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Experts: COVID-19 is not transmissible between people and pets

By PetSafe Guest

Experts: COVID-19 is not transmissible between people and pets

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing our lives and a lot of people have questions about how the virus might affect pets. It can be challenging to discern and digest all the information shared on social media. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the intergovernmental World Organisation for Animal Health, American Kennel Club and the World Health Organization have some reassuring information about life with your pets in this age of novel coronavirus.

Can pets give you the coronavirus?

There is no reason to think that pets in the U.S. might be a source of infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC has not received any reports of pets or other animals showing symptoms of COVID-19. It’s always a good idea, however, to wash your hands after being around...

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6 pointers for caring for your new puppy

Why do dogs bark at night? Here’s how to restore silence when the sun goes down

Walk through any neighborhood when the sun goes down and you'll hear barking dogs. What causes dogs to sound off so much at night? Why does your dog bark when it gets dark -- sometimes to the point it keeps you and your neighbors awake?Dogs are dogs, of course, and there are many reasons dogs bark....

6 pointers for caring for your new puppy

6 pointers for caring for your new puppy

By Thomas Fraser

That pretty new puppy in your arms is going to be a handful. With patience, love and persistence, however, he will grow quickly by your side and become a close friend and family member. Here are some puppy pointers from PetSafe® to help you care for your new dog.Puppy-proof your home. Think of your...

6 tips for introducing a new cat to your home

6 tips for introducing a new cat to your home

Even the sweetest kitties can get catty when a new feline shows up at the house.Cats are territorial and do not naturally form bonds with other cats.If you properly introduce the resident cat and the new arrival, however, it can set the stage for long-term harmony in your home. PetSafe® has cat...

Happy New Year! 8 pet resolutions and solutions for 2020

Happy New Year! 8 pet resolutions and solutions for 2020

By Thomas Fraser

The new year offers a clean slate and a chance for self-improvement. Did you resolve to improve your pet’s life in 2020, too?It’s not too late to focus on the year ahead, and sticking to those resolutions is easier than you may think. PetSafe® offers convenient solutions and products that empower...

Should you vaccinate your dog against canine influenza? Questions and answers about dog flu.

Should you vaccinate your dog against canine influenza? Questions and answers about dog flu.

By Thomas Fraser

You may have noticed a new item on the list of canine vaccinations recommended by your veterinarian, or those required for boarding or grooming services. Just like humans, dogs can contract a form of influenza, also known as dog flu. And like humans, dogs can be vaccinated against the flu to reduce...

7 tips to help your dog cope when he’s home alone for the holidays

7 tips to help your dog cope when he’s home alone for the holidays

By Thomas Fraser

You might enjoy a little solitude amid the holidays’ frenetic mix of friends, fun and festivities. Your dog – not so much.Your pups are highly social animals and they will miss you as you flit from one party to another and go on day-long shopping binges.A house full of chattering guests can lead to...