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Give Your Dog the Backyard of His Dreams

By Justin Young

Does the arrival of Spring have your dog longing to spend more time outdoors? It’s time to give him what he wants! If spending time at a local dog park is not an option, you can give your dog space in his own backyard to run and play.

Here are some ideas of what you’ll need for a Doggie Dream Yard.

1.  MORE ACCESS TO THE OUTDOORS

A doggie door is essential to giving your dog a backyard he’ll drool over. Pet doors give your dog access to enter and exit your home whenever he chooses. Your dog can spend more time outdoors getting the vital exercise he needs.

2. SAFE BOUNDARIES

Create safe boundaries for your dog with electronic fences. Wireless and in-ground fences are a great solution for keeping your dog secure in the yard, without the expense and hassle of putting up a physical fence. With some DIY know-how, a weekend and a little training, your dog can be enjoying more...

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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pet Against Lyme Disease

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Pet Against Lyme Disease

By PetSafe Guest

May marks Lyme Disease Prevention Month, highlighting this and other tick-borne diseases found that can occur in both people and pets. Lyme disease is transmitted from a bite of an infected black-legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick.While both fleas and ticks are a year-round problem in many...

5 Safety Tips for New Pet Parents

5 Safety Tips for New Pet Parents

By PetSafe Guest

If you think being the parent of a newborn baby is difficult, think again. Pets are men, women, children, and aged - basically everyone's best friend. What would your life be without your pet dogs' wiggling tail or your pet cats' snuggles? Pets make our lives better in every way possible, but...

Celebrate National Dog Park Day

Celebrate National Dog Park Day

By Justin Young

Get ready to celebrate! Saturday, May 5, 2018 is National Dog Park Day. Introduced in 2017, PetSafe® launched National Dog Park Day as a way to encourage dog owners to spend time outdoors with their pets in safe, off-leash areas.

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It’s Time to Bark for Your Park!

By Justin Young

The annual PetSafe® Bark for Your Park™ grant program is back! Since the program launched in 2011, PetSafe has awarded over $1 Million to 70 communities in 40 states to build, enhance and maintain off-leash dog parks. This year, we’ll award $225,000 to 13 pet-friendly cities.

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Leash Training Puppies: Part 2, Walking Your Puppy

By Caryl Wolff

This is part 2 of the series on leash training puppies. The first part was about the prep and getting him used to his collar or harness. Now we'll introduce your puppy to walking on the leash outside.

Tips for Traveling with a Dog That is Sight or Hearing Impaired

Tips for Traveling with a Dog That is Sight or Hearing Impaired

By PetSafe Guest

When it comes to dogs, they say the nose knows! And they have incredible olfactory receptors that are always working and definitely play a part in allowing dogs with failing eyesight or deafness live happy and normal lives.However, if you are traveling with a pooch that is either sight or hearing...