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Collar Safety Awareness Starts with You

By PetSafe Guest

Learn how to keep your dog safe from collar accidents with stories of dogs who suffered tragic or near-misss collar accidents.

Am I giving my dog too many treats?

Am I giving my dog too many treats?

By Caryl Wolff

How would you like to ensure that you can keep your dog alive longer? It can be done – just exercise him, don’t overfeed him, and feed him a good quality food.Obesity is one of the most common contributors of your dog having a painful and early death. Why painful? Because when your dog is fat, it...

Happy Meals: Choosing the Right Food for Your Pet

Happy Meals: Choosing the Right Food for Your Pet

By Audrey Pavia

Our pets count on us for some important things: a soft bed to sleep in, shelter from the elements, and plenty of love. But there's another vital necessity every dog and cat needs to be happy and healthy: a high quality diet.A healthy diet is just as important to your dog or cat as it is to you....

Training: What can we learn from wolves?

Training: What can we learn from wolves?

By Michelle Mullins

In early September, Michelle Mullins, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KSA and Toni Mark, KPA-CTP of the PetSafe® Training & Behavior Education Team attended the Advanced Trainer Seminar at Wolf Park.  Wolf Park is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to behavioral research, education and conservation. The...

Promoting Healthy Weight with Enrichment

Promoting Healthy Weight with Enrichment

By Michelle Mullins

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59% of cats and 54% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. Those numbers have grown substantially just since 2007. A report from the Banfield State of Pet Health shows the number of overweight dogs has grown 74%, and the number...

How Often Does My Dog Need Potty Breaks?

How Often Does My Dog Need Potty Breaks?

By Amy Shojai

Most times, I get questions about potty breaks with new puppies. It's important, though, to be able to predict how often a dog of any age needs to go outside. This goes beyond house training, and takes into account the dog's body, digestion, and natural elimination timetable. Remember, too, that...

Food Fight! 8 Ways to Prevent Problems at Mealtime

Food Fight! 8 Ways to Prevent Problems at Mealtime

By Amy Shojai

When you live with multiple pets, mealtime can be a challenge. How do you feed different foods to multiple animals without them gulping from each other's bowls? Even worse, what can be done to manage and prevent squabbles over the smorgasbord?How Cats EatBesides nutritional differences, cats and...