sleek, navy blue collar that your dog wears.

Cat on Chair

Yes, You CAN Train Cats

By Amy Shojai

January is National Train Your Dog Month, but don't forget about training cats. We expect our dogs to know basic manners, and rarely feel surprise if King offers a "sit" on command, or a paws-up to "shake" when asked. But folks guffaw at the mere mention of cat training.

Paper Training

Pros and Cons of Paper Training for Puppies

By Caryl Wolff

All puppies have to pee and poop, and each owner/guardian needs to choose where their toilet area is going to be based on their lifestyle and circumstances. There are many toilet options, one of which is paper training along with its very close relative, pee pad training.

Catspiracies

Enter the World of Catspiracies

By Justin Young

Hey, Cats. Have you ever stopped to think about why humans love our poo so much? Millions of cats believe humans are harvesting their poo for profit using the PetSafe® ScoopFree® Litter Box. Watch the video and decide for yourself!

walking puppies

7 Ways to Make Training Part of Everyday Life with Your Dog

By Justin Young

From the moment you bring home your new pet, training is one of the most important things you can do. Teaching your dog basic manners will give you more options for activities in which your dog can participate, build your relationship and enrich the lives of you and your dog. Learning should not be limited to a training class. Reinforcing your dog’s good behaviors throughout his everyday life will help keep your dog on his best behavior.

pet owner resolutions

Top 6 New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

By PetSafe Guest

While dogs aren’t capable of resolving anything, the end of December is a good time to take stock of ways to help your dog become healthier and happier. Dr. Trisha Joyce of New York City Veterinary Specialists offers suggestions for pet parent resolutions.