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Four Tips to Keep Your Dog Occupied While You’re Away from Home

Four Tips to Keep Your Dog Occupied While You’re Away from Home

Saying goodbye to your pooch each morning is always a bit of a bummer.

You have to go to work, but you don’t want your pup to be bored while you’re gone. Long-term boredom can give your dog anxiety, and it could even spark destructive behavior—especially if your furry friend suffers from separation anxiety.

But there are a few things you can do to help keep your dog’s mind and muzzle busy while you’re punching the clock.

1. Use Treat-Dispensing Toys to Challenge Your Pooch

Treat-dispensing dog toys are an easy way to leverage your dog’s food drive while providing endless hours of distraction while you’re away. For example, the PetSafe® Ribinator Dog Toy is a safe, durable and fun option. Working with a variety of different treats, including smear-style treats like peanut butter and bully sticks, it’s a long-lasting distraction for pups while you’re away from home.

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Five tips to cool your hot dogs this summer

Five tips to cool your hot dogs this summer

Keep them rested, hydrated and out of the carLet’s be frank: Hot dogs are not cool.All kidding aside (this is actually deadly serious), a late spring heat wave is a good time to review a few hot-weather guidelines for animals that pet parents can follow so dogs and cats don’t fall prey to the more...

Poison ivy can lead to dog rashes, but it’s avoidable – and treatable

Poison ivy can lead to dog rashes, but it’s avoidable – and treatable

By Thomas Fraser

Seven tips for the leaves of threeDogs can get rashes from poison ivy, but it’s more likely you’ll get a poison-ivy rash from your dog.That’s because dogs’ coats typically protect their skin from the inflammatory effects of urushiol, the poison ivy oil that triggers misery in many people. Their...

PetSafe® helps you and your pets break through glass barriers with our Freedom® Patio Panel Pet Doors

PetSafe® helps you and your pets break through glass barriers with our Freedom® Patio Panel Pet Door

By PetSafe Guest

We make more than pet doors. We make gateways to freedom for you and your pets.PetSafe® dog doors – DIY installation projects you can approach with confidence and complete quickly – can revolutionize your life. No more rushing home to let the dogs or cats out. No more guilt that you are letting...

The best way to corral your pal: PetSafe® containment systems

The best way to corral your pal: PetSafe® containment systems

By PetSafe Guest

What is the best pet fence option for you?You can give your dog freedom and independence and still be a master of his domain with PetSafe® wireless and underground pet fences.What fence is right for you and your faithful friend? Some PetSafe® fences are in-ground and some are wireless; some are...

PetSafe® Pet Doors Provide Paths to Freedom for Dogs, Cats and Owners

PetSafe® Pet Doors Provide Paths to Freedom for Dogs, Cats and Owners

By PetSafe Guest

Do you want to go about your business inside while your pet does his business outside? Do you feel bad keeping your pet cooped up inside all day? Do you want your cat or dog to have access to the great outdoors on demand?A PetSafe® brand pet door can provide that path to freedom. Cat or dog, big or...

Why do dogs bark? It’s complicated and simple all at once.

Why do dogs bark? It’s complicated and simple all at once.

By PetSafe Guest

What do you say when you’re feeling afraid? Threatened? Lonely? Hungry? Playful?Humans have a range of options to verbalize their feelings. Aside from a whimper or a whine, dogs have just one means of audible communication: barking. As any dog lover knows, they can adjust the tone, tempo and volume...