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Purebred dogs may have hidden genes

Purebred dogs may have hidden genes

Is your purebred "different" from others of his kind? A recent discovery made by scientists might explain why. Most purebred dogs within a breed look...
Do dogs really watch television?

Do dogs really watch television?

You constantly catch your dog staring at the television – but is he actually watching it? Here’s what science has to say about this...
3 simple ways to let your dog be a dog

3 simple ways to let your dog be a dog

Dogs need food, water, and plenty of love – but they also need the freedom to be themselves! Here are three ways to let...
8 steps to take BEFORE you buy a new puppy

8 steps to take BEFORE you buy a new puppy

Inviting a new puppy into your life is exciting. Follow these steps before buying to ensure a smooth, positive experience.   If you've been thinking...
Do adult dogs still recognize their mothers?

Do adult dogs still recognize their mothers?

Can your full-grown dog still recognize her mother? An interesting experiment reveals the answer! Last fall, I was at a gathering of emeritus faculty members...
How many photos of your dog do you take?

How many photos of your dog do you take?

According to a new survey, the majority of pet parents take more photos of their dogs than their significant others! If you take more pictures...
Top 5 tips for leaving your dog home alone

Top 5 tips for leaving your dog home alone

It can be hard to leave your dog at home alone. Here are five practical solutions that will help you and your best friend...
3 simple ways to help your dog live his best life!

3 simple ways to help your dog live his best life!

Dogs need food, water, and plenty of love – but they also need the freedom to be themselves! Here are three ways to make...
Dog ID – why it’s so important!

Dog ID – why it’s so important!

Your dog needs ID! Here's why. License and registration, please! Pet identification is one of the most essential –- and overlooked – tools for keeping...
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...
How to keep your dog busy and active indoors

How to keep your dog busy and active indoors

When the weather drives you inside, keep both your dog -- and you -- entertained with an DIY obstacle course and interactive games! Ready to...
Are you and your dog alike?

Are you and your dog alike?

If you suspect that you and your dog are a lot alike, you’re right! A new study reveals that humans and their dogs share...
Activity trackers for dogs

Activity trackers for dogs

Is your dog “getting her steps in”? Find out by investing in a canine activity tracker! Activity trackers have taken the world by storm. Almost...
How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your dog

How to start and maintain an Instagram account for your dog

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms on the planet – and many of the most popular accounts belong to dogs!...
How far do dog owners walk each year?

How far do dog owners walk each year?

A new survey proves that dog owners walk a lot! An average of 870 miles a year, to be exact! A recent survey conducted by OnePoll.com found that...
Top Guinness World “Record-Barkers”

Top Guinness World “Record-Barkers”

Check out these "bone-a-fide" record-holders! Yes, all dogs are amazing. But some canines really knock it out of the dog park! We’re talking about those...
Perfect doggy play dates

Perfect doggy play dates

Want to join or organize a playgroup for your dog? Take these tips into consideration before setting your first date. Are doggy play dates...
6 must-have doggie items for a safer road trip

6 must-have doggie items for a safer road trip

Planning a road trip with your canine companion? Here's a few important things to add to your packing list! Most Canadians love road trips –...
The truth about cats and dogs

The truth about cats and dogs

A recent study looked at the relationship between cats and dogs living in the same household, and the results might surprise you! It’s a common...
6 steps to choosing the right puppy

6 steps to choosing the right puppy

Choosing a puppy is easier said than done! These tips will help you make the best decision for you and your family. You did your...
Henry the avalanche rescue dog

Henry the avalanche rescue dog

Between his job as a search and rescue dog in the mountains of Whistler, BC and his role in the recent IMAX film, Superpower...
Protect your dog from the elements

Protect your dog from the elements

All the outdoor gear you need to protect your Canadian pup from the elements of nature! Canadians love to spend time outdoors with their dogs....
Ways to improve your dog’s quality of life

Ways to improve your dog’s health and wellbeing

Give her health, happiness and longevity a boost! Your dog enriches your quality of life every single day – but are you doing the same...
Disaster prep for dogs

Disaster prep for dogs

This simple plan will help keep you and your animal companions safe if a natural disaster strikes. Wildfires, floods, hurricanes and tornados…so many regions have...
Safe car travel for your dog

Safe car travel for your dog

Your dog should not travel loose in the car. A high quality crate, carrier or harness will help keep him safe from harm in...
Are dogs colour blind?

Are dogs colour blind?

It's a common misconception that dogs are colour blind. New research shows that they don't see the world in black and white, but they...
How to choose the right toy for your dog

How to choose the right toy for your dog

Different dogs have different play styles. When buying a toy for your dog, think about the kind of play he enjoys most, and look...
Choosing the perfect dog treats

Choosing the perfect dog treats

Anyone shopping for dog treats at their neighbourhood pet store or online could easily come away with five or ten completely different products. But...
Top safety tips for exploring the outdoors with your dog

Top safety tips for exploring the outdoors with your dog

Planning ahead can help keep you and your dog safe on your next trip into the great outdoors. As more and more Canadians explore our...
Oops! 12 mistakes most dog parents make

Oops! 12 mistakes most dog parents make

As dog parents, we strive to do the best for our canine companions. But we may overlook or misunderstand some aspects of canine care....