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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Increase your dog’s lifespan with holistic & conventional medicine

Even if our dogs live into their teens, it never seems long enough from our perspective. Increasing the longevity of our canine companions is...

Size doesn’t matter with city dogs!

Think of a purse-sized designer pooch being toted around Paris Hilton style. It’s the city dog stereotype, but it doesn’t present a true picture....

6 benefits of exercise for dogs

Life can be hectic, and it’s easy to get so busy that we forget to take proper care of ourselves. One thing that often...

Pet services for busy dog owners

What with career and family responsibilities, travel, and a long list of other commitments, most of us lead busy lives that take us away...

Setting up a pet trust

Nearly 70% of households have at least one animal, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association. This statistic proves just how much we love...

Benefits of a holistic vet for your animals

Surprisingly, there are many people who are seriously committed to green living, holistic healthcare and the organic lifestyle, but who haven’t really considered the...

Raw food for your animal

“My gosh! You feed your animals raw meat?” This is one of the most frequent questions I get from visitors to my home –...

Taming your dog’s barking

Ding dong! Chaos erupts as Molly skids barking down the hallway to get to the door before her human, Pat. “She’s such a sweet dog,...

Do dogs get sunburns?

Dogs have sensitive skin, and even 30 minutes of sun can result in sunburns in some breeds. Whenever you take your dog outdoors, he’ll be...

Soothing fear in dogs

Joe and Melissa adopted a young mixed breed from a rescue group. Shilo was found as a stray, so no one knows her early...

Acupressure for active dogs

The average dog is an active, high energy animal that welcomes every opportunity he can get to go outside and run, play and roughhouse....

5 facts your conventional veterinarian won’t share

Most conventional veterinarians aren’t taught much about alternative medicine, while others simply don’t believe in it. Here are some facts you probably won’t hear from...

Understanding pica & your dog

Pica is a condition in which dogs crave the ingestion of unnatural food sources. While it may seem unusual, it’s actually fairly common. “Pica may...

Picking your perfect puppy

You’ve mulled it over and decided you’re ready – a puppy it is! So what comes next? How do you pick your perfect puppy? Investing...

The relationship between dog genes & diet

Wholesome high-quality food can help keep your dog healthy by enhancing his immune system and reducing the risk of disease. But did you know there’s also a connection...

Making diet choices for your dog

Feeding your dog a nutritious diet sounds daunting, especially if you lead a busy life. But it doesn’t matter whether your days are hectic...

Top dogs for your lifestyle

Looking for a new dog? It’s important to consider your lifestyle! Breeders can help you determine a dog that ’s right for you and...