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The Best Joint Health Products for Dogs in Canada

In Canada, there is no shortage of unique and innovative joint supplements for dogs. And while many of them use new and promising ingredients to improve the process of joint repair, many of these ingredients are unproven. However there are four ingredients that any high quality  joint supplement should contain: Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, and Hyaluronic… Read more

Why Does My Dog Have Chronic Urinary Tract Infections?

Urinary tract infections are the most common infectious disease in dogs, affecting 14% of dogs throughout their lifetime. Urinary tract infections, or UTI’s, are common among canines. Dogs suffering from a UTI may try to urinate in small, frequent bursts when they go outside for a bathroom break . You may also see your dog… Read more

An Innovative Approach to Canine Stress and Anxiety

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on how we work, socialize, and live our daily lives. This effect is mirrored in our pets, who have also had to adapt to the continually changing times we live in. Recently, we met with Dr. Karren Prost, Companion Animal Veterinary Services Manager at Ceva Animal Health… Read more

AVSAB Changes Stance on Dog Training

As an outspoken supporter of force-free, positive reinforcement dog training methods, to learn that one of the largest globally-recognized animal behaviour institutes has changed their official stance on canine behaviour techniques is exciting and encouraging to say the least. The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, or AVSAB, has long been regarded as the epicenter… Read more

What Is The Best Type of Cat Litter?

Choosing the right type of litter is an important choice for every cat owner. Selecting the wrong litter may increase foul odours and dust, leave litter sprawling all over the floor, and can even cause your cat to seek out alternative, less desirable locations to do their business.  There is no “one size fits all”… Read more

Why Does My Dog Get The Zoomies?

Our furry, four-legged companions bring plenty of joy to our lives through their unique personalities, kisses and snuggles, and quirky behaviour. One of those easily identifiable behaviours, commonly referred to as “the zoomies”, is a particular favourite to watch. For those of you who don’t know, the zoomies is when a dog demonstrates bursts of… Read more

Stella & Chewy’s Dehydrated Raw Pet Food Review

Stella & Chewy’s super premium dog and cat foods are among the industry’s most outstanding brands, and for good reason.  Stella & Chewy’s began in the USA in 1998 when the founder, Marie Moody, was told by her veterinarian to try a raw food diet for her dog’s deteriorating health. After seeing significant improvements in… Read more

Why Is My Dog Eating Less?

During the hottest summer days, a common concern among pet owners is their dog’s unexpected decrease in appetite. Like humans, dogs can experience a diminished appetite on days with high heat and humidity. While this is perfectly normal and common behaviour for many dogs, it can be very worrisome for pet parents who may confuse… Read more

When Is It Too Hot To Walk The Dog?

The warmer weather seems like it is finally here to stay, and pet owners are increasingly spending more time outside with their dogs. Whether it’s a trip to the Meaford leash-free dog beach, a hike along one of our many beautiful trails, or a simple walk around the block, there are things to consider before… Read more