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Da’Ghan Reg’d

Da’Ghan Reg’d, Sheila & Clif Robertson. Healthy Happy Hounds, Puppies and adults are sometimes available. Our dogs are successful...

preparing for a disaster with animals

Preparing for a disaster with animals

In times of emergency such as a natural disaster, we need to pay special attention to the welfare of our companion animals who depend on us...

travel

Dos and don’ts of doggie travel etiquette

Do you travel? Chances are, you’re planning to take your furry friend along with you. Whatever your destination, you’ll most likely...

xylitol

Xylitol and your Dog

Xylitol is a class of sweetener known as sugar alcohol. It is found in a number of products we use every day, but did you know it could...

queen victoria

Queen Victoria and her dogs

Queen Victoria, is perhaps best remembered for being the longest reigning monarch in British history, but did you know she was also a...

dog park

4 essential rules for the dog park

Whether your furbaby is a seasoned socialite or new to hanging around other dogs, here are 4 essential rules you need to know before going...

dog bite

5 tips for dog bite prevention week

Each year, dogs bite more than 5 million people in the U.S. and Canada. This is an astounding statistic, but it is also one that can be...

dock diving

Making a splash with Dock Diving

Calling all water babies! If your dog enjoys the water, Dock Diving, aka Dock Jumping, might tick all the boxes for you and your best...

Treibball

Give Treibball a try!

Sometimes referred to as urban herding, Treibball (pronounced “try-ball”) combines herding and obedience, but instead of using live...

nose work

Sniffing out fun with Nose Work

No matter what size or shape, dogs everywhere love to catch a scent. Nose Work, a relatively new sport on the scene, provides a positive...

holidays

Top 10 tips for the holidays

Holidays are busy and exciting but they can be a little stressful for everyone, including our dogs. This handy list will help ensure your...

animal-friendly decor

Dog-friendly decor

Planning to do some home remodelling? Be sure to factor in your best friend’s safety and comfort with these helpful decor tips!...

heatstroke

5 tips for heatstroke

No matter the time of year, it’s a good idea to know the signs of heatstroke and what you can do if you suspect your dog is a victim. How...

take your dog to work

Tips on taking your dog to work

Taking your dog to work can brighten up even the most stressful workplace! If you’re lucky enough to work in an environment that permits...

canadian dogs

Meet the Canadian Dogs of the Year!

Thank you to everyone who entered our Dog of the Year contest. There are so many incredible canines out there – you made our task of...

social media dachshunds

Social Media is going to the Dachshunds!

Dachshunds may be small, but don’t let their size fool you. These little pooches have taken Canadian social media by storm. From...

fit

Get your dog fit!

Exercise doesn’t just keep your dog healthy and fit and extend his lifespan. It also reduces anxiety, builds confidence, provides an...

immune system dog

Keep your animal’s immune system balanced

If your dog or cat has a healthy immune system, he’s much less likely to get sick. In fact, the importance of a balanced, functional...

superfruits for dogs

Superfruits for dogs

We health-nutty humans can’t get enough superfruits – those rich, flavorful fruits so densely packed with nutrients that they act as...

dog nose

The nose knows: what your dog’s nose can tell you

“Molly’s nose is cold and wet, so she must be in good health.” A lot of people believe the texture and temperature of a...

does your dog have separation anxiety?

Helping your dog’s separation anxiety

Sue was happy to be back at work after a long hiatus. During her time off, she adopted a sweet Labrador puppy who filled her days with...

all about golden retrievers

All about golden retrievers

A lot of my friends had dogs when I was a kid, and I have to admit that some of these pooches scared me a little. But not Bruce, a gorgeous...

seat belts for dogs

Seat belts for dogs

What’s the fun of taking a car ride, whether it’s around the block or to the next state, if your best buddy can’t go with your? With...

travel destinations for you and your dog

Top 10 travel destinations for you & your dog

Summer’s here and, like millions of others, you’ve got the travel bug. So what happens to Fifi and Fluffy when you start digging out...

osteoarthritis in dogs

Understanding osteoarthritis in dogs

When Lynnette’s eight-year-old German shepherd started limping on one front leg, she took him to the vet and found out he had...

Are your walks with your dog the best they can be?

Dos & don’ts to maximize your dog’s walks

Getting a dog is one sure way to get some exercise – or it should be! Regardless of the type of dog you have, your canine companion needs...

diet

5 tips for the best dog diet

Feeding your animal companions a healthy diet is a crucial component of their overall well-being. Most commercial pet foods contain poor...

holiday

Holiday tips for your dog

The holiday season has arrived! It’s exciting, it’s busy and for most of us, including our animal companions, it can be a little...

Does your dog get carsick?

Does your dog get carsick? If the prospect of a car ride sets your four-footed companion to drooling or incessantly meowing, you may be...

solutions for digging dogs

My dog won’t stop digging!

Q. My retriever has been digging excessively, and my lawn is starting to look like I have gophers. It’s hard for me to be with her every...

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