CARE & NUTRITION

Dogs require special care and attention. Explore best practices for nutrition and grooming.

CARE & NUTRITION

You’re getting a dog for the kids: a few things to consider first

Children are often naturally attracted to dogs and  can benefit in many ways from living with a pet. Taking care of a pet can teach responsibility, empathy and even enhance a child’s self-esteem. However, a match is not guaranteed from the beginning. Children need to learn proper behaviour around dogs and not all dogs have…

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Myths about Spaying and Neutering of your Dog or Cat

As a pet owner, you have undoubtedly been confronted with the decision to spay or neuter your dog or cat. Veterinarians and experts agree that there are tremendous benefits to spaying or neutering your pet, both on an individual level and to society at-large. Important health benefits to your feline or canine friends include reduction…

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Dogs and Hot Weather

Summer is just around the corner, and while thoughts of long hot days usually conjure up all of the fun activities we do in the sun, we can’t forget that it’s especially important to keep an eye on our canine friends during warm weather months. High temperatures can cause dogs to overheat or experience life-threatening…

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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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From Puppy to Senior – Keeping your Home Safe for Your Furry Friend

Bringing home a new dog is an exciting time! You choose the most nutritious food, buy some fun toys, schedule your first vet visit, and make sure your new buddy is up to date on vaccinations. Before you do all those things, it’s just as important to address the safety issues in and around your…

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3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Fur Friends Protected During Extreme Weather

There’s a good chance that, whatever season it is where you live, you’re in the midst of a weather challenge right now. If you think it’s challenging to stay cool or warm, imagine how your furry friend feels! If it’s summer, his or her coat may be adding to the heat, and if it’s winter,…

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