News & Views in Seasonal Tips

Cat and dog in leaves
04/06/14

Outdoor cats love to frolic in neighbourhood gardens, often much to the dismay of the homeowner. Here are several environmentally and animal-friendly solutions that will help to deter even the most determined cat.

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Tips for protecting your pet against Lyme Disease
04/05/14

For Lyme disease to be contracted, a tick must be attached to your dog for at least forty-eight hours and your cat for at least eighteen hours. Therefore, the best means of avoiding Lyme disease is to remove ticks, as soon as they are found.

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dogs in winter
01/10/14

Winter can be a fun time for you and your pets. After all, who doesn’t love building snowmen and having snow ball fights? It’s important to keep in mind that although winter is fun for many, there are dangers associated with the season as well.

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plants poisonous to dogs
12/16/13

Although many believe poinsettias to be very toxic to pets, the risks associated with them are limited. The sap from the stems and leaves of the plant can irritate your pet’s mouth, causing excessive salivation and possibly vomiting.

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12/08/13

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

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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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Cat Safety Tips
09/16/13

Dog or cat, indoors or outdoors, there are a number of common hazards that pose a risk to our pets. As pet owners, being aware of these risks is the first step in prevention. The second is making sure that your home is as free as possible of potential dangers.

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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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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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