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Does Your Puppy Have Growing Pains?

Did you know dogs can have growing pains? If you are a new puppy owner and have noticed symptoms of pain in your pup, they may be going...

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Protecting Animals at Rio 2016 Olympics

International charity, World Animal Protection and the Organizing Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced a...

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Safety Tips For The Beach

Being able to take your dog the beach is a privilege. Good manners and attention to safety from both of you will ensure you’re always...

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OSPCA Underequipped Study Finds

Brock labour expert releases first study of OSPCA animal cruelty investigation work in Ontario. Enforcement officers with the Ontario...

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Take Your Dog To Work Day

In celebration of Take Your Dog To Work Day, here are seven tips to ensure a peaceful, productive day of humane and canine camaraderie. 1....

How to create a proactive grooming plan

This 11 step grooming plan will help you to maintain your companions coat at home in between visits to the groomers. When I welcome a new...

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Dos and Don’ts of Doggie Travel Etiquette

Do you travel during the holidays? Chances are, you’re planning to take your furry friend along with you. Whatever your destination,...

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Dog Coat Shopping

Shopping for a dog coat can sometimes be a daunting tasks. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect balance between quality, fit and...

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Skijoring in a winter wonderland

Looking for a winter activity for you and your dog? How about Skijoring? If it sounds European, that’s because it is! Derived from the...

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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...

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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...

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4 Essential Rules For The Dog Park

Summer is fast approaching, and we all know what that means! It’s dog park season and your dog couldn’t be happier. Whether your...

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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...

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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...

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Give Treibball A Try!

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

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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...

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Guide and Service Dogs Are Everyday Heroes

Canines can be more than companions; every year, thousands of people are helped by service dogs who offer support for people with...

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New car shopping?

Dogs are natural road warriors. It seems as soon as they see you grabbing the car keys, they’re on their feet, ready to act as your...

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Stress And Your Dog’s Behaviour

Stress and tension can be as much an issue for dogs as for humans. By understanding what’s causing his stress, you can be better...

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Plants that heal

There’s an old adage: “you are what you eat”. It applies to all of us, including our dogs. While dogs are opportunistic omnivores who...

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Toxic Items In Your Home And Garden

Dogs are opportunistic omnivores, which means they sometimes ingest things they shouldn’t.To keep your buddy safe, avoid these toxic...

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Greeting Your Dog Correctly

Scientific studies reveal how our dogs feel about the way we are greeting them. Sooner or later, it seems science gets around to answering...

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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...

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3 steps to off-leash training

Safety and reliable recall are the two most important factors when training your dog off-leash. Letting your dog off-leash is fun and...

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2015 Top Dog Newsmakers of the Year

What were the dog highlights of 2015? We chose the five stories that captured not only our attention, but in some cases, the world’s. Air...

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9-Step Health Check

Monitor your dog’s well-being by adding a quick and simple health check to his grooming routine. Regular veterinary exams are vital to...

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10 Questions To Ask A Breeder

There’s nothing cuter than a puppy, but don’t be so dazzled by that irresistible little bundle in the breeder’s arms that you forget...

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Puppy Stages

Puppies grow quickly, and growing up brings many changes. Your puppy will change not only physically, but intellectually and emotionally,...

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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...

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The Right Feeding Dishes for Your Dog

Take a look at all the water and feeding dishes at any pet supply store and you’ll see a wide range of different sizes, shapes and...

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