Pet Information Articles

Dogs at the beach
07/14/13

Canada’s many vast and sandy beaches. Just as kids and adults alike rush into the water on a hot day, some of our canine companions like to join us in a good romp, or just to cool off.

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Pet Firework safety
06/27/13

If you’re getting ready to set off fireworks, or just watch them in the park, it’s important to keep in mind both safety, and the fact that some dogs, cats, birds, and other pets can be afraid of the sights and sounds

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Take your dog to work day
06/16/13

Here are some "Petiquette" tips to make sure that you and Rover both have a great day.

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Spring cleaning to pet proof your yard
05/16/13

As pet owners, we know it’s officially spring the day we let our dog outside for a bio-break and he's not right back jumping at the door in a few freezing cold seconds. Or when he comes back into the house with something wet and slimy (hopefully only mud) on his paws that’s been covered up for most of the winter.

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heat stroke in dogs
05/16/13

Pet and pet owners alike are looking forward to spending long, warms days basking in the summer sun, but for sun-worshipping cats and dogs, hot weather can also spell disaster.

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Pet Travel
05/16/13

There are many options for leaving your pet in the best care when you have to travel without them, but if you are bringing your furry family members along for the ride, it’s important to remember their distinct travelling needs.

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dog safety in the spring
05/16/13

As pet owners, being aware of poisonous plants and substances can help you avoid potential dangers and emergency trips to the veterinarian.

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Grannick's Bitter Apple Taste Deterrent Product Review
05/15/13

When I first got my cat, one of the first things recommended to me was Grannick’s Bitter Apple Taste Deterrent. As every cat owner knows, even the cutest kitties are dangerous to our drapes and furniture!

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How to socialize your dog
05/02/13

Pet owners are learning that dog parks are a great way to socialize their pets, which is important as we continue to integrate our pets more into our lifestyles and try to give our canine companions more freedom in an increasingly bustling world

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Flea and tick control
05/02/13

Fleas cause more than just constant scratching; they can transfer tapeworms and cause very uncomfortable skin conditions. Some species of ticks are also carriers of Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever

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