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Fall DIY Projects to Prep Your Yard For Your Pet

By Hank Champion

For many, fall is the best time to get outside. Even pets seem to have a little more zip in their step as the air gets cooler and the leaves start to change. Because of the great weather that comes with fall, it’s also the perfect time for DIY projects. And since winter is just around the corner, we've picked a couple of projects to help you and your pet deal with the frosty days to come and through the rest of the year.

Installing a Pet Fence

A safe way to let your pet enjoy more time in your yard is by installing an electronic pet fence. This is an ideal DIY project because an in-ground pet fence can be installed over the weekend, or you can choose a wireless pet fence that can be set up in just 1 to 2 hours. Regardless of which pet fence you select, the benefits compared to a traditional fence are:

  • Lower cost
  • Easy to install
  • Low maintenance
  • Won't block your view
  • ...
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Is Your Pet Dehydrated? Try These Simple Tests

By Hank Champion

We all know daily hydration is essential for us, but did you know it’s crucial for your pet too? Along with helping to prevent urinary and kidney disease, proper hydration plays a role in virtually every body function of your pet.

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How to train your cat to use a cat door

By Hank Champion

If you have a dog in your home, you know how often they like to go outside for potty breaks, fresh air or to check on the squirrels.

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How to train your dog to use a doggie door

By Hank Champion

If you have a dog in your home, you know how often they like to go outside for potty breaks, fresh air or to check on the squirrels.

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How Do You Stop a Dog from Pulling on the Leash?

By Rob Hunter

Who’s walking who? If you’ve ever asked that proverbial question about yourself and your own dog, you are not alone.

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The Do’s And Don’ts For How Long You Can Leave a Dog Alone

By Hank Champion

Whether you’re getting a new puppy or adopting an adult dog, you’re bringing a new family member into your life. While you may want to be with your new buddy all the time, responsibilities like work, family and errands can force you to leave your dog alone at home.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy and Entertained While You’re Away

By Rob Hunter

With spring 2022 fast approaching, travel might be on your schedule. While it’s nice to imagine a world where our cats can accompany us anywhere, the reality is that it’s often best to leave your four-legged loved ones at home.