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Are Retractable Dog Leashes Safe?

Are Retractable Dog Leashes Safe?

Retractable dog leashes have been a popular choice for pet owners for decades. Unlike standard, fixed-length leashes, retractable leads add plenty of extra length - upwards of thirty feet or more in front of the handler, allowing Rover more freedom to roam during...

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The Top 20 Dog Foods in Canada for 2020

Over the last two decades, Canadian pet food manufacturers have been developing high quality, human grade, and innovative pet foods to supply both Canada and the world. We have carefully considered them all, looking at every aspect of the manufacturer and their...

Are Retractable Dog Leashes Safe?

Retractable dog leashes have been a popular choice for pet owners for decades. Unlike standard, fixed-length leashes, retractable leads add plenty of extra length - upwards of thirty feet or more in front of the handler, allowing Rover more freedom to roam during...

Safely Driving With Dogs

What is more synonymous with summer than road trips with family and friends? With the windows down, and the radio turned up, summer road trips make for some of the best life-long lasting memories.And, what would a road trip be without your best four-legged friend...
Please Note: The information herein should not be construed as professional medical advice. Please consult your Veterinarian whenever necessary. 

Recent Pet Product Reviews

Smack Dehydrated Raw Pet Food Review

Since 2008, Smack Pet Foods have been proudly producing high quality pet products out of their Winnipeg, Manitoba facility. The Smack team are committed to providing pets with the healthiest, and most convenient foods in today’s pet food marketplace. Their foods are...

Arctic Charr Pet Treats Review

Arctic Charr is arguably the most exquisite freshwater fish in the world. Commonly weighing between two and ten pounds, arctic charr is a rare fish species primarily found in deep, cold, glacial lakes. It is a lovely fish; fine flaked, pink-fleshed, and jam-packed...

Carna4 Flora4 Product Review

The pet industry is brimming with health supplements, remedies, and products intended to improve the overall well-being of our pets. Among the myriad of options, there is one product that, nutritionally, stands above the rest: organic sprouted seeds. Sprouted seeds...

Clear Conscience Pet Super Gravy Review

Clear Conscience Pet Super Gravy is a pretty unique product. Available in three flavours: PawJus, Barkinara, and Arfredo, this high-quality food topper is nutrient dense, all-natural, and free from unhealthy ingredients. There are many uses for a gravy like this, too....

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...

Product Review: Odour Buster Premium Clumping Cat Litter

Here at Canadian Pet Connection, we're asked thousands (if not more) of questions every year about all things pet related. One of the most asked questions we receive pertains to cat owners. Specifically, controlling litter box odours. And while we'd like...

Cat News

Dealing With Feline Aggression

Dealing With Feline Aggression

Is your cat angry, or violent towards other cats in your home? They may be experiencing feline aggression. Cats are wonderful companions, but as with every pet, there are always complications. Behavioural issues, like aggression, can quickly upset the balance in a...

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How To Prevent Hairballs

How To Prevent Hairballs

This time of year, we’re inundated with questions from cat owners about hairballs. Cats have grown their full winter-coat, and have more dense hair now than any other time of year. With this comes a lot of extra grooming and licking, often resulting in an increase in...

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Keeping Pet Hair Under Control

Keeping Pet Hair Under Control

At some point, virtually every pet owner will have to accept one simple fact: pets shed constantly. And on thing all pet owners quickly learn is that keeping pet hair under control can be a daily struggle. Year round, pet owners are up against a never-ending onslaught...

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Feline Urinary Health

Feline Urinary Health

Through their lifetime, many cats will experience problems with their urinary health. This can be an incredibly painful ordeal, and can be fatal if left untreated. While there are many reasons as to why this happens, one thing is clear: taking preventive measures to...

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Meet The Pet Expert

Brandon Forder, known as The Pet Expert, is Vice-President of Canadian Pet Connection; an industry leader in healthy pet lifestyles. Brandon holds multiple certifications in pet nutrition, and has more than twenty-five years experience specializing in pet health and behaviour. He has written hundreds of informative pet-related articles for newspapers, magazines, radio, and the popular Ask the Pet Expert Blog. Brandon is highly skilled in helping pets overcome a multitude of conditions, including: 

 

  • Stress and anxiety, separation anxiety, and behavioural problems
  • Dietary and environmental allergies
  • Food sensitivities and intolerances
  • Joint and mobility health, obesity and weight control, diabetes
  • Breed-specific genetic predispositions
  • Dental health, digestion, immune support
  • Skin and coat problems, ear and eye problems

Brandon is proficient in pet problem solving, and enjoys teaching others about smart and responsible pet ownership.

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