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Wireless or In-Ground Pet Fence: Which is Best for My Pet and Me?

By PetSafe Guest

If you have pets and a yard, it's time to consider what's sometimes referred to as an electric pet fence, and the best place to start your search is by understanding the different types available. Here, we'll discuss how a pet fence works, how they compare to traditional wood or metal yard fences and the difference between in-ground and wireless pet fences. After reading this article, you will better understand how pet fences work and how they can help your pet safely enjoy your yard.

How a pet fence works

The two types of pet fences we will focus on are in-ground and wireless; both work by creating a boundary that interacts with a receiver collar worn by your pet to let him know where the boundary is. For pet fences to be effective, you must do some basic training with your dog. The training is pretty straightforward; when your dog approaches the boundary, he will...

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Reduce Your Pet’s Anxiety When They’re Home Alone

By PetSafe Guest

We’ve all been there – it’s time to leave for work but your pet doesn’t want you to go. It can be stressful on you and your pet, but thankfully there are some steps you can take to help your furry friend feel more comfortable about being home alone.

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How to Prevent Your Pet From Developing Joint Issues

By PetSafe Guest

Deteriorating joints are a health concern that we share with our pets, especially as we get older together. Just like us, our dogs and cats can develop bad hips, knees, elbows and more. There are many ways to help a pet that's getting on in years and needs support getting around the house or in and out of the car. However, the best way to deal with joint issues is to take proactive measures to prevent them while your pet is still young. Luckily, there are a variety of tools, therapies and tips available to help your young pets stay spry, and to help your older pets keep up.

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It’s Time to Bark for Your Park!

By PetSafe Guest

PetSafe® has donated more than $1.5 million to support more than 70 off-leash dog parks in the United States.

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The Best Type of Litter for Your Cat

By PetSafe Guest

You’d think choosing the right litter for your cat’s litter box would be an easy decision, but that’s not always the case. Cats can be particular, and if they don’t like the litter you choose, they’ll find another place to do their business. Fortunately, there are plenty of litter options out there to match your cat’s preferences.

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7 Advantages of a Self-Cleaning Litter Box

By PetSafe Guest

Automatic self-cleaning litter boxes are not new, but they are becoming more popular. Learn the benefits of automatic litter boxes.

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Tips for Keeping Cat Litter From Tracking

By PetSafe Guest

Every cat lover has experienced it at some point. You step into a room and feel that familiar crunch underfoot. There’s nothing like getting up in the morning to find your feline friend has tracked cat litter all over the house. It can be frustrating, but it’s something we have to live with as cat people… or is it?