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How caring for a pet can teach children responsibility and compassion

How caring for a pet can teach children responsibility and compassion

The benefits of living with a dog or cat are numerous – for adults and kids alike! Here’s how caring for a pet can...
How to manage dog on dog aggression

How to manage dog on dog aggression

Does your dog display aggression toward other dogs? Here’s what you need to know about this unwanted behaviour before you can hope to manage...
Breeder or rescue?

Breeder or rescue?

It’s the great debate: should you rescue a dog or buy from a breeder? Here are a few important factors to consider when deciding. Do...
How to toilet train a puppy…in seven days!

How to toilet train a puppy…in seven days!

Is it possible to housetrain your new puppy in a week? This guide will help you make it happen! Considering that it takes the average...
The puppy socialization exposure checklist

The puppy socialization exposure checklist

Proper socialization is key to raising a well-rounded dog! Here are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to socializing your...
To foster or not to foster?

To foster or not to foster?

Take a look at the ins and outs of animal rescue and support, and learn what it means to foster a dog or cat...
Surviving your first 30 days with a new puppy

Surviving your first 30 days with a new puppy

Here’s how to make the first month with your new puppy the best it can be! The first thirty days of having a new...
What you need to know about omega-3 essential fatty acids for dogs

What you need to know about omega-3 essential fatty acids for dogs

You’ve heard of essential fatty acids, and you know your dog needs them to thrive. But what are they, exactly, and how can you...
Choose your animal charities wisely!

Choose your animal charities wisely!

How do you know which animal charities to support? Which ones are trustworthy, and which ones aren't? Here are some tips to help you...
Puppy scams soar amid COVID-19 pandemic

Puppy scams soar amid COVID-19 pandemic

Planning to buy a four-legged friend this year? Puppy scams have become commonplace since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, so be sure to...
Understanding the canine estrous cycle

Understanding the canine estrous cycle

Learning about all three stages of the canine estrous cycle is an important prerequisite to becoming a successful dog breeder. As a dog breeder, understanding...
Why your dog should be in your will

Why your dog should be in your will

Is your dog written into your will? Here’s why you should add him in! I’m “only” in my mid-fifties, but a number of years ago...
Top 5 dog walking tips

Top 5 dog walking tips

Follow these tips to make your walks safer and more enjoyable for you and your canine companion! Walking your dog is one of the most...
Do dental chews and bones really clean your dog’s teeth?

Do dental chews and bones really clean your dog’s teeth?

While certain dental chews and bones contribute to plaque buildup, others provide a simple and delicious solution to keeping your dog’s teeth clean! Have you...
Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in dogs

Chondrocytes are the key to healthy joints in dogs

What are chondrocytes, and what role do they play in the health of your canine companion’s joints? For decades, people, horses, dogs and cats have...
Are pets good for your career?

Are pets good for your career?

A recent survey of 850 working professionals indicates that the path to career success is paved with pets! According to the survey, conducted by Kelton...
Top benefits of at-home progesterone testing

Top benefits of at-home progesterone testing

At-home progesterone testing is convenient, effective and takes the hassle and expense out of monitoring a dog’s cycle! If you’re a dog breeder, you’re probably...
Should you leave the lights on for your dog?

Should you leave the lights on for your dog?

Is it necessary to leave the lights on for your pup when you leave him alone at night? Here’s the lowdown. Leaving our dogs at...
Pee-ew! What to do if your dog gets sprayed by a skunk

Pee-ew! What to do if your dog gets sprayed by a skunk

It happened – your dog had a run-in with the neighborhood skunk. Wondering what to do? Get rid of that funky smell with this...

DIY natural bug spray for dogs

As summer approaches, so does the dreaded mosquito season. Protect your pooch from these annoying pests by buying or making your own natural bug...
How to stop your dog from herding people

How to stop your dog from herding people

Does your herding pup try to “corral” your family and friends? Here’s how to nip this bad habit in the bud. Border collies and other...
10 safe ways to socialize your puppy during COVID-19

10 safe ways to socialize your puppy during COVID-19

Is social distancing during COVID-19 making it difficult to socialize your new pup? Here are some expert-recommended ways to fulfill that need safely! There are...
Tips for hiking with your senior dog

Tips for hiking with your senior dog

Planning to hit the hiking trails with your senior dog this summer? Here’s an action plan to keep her safe, healthy and happy! Hiking is...
5 clever ways to give a dog a pill 

5 clever ways to give a dog a pill 

Some dogs will gulp a pill up faster than you can blink an eye… but others aren’t so compliant. Here’s a few sneaky methods...
4 tricks to stop dog begging in its tracks

4 tricks to stop dog begging in its tracks

Begging might be cute, but it’s not very polite. Here’s how to teach your dog to keep to himself when you’re eating. Are you...
A painted Pet Portrait. Dog with a rose in his mouth

5 reasons to get a pet portrait

Animals pass through our lives too quickly. A pet portrait is the perfect way to reflect on all the happy memories you created together...

Keep your pets safe this Canada Day!

July 1st can be a frightening holiday for our canine companions. These two simple steps will help you ease his fear and keep him...
How to improve your pet’s sleep  

How to improve your dog’s sleep  

Reducing some common disturbances and adjusting your routine might be all that’s needed to help your dog get adequate sleep. The struggle to get enough...
How to incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year into your dog’s life

How to incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year into your dog’s life

Looking for a few easy ways to integrate Pantone’s Color of the Year into Fido’s environment? Here’s how. Pantone recently announced Living Coral as 2019’s...
How to protect your dog’s paws this winter

How to protect your dog’s paws this winter

The winter season can take a toll on your dogs’ sensitive paws. Constant exposure to snow, ice and salt can result in cracked, dry...