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Thomas Fraser

Thomas Fraser

PetSafe® brand copywriter Thomas Fraser is a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media. He worked as a news reporter and editor in Tennessee, New Jersey, North Carolina and Virginia before joining the PetSafe® pack in November 2018. He lives in Blount County with his daughter and her mother, a professional dressage rider and horse trainer. He loves animals, sports and the outdoors and is also the proud parent of a Malinois (Aston), silver retriever (Oso), miniature Aussie shepherd (Remington), two cats (Ronaldo and Fendi) and a pony (Camellia).

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Waddling dogs and fat cats
Waddling dogs and fat cats

Obesity is a growing threat to pet health If you take your dog on a waddle instead of a walk, it might be time to adjust his diet or feeding habits. The same holds true if your cat is too...

Are summer pests pestering your pets?
Are summer pests pestering your pets?

Here’s a pet health primer on ticks, fleas and mosquitoes There’s a new tick in town. The longhorned Asian tick has now joined the long list of tiny critters that can pose a threat to...

Even the most patriotic dogs and cats aren’t fond of Independence Day fireworks
Even the most patriotic dogs and cats aren’t fond of Independence Day fireworks

If you or your neighbors plan on getting all 1776 this Independence Day, remember that bombs bursting in air are more like bursting in scare for cats and dogs. What might seem like a harmless...

Water is key to good health for your pets
Water is key to good health for your pets

Make sure your animals always have access to fresh, filtered water Summer means time on the water, by the water and in the water. But is your pet drinking enough of it? How can you be sure,...

Poison ivy can lead to dog rashes, but it’s avoidable – and treatable
Poison ivy can lead to dog rashes, but it’s avoidable – and treatable

Seven tips for the leaves of three Dogs can get rashes from poison ivy, but it’s more likely you’ll get a poison-ivy rash from your dog. That’s because dogs’ coats typically protect their...