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Stop Your Dog’s Snacking from the Litter Box

Stop Your Dog’s Snacking from the Litter Box

It’s piquant and has a distinctive bouquet. It has excellent mouth feel, is quite pleasing on the palate and even packs extra protein. But regardless of its culinary appeal, it’s cat scat from the litter box and your dog has no business chowing it down.Those sought-after litter critters can...

Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

Preparing for Your Dog’s First Trip to the Office

By Justin Young

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.

Dog on Dog Aggression

Dog on Dog Aggression

By Caryl Wolff

You're walking your dog, and he is loosey-goosey, smelling the ground, taking in the scenery - until he sees another dog. Then bam, he's barking and lunging on a leash, catching you off guard.

Why does this happen, and how can you fix it?

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Communicate with Your Dog on Your Phone

By Justin Young

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.

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Yes, You CAN Train Cats

By Amy Shojai

January is National Train Your Dog Month, but don't forget about training cats. We expect our dogs to know basic manners, and rarely feel surprise if King offers a "sit" on command, or a paws-up to "shake" when asked. But folks guffaw at the mere mention of cat training.

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Bed Manners for Fido: Keep Your Dog off the Bed

By Mike Shafer

One common problem that most dog parents struggle with is bed manners. It seems like some of us try so hard to teach our dogs not to get on our beds but fail to reliably reach this goal. So I thought we could discuss some ways to help keep your dog off of your bed.

How Your Dog's Personality Affects Training

How Your Dog’s Personality Affects Training

By Rosalee Kaschel

Intuitively, we all know that our dogs are like no others. They react hilariously to the most benign and everyday of sounds, or they sleep on their backs trying to copy the humans they watch daily. But it's not uncommon to totally forget how unique our dogs are when it comes time to do some training. Get to know your dog's personality and you'll have the keys to effective training sessions.