Can Cats Eat Dairy?

It’s a common misconception that a saucer of milk is an ideal snack for cats. After all, images of kitties enjoying farm-fresh milk have been commonplace in movies and television for decades. Cats are drawn to high fat foods, and dairy certainly meets that description. Cats often associate with positive memories, and drinking milk may… Read more

The Top 5 Probiotic Supplements for Dogs

Probiotics are live bacterial cultures essential for proper digestion, and prebiotics are what fuel them. Together, they can optimize your dog’s digestion and gut health, improving nutrient absorption, stool consistency, and overall well being. Not all dogs require probiotic supplementation; many have excellent overall gut health from a complete and balanced diet. However, in today’s… Read more

The Top 10 Large Breed Puppy Foods in Canada

Finding the right large breed puppy food is essential. Large breed dogs typically weigh between 50-100 pounds when full grown. Popular large breeds include Retrievers, German Shepherds, and Boxers. These beautiful breeds all require particular nourishment to reach their full potential.  Giant breed dogs like Great Danes, Saint Bernards, and Mastiffs are among the largest… Read more

Avoiding Ticks This Spring

With the highly anticipated arrival of Spring, and the continued rise in temperatures across Canada, comes the return of arguably the largest outdoor threat to pet health and safety: ticks.  Due to changes in the global climate, less of the tick population dies off from the winter permafrost, leaving more ticks to repopulate each Spring…. Read more

5 Ways to Entertain Your Ferret

The rise in pet ferret ownership is huge. These super cute mammals are intelligent, quirky, inquisitive, and may be one of the most entertaining animals to play with. A ferret’s natural instincts involve digging, tunneling, hunting and sleeping; ferret toys that provide stimulation in these ways are the most exciting for them.  Domesticated ferrets require… Read more

How Often Should I Feed My Dog?

Like people, dogs require food regularly to replenish stores of essential vitamins and nutrients, and also to increase energy. And like people, dogs can have unique feeding needs for a variety of reasons. While some of us prefer three square meals a day, others benefit from grazing and eating smaller meals. Dogs are no different. … Read more

The Top 10 Low Fat Dog Foods Available in Canada

Low fat dog foods are ideal for dogs with a number of health complications, including obesity, liver disease, pancreatitis, thyroid issues, joint and mobility problems, and more. Low fat dog foods are essential for managing pancreatitis in dogs. Pancreatitis is a common condition in dogs that causes inflammation in the pancreas; the organ responsible for… Read more

Community Spotlight: The Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Across Canada, there are over one thousand pet rescues focused on rescuing, aiding, and rehoming dogs, cats, and even exotic animals in need. Among these animal rescues include 170 SPCA or Humane Society facilities. As veterans in the fight for animal rights, these organizations have paved the way for accessible pet services in Canada for… Read more

Fake Dog Rescues The Newest Pet Industry Scam

Every industry has it’s share of scammers, and the pet industry is certainly no exception. While pet-related scams have been coming and going for decades, they’ve really ramped up over the last year. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant increase in the number of pet-related scams involving fake dog… Read more