Pet Information Articles

Fall Pet Poisons
09/16/13

With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, make sure to educate yourself on the hazards your pet may encounter in or around your home. Our partners at Pet Poison Helpline® have pulled together a list of common toxins to watch for

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Finding a Pet
09/16/13

Trying to find a new four-footed best friend is serious business! We can’t just walk to the end of our driveway and expect the perfect mate to be waiting there for us like when we were kids. When looking to bring a pet into our lives, we do the research, start the search and then use our instincts to find “the one”.

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Homemade Pet Treats
07/22/13

We all like a tasty treat to cool us down on a hot summer day. Your dog and cat are no different!We've researched different sites like dogtreatkitchen.com and mixed them up with our own ideas to come with some recipes for popular summer treats.

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Games for dogs
07/15/13

When your dog wants to play and you’re bored with the same old game of fetch, try taking a page out of Andre Yeu’s handbook. The Karen Pryor-trained dog handler, and head trainer for Toronto’s reputable training outfit When Hounds Fly gave us some ideas and inspiration for some unique games you can play with your pup rain or shine.

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Cottage Country Safety for Pets
07/14/13

Whether we have a cabin or cottage to go to or even just a chance to pitch a tent, at some point over the summer many pet owners will pack up the car and take our pet(s) on the road with us into the great outdoors.

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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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