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Justin is a Marketing Specialist for the PetSafe® team in Knoxville, TN. Justin provides up-to-date product information for PetSafe partners, interacts with PetSafe’s social media fans, and produces content for the Paw Print Blog.
Justin’s personal assistants are a Saint Bernard-Great Pyrenees mix named Charlie and a pit bull named Audrey.
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Have you been thinking about installing an In-Ground Fence™ system at your home? Wondering what the steps are and how difficult it would be to install? Follow these 4 easy steps to make installing your new fence a breeze.
Independence Day is nearly here. Americans will celebrate the day in many ways. Some will spend the day at the lake or on the beach. Others will invite their friends and family over for a summer feast cooked on the grill. After the sun goes down, many people will gather outside to admire the fireworks that light up the night sky. While humans will enjoy the sights, our canine friends may become stressed out and fearful. Here are some ways you can prepare for the Independence Day fireworks with your pet.
Thinking of taking your dog to the office this Friday for National Take Your Dog to Work Day? Make sure you’re not biting off more than you can chew.
Does the arrival of Spring have your dog longing to spend more time outdoors? It’s time to give him what he wants! If spending time at a local dog park is not an option, you can give your dog...
Get ready to celebrate! Saturday, May 5, 2018 is National Dog Park Day. Introduced in 2017, PetSafe® launched National Dog Park Day as a way to encourage dog owners to spend time outdoors with their pets in safe, off-leash areas.
Since 2011, PetSafe® has donated over $1.2 Million to communities across the country build, enhance and maintain dog parks. This year, we’re committing another $225,000 through the annual...
Is your dog getting the activity he needs? How much time should you spend walking and playing with your pup? Learn how to stay healthy and active with your pup!
Millions of cats around the world believe humans are making a big business out of stockpiling cat poop. But, where are they hiding it? Watch the video, and learn the truth about this global catspiracy.
With an Arctic Blast gripping a large portion of the country at the start of the year, going outdoors was challenging. But, winter is just getting started. If you have pets, there are cold...
Whether you need a little help with training or you just want to pamper your pet, PetSafe® products solutions can help. While we’re proud of the innovative solutions we provide, our ultimate...
Remote trainers make it easy to teach your dog commands, or for reducing unwanted behaviors. Now, we’re introducing our easiest to use PetSafe® Remote Trainers, ever! Learn More about how...
In your household, is your dog or cat considered a member of the family? For many Americans, this is the case. Because pets are so loved, their owners are looking to give them the best...
Do you know a busy pet parent? This holiday season, you can help them stay connected to their pet’s feeding schedule. The PetSafe® Smart Feed Automatic Pet Feeder for iPhone and Android has...
Thinking about a new collar for your dog? The PetSafe® Martingale Collar may be just what you’re looking for according to the editors at Faveable.com. After reviewing more than 100 collars,...
This week, PetSafe® will help welcome hundreds of dock-diving, canine competitors to the 2017 DockDogs® World Championship being held in our hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee. The event will...
PetSafe® is giving away over $250,000 to communities across the country to build, maintain and enhance off-leash dog parks through its annual Bark for Your Park™ campaign!
Are you prepared for the solar eclipse? Millions of Americans will be watching on Monday, August 21, 2017 as the moon travels across the sun and blocks the light. How will your pets...
"Take the work out of work.” That’s how BuzzFeed is showcasing 21 Excellent Products That'll Basically Do All The Work For You, including the PetSafe® Healthy Pet Simply Feed™ 12-Meal Automatic Pet Feeder.
Your cat needs one ounce of water per pound of body weight each day. This amount may increase based on the activity level of your pet or existing health conditions. You can help keep your cat properly hydrated by providing a source of clean water. But, what if your cat doesn’t seem to like her bowl?
During the summer months, rising temperatures prove dangerous or even deadly to furry family members. Staying hydrated helps protect pets from overheating, but it's still important to recognize the signs of distress. Keep your critters, and yourself, from becoming hot under the collar by preventing potential problems.
Are you only getting a mean mug from your pug? Is your Calico a no-show emotionally? Maybe your pet is trying to tell you something.
Nearly 55 million American households now include canine members. From our home life to how we spend our free time, dogs are becoming more and more ingrained in our everyday lives. Today, we celebrate National Take Your Dog to Work Day.
Dog dads are a special breed. In addition to the unconditional love he gives his canine companion, he also spends a lot of time taking walks and playing with his dog, giving baths and even cleaning up after his best friend. This Fathers Day, celebrate the unique bond between dad and dog pet with some gifts to help dad relax.
Want to give your dog a yard he’ll drool over? Enter the PetSafe® Doggie Dream Yard Giveaway!
Want to give your dog a yard he’ll drool over? Enter the PetSafe® Doggie Dream Yard Giveaway!
Despite some cold, wet weather, PetSafe® Brand celebrated its first annual PetSafe National Dog Park Day on Saturday, May 6th with five other communities across the country- including Tehachapi, CA, Epworth, IA and Fort Gratiot, MI!
Is your dog’s excessive barking keeping you from having a peaceful home? If so, now is the perfect time to get started on training him when it’s ok to bark.
It’s that time of year again. Millions of Americans have filed their taxes, found out they’ll receive a tax refund and are figuring out exactly how they’ll spend that money. Some people will save the money for a rainy day. Others may splurge on something shiny and new. Then, there are pet parents who might be wondering what to buy for their dog or cat.
Is your dog's excessive barking becoming a problem for you, your household or your neighbors? With these tips, and a little Spring Training, you can have a more peaceful home.
Spring Training isn’t just for baseball! With the weather warming up, it’s a great time to get outside and train your dog. Whether you want to teach your dog some new tricks, or just improve his behavior, PetSafe® Brand can help you get started.
The PetSafe® Brand Marketing Team had the privilege of cutting the ribbon on a new PetSafe® dog park in Watkinsville, GA on Sunday, March, 26th.
It’s been a big week for PetSafe® Brand and the pet industry! Manufacturers, retail partners and media gathered in Orlando for the 2017 Global Pet Expo to show off the latest and greatest products to enhance the lives of all kinds of pets.
This February 20th, PetSafe® Brand will join dog and cat lovers everywhere to celebrate National Love Your Pet Day!
Whether you’ve just added a new dog to your family, or you want to teach your old dog some new tricks, January is the perfect time to start training. In recognition of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers’ National Train Your Dog Month, PetSafe® Brand asked you to submit your questions to our team of certified trainers on Facebook. Below are answers to your most common training questions.
I had never thought I would see the day when we could communicate with our pets on our phones. But the PetSafe® SMART DOG® Remote Trainer makes that very thing possible. It allows you to use your iPhone® or Android® as a remote to control tone, vibration, or static stimulations on a sleek, navy blue collar that your dog wears.
Most of us have heard the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” With some time and patience any dog, no matter the age, can learn. From positive reinforcement to training corrections, there are many ways to train your dog!
Hey, Cats. Have you ever stopped to think about why humans love our poo so much? Millions of cats believe humans are harvesting their poo for profit using the PetSafe® ScoopFree® Litter Box. Watch the video and decide for yourself!
From the moment you bring home your new pet, training is one of the most important things you can do. Teaching your dog basic manners will give you more options for activities in which your dog can participate, build your relationship and enrich the lives of you and your dog. Learning should not be limited to a training class. Reinforcing your dog’s good behaviors throughout his everyday life will help keep your dog on his best behavior.
Searching for the perfect present for your favorite pet or pet lover this holiday season? Here's our list of top pet gifts recommended for pets and their parents, including everything from solutions for keeping your cat’s litter box clean to teaching your dog how to be a better walking partner.
As we prepare for the holiday season, many of us are thinking about what we’re most thankful for in life. The list could include family, friends, jobs or even the basics like having a food and shelter. If there’s a dog or cat in your life, you’re likely thankful for the love and joy they bring to your home.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, you’re probably already thinking about the perfect presents for your family and friends. Watching a loved one open your gift can be just as rewarding as receiving one yourself. While all the important people in your life a celebrating the joy of the season, don’t forget to spread some cheer to your furry friends.
On the warm, summer night of Thursday, September 8th, PetSafe® Brand welcomed the City of Durham, NC into its family of dog parks, with a $25,000 grant to build a new play-place for people and their pets.
Pet parents in Maryville, Tennessee now have a new place to socialize and exercise their dogs! On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the City of Maryville, Parks and Recreation, and Radio Systems Corporation partnered for the grand opening of the PetSafe® Pistol Creek Dog Park. It's the 9th PetSafe Dog Park to open in the Knoxville area since 2006.
This year we're giving away over $250,000 in grant prizes to communities across the country. The new PetSafe Bark For Your Park Grant Program will give awards to 25 communities: five $25,000 prizes to help build new dog parks, ten $10,000 prizes to enhance existing dog parks, and ten $5,000 prizes to maintain existing dog parks. Watch the video to learn how you can get your community barking to apply for a grant for your very own dog park!
Get answers to your frequently asked questions about the right in-ground pet fence wire gauge for your yard.
With temperatures rising and daylight lasting longer, there are plenty of reasons to have some outdoor fun. What better way to ring in spring than with an adventure for you and your pet? Here are 5 outdoor activities to do with your dog.
The new Automatic Ball Launcher makes it easy for your dog to play fetch anytime and anywhere. Let your dogs chase the ball to their heart's content at home, in the yard, or at the park.
In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, PetSafe® brand asked fans to share a photo of their pet and tell us about your favorite memory with them. More than 250 people shared their story with us for a chance to win free PetSafe toys for a year. Who was our lucky winner?
Did you start off the year making a resolution to live a healthier life? If so, you're not alone. As you take control of your health, make sure your pet is leading a healthy lifestyle, too. Make this a resolution you keep with this checklist for your pet's health.
It’s been said that being the president of the United States is the world’s toughest job. With so much pressure, a president deserves a genuine friend who is always happy to see them and offers a listening ear, unconditional love, and a wagging tail at the end of the day.
We often rely on our dog's body, ears, and tail to interpret how he's feeling. But a smile or wagging tail does not always mean your dog's happy. Knowing how your dog communicates will keep you and your family safe and lower your dog’s stress.
Is your pet scared of fireworks or storms? Has your pet recently escaped? Get tips on pet safety and finding lost pets in preparation for the 4th of July.