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Why Do Dogs Eat Cat Poop? 10 Ways to Help Them Stop

Why Do Dogs Eat Cat Poop? 10 Ways to Help Them Stop

By PetSafe Guest

Dogs are known to eat poop (coprophagia) from most any animal because it tastes good to them and is packed with protein. It also has nutritional value because cats and other critters don’t always completely process their food. But your dog can ingest parasites when eating cat poop so it’s a good...

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Can You Train a Dog to Stop Barking at House Guests?

By Amy Shojai

Barking is a normal part of canine communication but it’s not always an inviting sound to visitors. Your dog’s verbal expressions can be frustrating and even scary to anyone not used to their barking. To quieten the noise, especially when your dog is around others, we must first understand why dogs...

Why is Your Dog Barking?

Why is Your Dog Barking?

By PetSafe Guest

Barking is a way dogs tell us they are hungry or thirsty, need some love, or want to go outside and play. They can also alert us to potential security threats or intruders. If we can interpret a dog barking sound, it helps us to distinguish between nuisance barking and when our dog is trying to...

Train Your Dog to Your New Containment System

How to Train Your Dog to Use A Pet Fence

By PetSafe Guest

At PetSafe®, we create in-ground wired and wireless containment systems so you can create a safe space for your dog to play outdoors. Training your dog to understand his new pet fence is a key step in the installation process and will help ensure your dog fence works properly.

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Why Do Dogs Bark at Night?

By Audrey Pavia

Walk through any neighborhood at night and you'll hear it: the sound of barking dogs. It seems that night barking is just a part of life. But what causes dogs to sound off so much at night? Why does your dog bark when the sun goes down, even to the point of keeping you and your neighbors awake?

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

By Thomas Fraser

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 “pop” can be nearly deafening and threatening to dogs, and it will certainly send your cat scrambling for...

Water is key to good health for your pets

Water is key to good health for your pets

By Thomas Fraser

Make sure your animals always have access to fresh, filtered waterSummer 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, and what are the signs your favorite furry family members are dabbling with dehydration?Good health and life...