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

By PetSafe Guest

If you think you might have contracted the virus, the CDC recommends restricting contact with pets and other animals (and humans, of course!). While there have been no reports of pets or other animals showing symptoms of novel coronavirus, people with symptoms should limit contact with animals until more is known about the virus, WOAH says on its website. When possible, have another member of your household care for pets while you are sick. If you have no other care options, wash your hands before and after contact with pets and wear a facemask if available. Novel coronavirus patients should avoid petting, snuggling, and sharing kisses and food (we know, it would be hard for us, too), according to WOAH. The AKC further suggests you avoid petting animals if you are sick because the virus could be transmitted via fur.

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...

5 tips to introduce cats to crystal litter

5 tips to introduce cats to crystal litter

By Thomas Fraser

Congratulations on committing to a clay- and clump-free future for you and your cat. PetSafe® Premium Crystal Litter – such as that used in the PetSafe® ScoopFree® Self-Cleaning Litter Box -- is far superior to traditional clay in terms of odor control (five times more effective than traditional...

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7 things you need for your pet emergency evacuation kit

By Thomas Fraser

Preparation is key to dealing with any disaster.Be it a hurricane, tornado, blizzard, wildfire, flood or man-made disaster, you need a grab-and-go emergency pet evacuation kit that contains your pets’ essential supplies. No family member should be left behind in the face of danger, and it might be...

Can cats be walked on a leash? (Yes, and it’s not weird)

Can cats be walked on a leash? (Yes, and it’s not weird)

By Thomas Fraser

Taking your cat for a walk doesn’t have to be a drag. The PetSafe® Come With Me Kitty Harness and Bungee Leash™ make it easy for her to get some fresh air and sensory refreshments without curling into a scared limp lump on a line. City kitties and their country cousins can now recreate their own...