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pumpkins

Power of Pumpkin

Share the health benefits of pumpkin with your four-legged friend. Spicy pumpkin pies and jack o’lanterns…this time of year, these are...

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...

skin

Top 10 Foods for Skin & Coat

Keep your dog’s skin and coat looking and feeling good with these power-packed whole foods. It’s okay to add a little variety to...

fussy

How to turn around a fussy eater

Fussy dogs can drive us crazy. We might try 20 different foods, we beg and cajole…but sometimes nothing seems to work. While most dogs...

senior nutrition

Top 4 tips for senior nutrition

Diet is the single most important factor affecting your dog’s health and longevity. The great thing is that you’re the one...

step by step training tips for your dog

Step by step training tips

Bringing a new puppy home to join your family is an exciting time. A time full of laughter and fun. A time full of expectations and plans....

cancer

The Big C: Top 5 Causes of Cancer

Of all diseases that can strike our dogs, cancer is one of the most feared. In southwestern Ontario alone, human cancer has increased by...

is your vehicle doggy?

Is your vehicle “doggy”?

Even the best canine travellers can emit a “doggy” smell that lingers in your vehicle after you’ve returned home. Here’s how to...

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!...

canine joints

Help for aching joints

Diet, supplements, and other therapies work together to reduce the pain and inflammation of aching joints. Like people, dogs often develop...

Multi-Dog Walking

It’s a lot of fun, but can also be challenging. Here’s what you need to know before heading out with your pack. Why have just one dog,...

Veterinarians without Borders

In Canada, we often forget that not all dogs have access to quality veterinary care. Veterinarians without Borders, an Ottawa based...

Is your water safe?

Proper hydration is essential to your dog’s health, so ensure his water is free from toxins. Your dog needs access to fresh water 24/7....

small dog syndrome

Small dog syndrome

Little dogs make wonderful companions, so why do some people still think of them as yappy ankle biters?  “Small dog syndrome” is a...

immunity

Top 5 steps for optimal immunity

A long healthy life depends in large part on strong and resilient immunity for disease resistance. You may already be incorporating some of...

softening the loss

Softening the Loss

Your dog gives you so much during her life – unconditional love, companionship, laughter and understanding. So when it’s time to...

breath

Top 8 foods for dog breath

Does your dog’s breath “knock you over” when he gets too close? Bad dog breath may be an indication of less than stellar oral health....

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...

finding a dog walker

How to find a dog walker

Most of us lead busy lives these days, which means we don’t always have time to walk our dogs as often as we should. Hiring a dog walker...

human-canine bond

The Human-Canine Bond

To realize how far our understanding of the human-canine bond has come, we need to take a trip back to 1908. In January of that year, an...

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