Here is a list of common everyday objects we all have in our houses that I’ve learned firsthand (and while working at a vet) can be deadly to a dog. See what you can do to modify these things to keep your dog safe. Plus, my own DIY puppy proofing tips that I use to keep my dogs safe at home.
Thinking of putting in a dog fence? You have a few options... if you need to keep your dog on your property but are unable to put up a fence for some reason or another try an invisible dog fence. Here you'll find all of the pros and cons of putting in an electrical fence and tips for building a fence if that option is better for you.
I’ve had dogs all my life. Only 3 of them had dew claws. Here’s what I’ve learned about removing dewclaws …and not removing them. Everything you need to know about dog dew claws, including when (or if) you should have them removed, plus recommendations from other dog experts and dog owners.
Here are the best places to find replacement batteries for your pet containment system, plus time- and money-saving tips for replacing the batteries yourself.
If you need to keep your dog on your property but are unable to put up a fence from some reason or another try an invisible dog fence. When considering an invisible dog fence weigh all of the pros and cons before diving in and putting one in.
If you’ve ever had a loose dog on your hands, then you know how difficult it is to catch a dog on the run — especially a small dog. This video shows how you can actually train your dog to be caught. Really, it works!
PetSafe products are but one small portion of a large family of pet containment products made by the Radio Systems Corporation. Other brand names that fall under the same company are: Guardian, Innotek, SportDog, StayWell, and Invisible Fence.
If you have pet-proofed your home, then you have taken very important steps to ensuring the safety of your pet. However, if you have not pet-proofed your yard, your dog could still be in danger.
While invisible fences solve many problems for dog owners, there is a question as to whether or not electric fences are right for dogs. Before you buy an invisible dog fence, consider these downsides to invisible fences.
We are considering installing an invisible fence at our new home, so I’ve been researching the many options when it comes to hidden fences. Here are some things I’ve learned about invisible fences, in general.
For the dog lover who has everything… The following electronic gadgets will give dog owners peace of mind, a way to communicate, and a fun way to stay organized. These items can be used whenever you’re away from your pet, you want to keep tabs on your pet, or you just want to have at hand everything there is to know about your dog — all in one place.
I’ve often wondered what we should do, on those rare occasions when your dog actually catches — but doesn’t kill — some form of wildlife. In our case recently, it was a couple of baby bunny rabbits. Here’s what I learned… and what we did.
Here are some interesting one-on-one confrontations that have occurred between our dogs and wild animals, and what you should do if your dog has a run in with wildlife.
Our American Eskimo dog is 15 years young and STILL going strong. But, truth be told, we thought he would have left this world ages ago. Here’s what we’ve done so far that got him to be 105 in dog years…