full screen background image

Tag: , , , , , , , , ,

growing pains

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...

dog on the beach

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...

ospca graphic

OSPCA Underequipped Study Finds

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

Take your dog to work day

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....

create a proactive grooming plan

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...

travel

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...

dog coat

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...

skijoring

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...

xylitol

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...

queen victoria

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...

dog park

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 going...

dock diving

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...

Treibball

Give Treibball a try!

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

nose work

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 positive...

service dogs

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...

dog car

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...

stress

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

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...

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...

dog greeting

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...

holidays

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...

dog

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...

9-step health check

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...

questions to ask a breeder

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...

puppy

Puppy stages

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

fit

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...

feeding dishes for dogs

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...

flower essences

Flower essences for hypersensitivity in dogs

“We have a 12-year-old pit bull and our veterinarian said you might be able to help,” Marcie anxiously told me. “Kelly gets really...

Does your new partner's pet dislike you?

Does your new partner’s pet dislike you?

If your new partner’s dog or cat dislikes you, you’re not alone. Some animals are stressed and frightened by new people moving...

mushrooms

Health benefits of mushrooms for dogs

Our kitchen cupboard at home always contained at least one can of button mushrooms. My mom made thick tomato sauce with meatballs, and it...

Facebook
Facebook
PINTEREST
INSTAGRAM