Companies That Help Animals Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Companies That Help Animals

Video: One thing never to do when your pet messes in the house

Monday, Feb 11th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

My daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, is back with another dog training video in her ongoing  myth-buster series with our friends at Bissell. Today’s myth: that rubbing your pet’s face in his or her “mess” will teach them not to do it again. It won’t help and will almost certainly make this and other behaviors worse. […]

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Why one homeowners’ insurance company doesn’t hold your dog’s breed against him

Tuesday, Apr 10th, 2018 | By Mikkel Becker KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CTC

Photo: State Farm

Most American households have pets, and nearly 90 million of those pets are dogs. Very few of them will ever bite or injure anyone, but any type of dog — regardless of breed or type — can bite or otherwise cause an injury. Mikkel Becker recently spoke with Heather Paul, a public affairs specialist from […]

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#OptOutside and #MakeADogsDay on Black Friday!

Monday, Nov 21st, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Our friends at Subaru are teaming up with REI to invite all dog lovers to #OptOutside with your dog on Black Friday, instead of spending it at the mall. And that’s not all! If you post a photo of you and your best friend enjoying the great outdoors with both the hashtags #OptOutside and #MakeADogsDay, […]

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Country music star Miranda Lambert and Petmate join together to help homeless dogs

Tuesday, Oct 18th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Huge shout-out to country music star Miranda Lambert and our friends at Petmate for joining together to create a line of pet supplies with every purchase helping support homeless dogs! From their announcement: “The creation of MuttNation is a dream come true.  It’s an extension of me and my mom’s love for all dogs and […]

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Petmate helps shine light into darkness for Idaho dog lover stricken with repeated loss

Friday, Oct 7th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It takes a village to save a dog lover, and it helps when you have friends like Petmate to help! I recounted the story below to a friend who works at Petmate, and was incredibly moved at what happened next. Here’s the story: Teresa has a dear friend, Mark, who has suffered so many tragedies […]

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