Companies That Help Animals Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Companies That Help Animals

#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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Live Q&A: How to set your dog up for success and safety when playing with other dogs

Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do you have questions about how to set your dog up for success when playing with other dogs, dog park safety, and general dog safety, etiquette, and behavior? Please join my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, and Beneful Dream Dog Park Project and pet safety expert Arden Moore for a live Q&A on my Facebook page […]

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How good dog owners think about dog parks

Wednesday, Sep 7th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dog parks are playgrounds, not group therapy. I’m talking about those people who bring dogs to dog parks not to proactively provide opportunities for happy socializing, but to fix socialization problems with other dogs. The first gets a big thumbs up from me; the second is a real problem. I’ll let my trainer daughter, Mikkel […]

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