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Does Your Dog Have an Itch for Spring?

Does Your Dog Have an Itch for Spring?

All of a sudden your dog starts itching more. He may be scratching his ears or licking his paws nonstop. It may or may not coincide with a change in the weather, such as the onset of Spring. Some amount of licking, scratching and chewing is normal dog behaviour. However, if he is itching to the point of hurting himself, you need to look for the underlying cause. Too often dogs will develop "hot spots" which are red, moist irritations on the skin that can appear anywhere on the body, particularly the head, chest or hips. read more…

Springtime with your dog - Dog Training Tips

Springtime with your dog - Dog Training Tips

Now that we have made it through winter and the days are getting warmer and longer, no doubt you will be outside more enjoying time with your dog. So we thought we would put together some tips and advice to help you and your dog stay safe and healthy this Springtime. read more…

Natural Disaster Prepardness & Safety Tips

Natural Disaster Prepardness & Safety Tips

If you live in an area prone to weather -related catastrophes such as tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes or floods, remember to include your pets in your emergency safety plans. Below are general guidelines to help you prepare for a natural disaster. read more…

Pet & Dog Dental Health Month

Pet & Dog Dental Health Month

Does your dog's breath almost knock you out? This condition is often called halitosis and results from the bacteria buildup in your dog's mouth, lungs or stomach. When your dog eats, plaque and tartar start building on his gums, resulting in a less than desirable odour. read more…

Know what Poisons lurk in your home and yard

Know what Poisons lurk in your home and yard

Keeping our pets safe is a priority. While prevention is always the best medicine to keep your dog safe from common toxins, knowing the symptoms of possible poisoning may save your pet's life. read more…

WAGGTAGG INTRODUCED IN TIME FOR LOST PET PREVENTION MONTH

WAGGTAGG INTRODUCED IN TIME FOR LOST PET PREVENTION MONTH

With the new WaggTagg™ pet identification tag, less dogs will be lost in July which is Lost Pet Prevention Month. Dogs get lost dogs because of storms, fireworks, high winds blowing down gates & fences, picnics, camping trips, or outdoor barbeques, any event that can cause a dog to bolt. read more…

Mutt or Pure Bred?

Mutt or Pure Bred?

There has long been a debate among dog owners whether it's better to get a pure bred or a mutt. By definition a mutt is generally a dog with many different breeds of unknown parentage. Mutts are also known as "mixed breeds" (mongrel is such a derogatory term). A "pure bred" denotes a pure strain obtained through many generations of controlled breeding for desirable traits. read more…

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