DogWatch's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide Part 1 - Gifts for Dogs

DogWatch’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1: 10 Gifts Your Dog Will Love

The DogWatch Annual Holiday Gift Guide is back, and ready to help you impress and delight everyone on your list – both human and canine! Part One of our guide is a list of 10 creative, brilliant and just plain fun gift ideas for your dog! After all, they give you smiles and cuddles all year – why not return the favor? Read More

Cat in grass by Peter Kaskons for DogWatch

New UK Study on the Impact of Hidden Fences on Cats

Our name may be DogWatch, but thousands of cats worldwide also use our hidden fences to explore the outdoors safely. Giving their cat the freedom to roam outdoors is important for many cat owners, but it brings with it many challenges, including keeping cats away from roads and other hazards and preventing their natural prey drive from impacting local wildlife populations. Outdoor cats are particularly common in the United Kingdom (UK), where animal behaviorists recently announced the findings of a new study on the impact of hidden fences on cat behavior and welfare. Read More

Margo the Golden in the garden

DogWatch’s Dog-Friendly Gardening Checklist

DogWatch's Dog-Friendly Gardening Checklist

For a downloadable PDF abbreviated version of the checklist, click this image.

Spring is here at last, and we bet all the green-thumbed folks out there can’t wait to get back to work on their gardens! Of course, your dog is also excited to spend more time outdoors. Gardening plus dogs – not always a winning combination. So how do we prevent our beloved pets from stomping on, digging up, or otherwise destroying all that hard work? Try this 8-step checklist we’ve pulled together to help ensure that this year you and your dog will fully enjoy your beautiful backyard!

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Kirk Nielsen of DogWatch of Santa Barbara trains a new DogWatch dog.

Dive In! DogWatch Hidden Fences for Waterfront Homes

Lucy the Labradoodle lives on the shores of beautiful Joslin Lake in Unadilla, Michigan, and she loves to swim. Lucy’s parents, David and Kathy Downey, enjoy watching their young dog leap into the water, but they worried that she may swim too far away from their home. They needed a solution that would allow Lucy the freedom to enjoy the water while also giving them the peace of mind that she will stay close to home. Read More