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Training Collars: a Vet Gives You the Pros and Cons of Different Types

What’s the Best Dog Training Collar for You? The Pros and Cons of Different Dog Collars

By Tony Johnson

Trying to find the best training collar is not as easy as it may seem. Searching this subject online will likely turn up a wide variety of opinions and make the choice even more confusing. To help you navigate finding the best dog training collar, we’re going to explore a few different types of...

Why Neuter a Dog? The health and behavior benefits

Why Neuter a Dog? The health and behavior benefits

By Jim Tedford

Would you like to minimize or prevent some serious health and behavior problems for your dog? Veterinarians encourage pet owners to have their pup spayed or neutered at an early age, usually around 4-6 months. In fact, one of the first questions a pet insurance company will ask applicants is...

Play between Dogs and Cats: Keeping Them Safe

Play between Dogs and Cats: Keeping Them Safe

By Amy Shojai

Many of us are equal opportunity pet lovers and share homes with both cats and dogs.

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...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Cat From Escaping

By PetSafe Guest

Some cats aren’t fully satisfied with life inside and want to explore the outdoors. But it can be stressful trying to keep an escape artist kitty inside when they make a mad dash for the door each time it opens. Here’s how to teach your kitty to stop trying to escape.1. Designate One Door for...

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...