Pet Information Articles

Put all that toilet paper to good use and try out a homemade puzzle feeder for the feline in your family.
Did you know that grain-free, boutique, home-cooked, raw and exotic pet foods may be making your pet(s) sick?
Ensure parasite prevention is a priority this season, even during the COVID-19 crisis.
Peek at your pet from wherever you are without spending too much moola.
While we’ve always had veterinary medical professionals as part of our team, we’re happy to announce that veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Sperry, BSc, DVM has recently joined our growing pack!
With the outbreak of COVID-19, we understand that self-isolation and social distancing is difficult and disrupts the normal routine you share with your pets. Pets Plus Us brings you 10 things you can do to help make this time easier for yourself and your cats and dogs.
With the outbreak of COVID-19, many people are working from home for an extended period of time to practice social distancing and keep the population safe. Pets Plus Us brings you 5 tips from the cat expert on working from home and maintaining a healthy and happy routine.
Your dog or cat is pretty special. Here’s how to help your pet sitter out so they can focus on meeting your dog or cat’s unique needs.

Your dog’s knee joint (or stifle) is a precisely engineered hinge at the meeting point between the femur (thigh bone), and the tibia (shin bone).  When your dog wants to extend his knee, he engages his quadriceps muscle.  When he wants to flex his knee, he relaxes his quads and engages his hamstrings.

Although your couch may not appreciate your cat’s scratching, it’s a natural part of their behaviour! Rather than fruitlessly trying to stop them from scratching, you should guide them to express this behaviour on alternate objects, like scratch posts or cat trees.