Coastal Pet Blog

Made in America

Made in America

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Since 1968 Coastal Pet Products has been dedicated to creating quality products that people trust for the pets they love. Based in Alliance, Ohio, we maintain a nearly 400,000 square foot manufacturing facility where we produce the collars, leashes and harnesses our customers have trusted for more than half a century.

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How To Leash Train a Cat

Cats, Harness, Cat Harness

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Cat leash training is not an urban myth. The photos and videos of kitties in harnesses, adventurously exploring the outside world are not trick shots. And the cats? They're not professionally trained commercial and movie "actors."

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Want to Learn How to Choose the Right Harness for Your Dog?

Dogs, Harness

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Keeping your pooch safe during a walk outside can be as easy as choosing the right dog harness size. Get it wrong and it's too easy for your dog to slip out and dart into traffic. But with so many types of dog harnesses how do you know which one to get or which dog harness size is right for your pup?

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Coastal Pet and Leader Dogs for the Blind Invite Runners to Lace Up Their Shoes for a Good Cause

Leader Dogs for the Blind, Bark & Brew

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

In a typical year, Leader Dogs for the Blind breeds about 500 puppies and matches about 200 dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired. And for each one of those puppies, it requires about $48,000 to take it from birth through training over the course of 18 months before it can be matched with someone.

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What's the Best Color for Dog Toys?

Science, Dogs, Colors

Monday, May 3, 2021

Dogs are not color blind, but they do see fewer colors than humans. The brightest colors in a dog's world are blue and yellow, making these the best choice when it comes to choosing a toy for your pup. And it's why our range of Rascals and Pro Fit fetch toys come primarily in blue and yellow.

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6 Fun Ways to Celebrate Spring with Your Dog

Dogs, Activities

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Spring is fully sprung and you and your dog are eager to get out and enjoy the warm weather and longer days. But what to do?

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Tips to Stop Dog Shedding

Safari, Grooming, Dogs

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Unless you've got a hairless dog, you can expect shedding to be a part of life. Most dogs shed year-round, even single-coated, shorthaired breeds like Dobermans and Weimaraners. But it's the wooly- and long-haired dogs that you've got to watch out for.

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Morris Animal Foundation & Coastal Pet Products Provide Hope for Longer Lives, Better Quality of Life for Pets

Morris Animal Foundation, MAF

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

What do aging golden retrievers and shelter cats with gunky eyes have in common? They're both targets of the more than 145 research projects funded by the Morris Animal Foundation in 2020. At Coastal Pet, we understand how important the health of our furry friends is. We're pet owners too, and we want as long as possible with our beloved dogs and cats.

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Alternate Dog Training Tools for Your Toolkit

Training, Training at Home, Dogs

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

When it comes to dog training, there is no one size fits all. Every dog is different. What works with one, might not work with another.

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Training Solutions for Walking and Safety

Walking, Dogs

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Taking your dog on walks is a great way for both of you to get your daily dose of exercise. Not only your dog gets a potty break, but he also gets mental stimulation and awareness for the neighborhood. Plus, there’s no better stress relief than watching your pet’s eager interest and wagging tail.

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How Dogs Changed My Life

Guest Blog

Friday, February 26, 2021

Addict. Inmate B47743. Judy Richardson. I would like to tell you how dogs changed not only my name, but also changed my life.

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2021 Resolutions for Health and Happiness!

Thursday, December 24, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, but we can’t let that stop us from living our best lives in 2021! You might have already started a new chapter with many resolutions to fulfill, right? Losing weight, quitting smoking, going to the gym, finding a new job, reading more, or saving more money. All those are incredible ideas to be a better version of yourself and they will surely improve your life. But have you ever wondered, where does your beloved pet fit in all this?

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A Whole Year of Doing Small Things with Great Love!

Outreach, Pawsitivity, Resolve, Morris Animal Foundation, Leader Dogs for the Blind, Life is Good Kids Foundation

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Helping make this world a better place is something that moves us at Coastal Pet. 2020 has been a challenging but enriching year, which has taught us that together we can do great things for the community! Spreading goodwill allows us to leave a lasting mark we hope will be felt for generations to come. As a company, we believe it is our duty to be socially responsible.

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National Dog Day Contest with Life is Good

Life is Good, Contest

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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Training Sessions with Practice Freedom

Training at Home, Practice Freedom, Home

Monday, May 18, 2020

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Traveling with Your Pet - Paws to Click

Bergan, Paws to Click, Harness, Carrier

Friday, May 15, 2020

Paws to Click: promoting the importance of restraining your pet in the car.

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Get Back to Nature with New Earth

Eco-friendly, Naturalist, Soy, Dogs, Cats

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

New Earth from Coastal Pet is a product line fo the naturalists that offers an eco-friendly alternative to standard collars for pets.

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Grooming Your Pet at Home

Safari, Grooming, Grooming at Home

Friday, March 13, 2020

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Traveling by Plane with your Pet

Carrier, Dogs, Cats

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Planning on flying with your pet? Make sure you're prepared! Check out our travel tips to ensure you have the best experience with your furry companion.

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March Madness 2020 Contest

Toys, Contest

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Enter to win Coastal Pet's March Madness 2020 Contest!

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10 Tips For Welcoming Home a New Puppy

Puppy, New Pet, Training

Monday, February 3, 2020

Bringing home a new puppy is fun and exciting, but there’s lots to consider before you add a furry family member. No matter what, there will be some challenges, but responsible pet ownership starts by being prepared and having patience.

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The Pattern Design Process of Coastal Pet

Employees, Coastal Pet, Design, Product Development, Interview

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The work of the Product Development Team is demanding and requires constant innovation and lots of creativity. We design not only Coastal branded products, but custom designs for our key customers. It's the incredibly talented folks like Abbee Harrison, one of the Product Managers of Coastal Pet, that make any of it possible.

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Holiday Safety Tips


Sunday, December 1, 2019

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets, brought to you by Coastal Pet.

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Can My Dog Eat These?

Dogs, Food, Safety Tips

Friday, November 1, 2019

A quick guide of healthy and harmful foods for dogs.

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The Good Works Program

Morris Animal Foundation, Leader Dogs for the Blind

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The success of a company is not just about sales, employment growth, or technological advances. At Coastal Pet, we believe that what truly makes a company successful is its ability to support its community and the world around us. Having a positive impact on the people and the pets they love.

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