dog with collar, How Do GPS Fences Work?: Everything You Need To Know

How Do GPS Fences Work?: Everything You Need To Know

Are you considering a wireless GPS electronic pet fence (frequently referred to generically as an “invisible fence”*) to keep your dog in your yard? How do wireless GPS systems compare to a traditional wired (underground) electronic dog fence? Do they provide the same level of safety for your pet? Read post »

Dog and suitcase, Hire A Pet Sitter or Board?: How to Choose Your Pet's Staycation

Hire A Pet Sitter or Board?: How to Choose Your Pet’s Staycation

Whether it’s a long weekend, a visit to family members, or a day trip, getting away with the family is a necessary respite from the daily grind of everyday life. However, when you have four-legged family members it can become complicated. And, as much as we’d like our pets to join us for every event, vacation, or visit, it’s not always possible. In many instances, it can be unsafe or unfair to your pet to bring them along, or it may not even be allowed. This is especially true during the Holiday season.

So what can you do for your pet when you aren’t home? You may be worried about them spending too much time alone, not getting adequate exercise, or becoming destructive out of boredom. Luckily there are plenty of options for pet owners. Hiring a pet sitter, or using a trusted boarding facility, can ensure your pet is having just as much fun as you are!

This helpful guide will help you determine which option is best for you.

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dog and christmas gift, Christmas Morning Celebrations: How To Keep Your Pets Safe

Christmas Morning Celebrations: How To Keep Your Pets Safe

Christmas is one of the most exciting and joyous days of the year and a big part of the day is opening gifts. Seeing your friends and family members’ faces light up as they open that handpicked or handmade gift you’ve been itching to give them for months is impossibly exciting. However, in all the excitement, your pet may get a little too overzealous seeing everyone open gifts and try to get involved, potentially leading to an emergency Christmas day trip to the vet.

Here are the potential dangers of Christmas morning, how to avoid them, and what to do if something does happen.

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dog with toy, holiday gift guide

Shop Small with the DogWatch® 2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs and Dog Lovers!

The Holiday season is in full swing, and DogWatch® is here to help you find the perfect gift for the dog or dog-lover in your life and make this Holiday season the best one yet!

The DogWatch® Annual Holiday Gift Guide brings you quality items from small businesses to encourage you to shop local. These gifts aren’t only unique and support small businesses, but they’re sure to impress, delight, and brighten your favorite dog or dog-lover!

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