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Posts by: Emily Vint

vision

Doggie eye and vision health

Your dog’s vision is important to his happiness and well-being. Learn how to keep him seeing well. It’s easy to take sight for granted...

The Trempe inquest – reducing dog bites

The Trempe Inquest: 35 recommendations to reduce dog bites

In April of 1998, eight-year-old Courtney Trempe was killed by a neighbour’s Bull Mastiff in Stouffville, Ontario. As a result of that...

cloning your dog

How much do you know about cloning your dog?

Curious about cloning? This once-controversial process is becoming increasingly commonplace. Most pet parents agree that dogs’...

night

Safety tips for walking your dog at night

If you’re like a lot of people, your busy lifestyle means you sometimes end up walking your dog when it’s dark out. This is especially...

environment

5 easy ways to enrich your dog’s environment

An enriched environment goes beyond basic dog care. It includes things like mental stimulation, engaging his senses, and introducing toys...

crate train your dog

How to crate train your dog

A crate is the perfect place for your puppy or dog to sleep and spend quiet time. It can be his personal property and a favourite refuge...

Top reasons to rotate your dog’s protein

As the old saying goes, variety is the spice of life. When it comes to your dog’s diet, variety can also prove a healthier choice for a...

new puppy

 5 Best Tips to Buying your New Puppy

Thinking of adding a new puppy to the family? It’s a big decision so it’s always a good idea to get the BEST advice you can! Check out...

half-dose vaccine for dogs

Should small dogs receive a half dose vaccine?

A new ground-breaking study reveals that small dogs should be receiving a half dose vaccine, rather than the same size vaccine as large...

cannabis for pets

Pot for pets

It’s no secret that dogs share many of the same health problems as people, including anxiety, arthritis, epilepsy, and even dementia....

travel

King of the road: a travel checklist for your dog

Planning a trip? An increasing number of accommodations are opening their doors to guests and their dogs – so it’s easier than ever to...

hydrotherapy for dogs

Hydrotherapy – water healing for dogs

Hydrotherapy or “water healing” in Greek, benefits dogs the same way it does humans. Hydrotherapy for dogs has gained a lot of...

butt scooting: anal gland problems in dogs

Butt scooting: why anal gland problems are such a drag

Chances are you’ve seen a dog butt scooting along the floor. Anal gland infection, irritation and inflammation is an extremely common...

canine massage

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through...

training

Bringing up baby: training tips for your new pup

Advice on potty training, chewing, walking and more! That sweet face, those adorable kisses, that unmistakable puppy breath! A new puppy...

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