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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!

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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.

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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.

dog pulling on leash

Could Pulling on the Leash Hurt Your Dog?

By Caryl Wolff

Your dog pulls while walking on a leash, which can lead to gagging and coughing. Your response may be to jerk the leash to stop him, but there can be long-lasting effects on his health. Discover the safest way to walk and stop your dog's pulling.

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Barkaholics: Why Dogs Bark at House Guests

By Amy Shojai

'Tis the season for visitors and guests. And your dog is ready and willing to add barking to the celebration. While that may prove aggravating to you or even scary to your visitors, it's important to realize barking is a normal part of canine communication. To figure out how to muffle the noise, first we must understand why dogs bark.

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How to Set Off-Limits Areas for Pets

By Jim Tedford

Our homes, pets, and lifestyle preferences are entirely unique. Some people enjoy having their dogs beside them on the couch or keeping them company in the kitchen. Others prefer that pets stay off of the furniture or out of certain rooms in the house. Whatever your lifestyle, pet barriers and deterrents are useful training tools. They establish boundaries for your dog so everyone lives together peacefully.