Pet Information Articles

05/16/13

Clean Up Your Yard for Spring – and Your Pet’s Safety

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.

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Heat stroke in dogs
05/16/13

Heat Stroke in Dogs - Beware the Dog Days of Summer

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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05/16/13

Travelling With Pets

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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05/16/13

Dog & Cat Safety in the Spring

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
05/15/13

Grannick’s Bitter Apple Spray - Product Review

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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05/02/13

Socializing Your Dog

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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05/02/13

Flea, Tick & Heartworm Control

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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Walking your dog
05/02/13

Pet-iquette 101: Walking Your Dog

Just like the social conventions humans adhere to, there’s also socially-accepted behaviour (or ‘pet-iquette’) for our pets

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