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Technology that goes to the dogs!

From state-of-the-art containment systems to remote-controlled automatic feeders, technology is making life better and safer for our canine companions. We live in a high-tech world....

Air Canada goes above and beyond to protect animals on flights

A new certification reinforces Air Canada’s unparalleled commitment to the welfare of live animals, reassuring pet parents across the globe. Air Canada recently became...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The human-canine bond

To realize how far our understanding of the human-canine bond has come, we need to take a trip back to 1908. In January of...

Social networking… with pet people!

Nowadays, it's easy to connect with other pet people online. You don’t need a secret handshake or a map to the clubhouse to participate...

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...

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...

Resolve separation anxiety in 6 steps

Separation anxiety is rarely solved using only one modality of treatment, whether you use drugs, alternative therapies or behavioral modification. If your dog has separation...

Integrating dogs & kids together

An article called, “The One Thing No One Tells You Before You Have Kids: Don’t Get A Dog,” was released on Slate this week. In the...

Mushrooms for your dog’s immune system

My dog, Cardiff, is a neutered Welsh terrier who has suffered three bouts of typically fatal  Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) during his seven...

Should I add supplements to my animal’s diet?

Prevention is the most powerful cure. By providing your dog with supplements, you can ensure he is getting everything he needs to stay healthy. Not...

How to choose a veterinarian for your dog

A veterinarian observed that his own fifteen-year-old cat had a slightly decreased appetite and a tiny bit of weight loss. When blood tests, X-rays,...

11 steps to graceful canine aging

Is Rover slowing down? Is his hearing not as sharp as it used to be? Maybe he’s eating less, struggling with the stairs, or having a...

Introducing dogs and cats

Dogs and cats may not seem compatible, but many people have both. But too many pet owners put up with their pets acting out...

Dog travel: planes, trains and automobiles

If you’re like most Canadians, you love to travel. And it’s only natural that you want your four-legged family members tagging along when you...