The Paw Print Blog

Pet Parenting Articles

Care Articles

walking puppies

Leash Training Puppies: Part 1, Introducing the Collar or Harness

By Caryl Wolff

This is a 2-part article on leash training puppies. The first part is about the prep and getting him used to his collar or harness, and the second is about the mechanics of training.

Exercise Ideas that Beat the Weather

Exercise Ideas that Beat the Weather

By PetSafe Guest

All dogs understand the word “walk”. But they don’t understand the word “weather”! And there are times throughout the year when its simply too hot, too cold, too wet, too windy and there’s too much snow on the sidewalks to venture outdoors to give your pooch the enjoyment of an outing along with...

4 Ways to Keep Your Pet from Getting Lost

4 Ways to Keep Your Pet from Getting Lost

By PetSafe Guest

Being a pet owner is a truly rewarding experience that some people miss out on. However, for those of us who are pet owners, we understand all the benefits of pet ownership, and we relish in them. This also means that we deal with the downsides of being a pet owner, and chief among these downsides...

Breed All About It: Siamese and Abyssinian

Breed All About It: Siamese and Abyssinian

By Stacy Hackett

SiameseWhen it comes to distinctive good looks, the Siamese stands out among his feline cousins. Dark spots of color on his face, ears, feet and tail, combined with bright blue eyes and a long, lithe body, make him easy to pick out in a crowd.The Siamese began drawing attention from cat lovers...

cat health care

Cats 101: Basic Health & Care Tips to Keep Your Cat Healthy

By Stacy Hackett

How often do you take your cat to the veterinarian? In observance of National Cat Health Month, we want to remind you that even if your cat does not appear to be sick, preventative care is important.

Cat Body Language 101

Cat Body Language 101

By Meredith Stepita

Learning to read cat body postures can decrease your cat's stress and may even save your cat's life.

Planning for a Pet-Friendly Destination

Planning for a Pet-Friendly Destination

By Caryl Wolff

One of the top resolutions people have is to travel more. Some destinations are more dog friendly than others. How should you make your decision when deciding where to go?First, decide where you want to go and what you want to do because your choice determines some of the questions to ask. For...