News & Views in Holidays and Pets

be aware of pet poisons
04/08/14

Watch your pets near these items during Easter. Chocolate for dogs and lilies for cats are just two examples.

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12/08/13

Follow the tips below to ensure your home is pet-proofed this season.

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Travelling with Pets
11/11/13

Keep in mind that while you’re probably looking forward to a break from the everyday, pets thrive on routine. Dr. Chip Coombs, Pets Plus Us Chief Veterinary Officer, recommends staying as consistent as possible with food, bedtime, and exercise.

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Travelling with your pet
11/11/13

Although we like to take our pets with us wherever we go, sometimes that’s not possible. There are a lot of options for you when you have to leave a pet at home.

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10/11/13

Although Halloween is exciting time for most of us, it can be a confusing and stressful experience for pets. Follow these tips to ensure your pets – and trick-or-treaters – stay happy and healthy this Halloween.

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10/11/13

Our friends at the Pet Poison Helpline™ indicated they saw an increase in call volumes by 21 percent in the week surrounding Halloween in 2011.

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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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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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