DOGS

Dogs are part of our family. Explore useful care tips and how-to information regarding dog health, behaviour and more.

HEALTH & PROTECTION

Dog Hair Loss – The Naked Truth

Your dog’s hair is falling out and it seems to be more than normal shedding. In fact, there may even be some spots on the body where skin is visible. It’s likely your dog has any of a number of conditions that fall under the general name “alopecia,” which simply means “balding.” While it’s not…

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HEALTH & PROTECTION

3 Goals For A Doggone Good Year

The start of a new year can feel like a giant blank slate. It’s a great time to take stock of what’s working and change what’s not. If you’re like most people, there are a few things you’d like to do more of, and a few things that you’d like to do less of. If…

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CARE & NUTRITION

How To Create A Pet-Friendly Holiday Home

You may find this surprising, but there is something that your furry friends cannot understand AT ALL: the holidays. Whether the holidays make you want to dance and sing or hide and scream, it’s important to remember that dogs and cats cannot comprehend the hoopla. They don’t understand why there is suddenly a tree in…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Fears and Phobias in Your Furry Friends

One summer morning, the Nielson family went for a hike with their active cocker spaniel Milo. It wasn’t unusual for Milo to run the length of his leash, sniff his way off the trail into various shrubberies, and uncover every hidden stick he could find. But on this day, Milo’s adventures resulted in an injury.…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Walking Your Dog is Good for Your Pup and You

Dog owners know that walking is good for our dogs. The exercise is good for them, as is the mental stimulation they get from being outside and smelling the neighbour’s mailbox, or that certain shrub they just can’t seem to stay away from. Of course, the exercise is also good for us, physically and mentally.…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Play with Your Pup

Recreational time, or “play time,” is good for you. It helps to alleviate stress, reduce depression, keep you intellectually engaged, and overall, it makes you feel good. The same is also true for your dog. In fact, incorporating various forms of games and play into your dog’s daily routine is vital to helping him develop…

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