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The truth about ticks in Canada

Ticks are quickly spreading across Canada. Here's everything you need to know about these creepy crawlies, including how to protect your dog from being...

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...

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...

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...

OSPCA Underequipped Study Finds

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

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...

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 find at least one...

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,...

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 Norwegian...

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...

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 massive...

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...

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...

Give Treibball a try!

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

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...

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 disabilities, veterans with...

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...

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...

Are you 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 those...

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 holidays...

Top dog newsmakers of 2015

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 Canada...

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 your dog’s wellness....

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 to...

Puppy stages

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

How to find a dog-friendly apartment

Animal lovers in search of rental property face an additional challenge – finding an affordable apartment in a good area that allows dogs and...

How to handle your pet’s remains

Losing an animal is stressful, and having to decide what to do with his remains adds to the stress. That’s why it’s best to...

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...

Could your pup be a therapy dog?

Could your pup be a therapy dog? These steps will help you figure out whether or not she has what it takes. 1. Consider your...

Hero Dogs

They put in long hours, sometimes in difficult or dangerous conditions, for no pay. They’re focused, hard-working and loyal. They bring joy and help...