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Avoid Post-Quarantine Anxiety in Dogs - With restrictions being lifted across the country, many of us are making preparations to return to the workplace. This means major changes to our pet’s daily routines after months of having their favourite people around all the time. For many dogs, these new changes in routine may lead to stress, anxiety, and behavioural problems. As... Read more
Are Turtles Good Pets for Kids? - Parents looking for a low maintenance first-time pet for their kids often turn to exotic small animals, like rabbits, guinea pigs, and turtles. Small pets can be a wonderful way to educate children about the responsibilities of being a pet owner, while also providing fun and meaningful companionship. Turtles are unique and fascinating creatures; they... Read more
Are Fireworks Safe for Dogs? - It’s that time of year again. As we celebrate this beautiful weather with bonfires, gardening, and barbecuing, it truly feels like Summer has officially arrived. But there’s one tradition that many pet owners don’t look forward to this time of year: fireworks. Are fireworks safe for dogs? Why are some dogs afraid of fireworks? Every... Read more
Understanding Mixed Tocopherols in Pet Food - For pet owners trying to make healthy choices for their pets, the ingredients used in pet products can be confusing and overwhelming. There are hundreds of ingredients that are difficult to pronounce, and even harder to understand. Trying to decipher between the myriad of beneficial and detrimental ingredients used in today’s consumable pet products can... Read more
Shortage in Canine Turtlenecks Leaves Canadian Pet Owners Scrambling - With the near arrival of spring comes the rainy and messy season for pet owners. As less frigid temperatures become more consistent, dog owners begin to pack away the bulky winter dog ponchos and hats, opting for more appropriate spring attire. This helps to ensure their beloved pooch not only stays dry and warm, but... Read more
Emergency Preparedness for Pets - Emergency preparedness for pets is something many pet owners have recently had on their minds. We’ve all been through some drastic lifestyle changes over the past few weeks; social distancing and social isolation aren’t behaviours that the majority of us have ever had to adhere to. This has caused varying degrees of panic among consumers,... Read more
Can My Dog Spread The Coronavirus? - Recently, a dog in China tested positive for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, causing a great deal of concern among pet owners around the globe. Thankfully, pet owners can breathe a sigh of relief as news headlines surrounding this infected canine are largely sensationalized, and there is little to worry about.  The more we know about how... Read more
list of jobs for dogs The Impact of Working Dogs in Recent Human History - Throughout modern history, dogs have worked alongside humans in a variety of specialized roles. Many scientists agree that humans and dogs have coexisted together for almost sixteen thousand years. Every Remembrance Day, millions of people from France, Belgium, Canada, and other countries took time to honour the brave canines that served and sacrificed in both... Read more
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 recipe. Here are just a few of the things we consider: Quality and... Read more
Should Axolotls Be Sold In Pet Stores? - Should Axolotls Be Sold In Pet Stores? There is a growing demand for axolotls as pets, and for good reason. They’re extremely cute, hardy, and as far as exotic animals go, they’re very easy to take care of. This can make Axolotls an ideal exotic pet for people of all ages, from children to seniors. ... Read more
6 Sneaky Secrets of the Pet Food Industry - The pet food industry has evolved rapidly over the last decade, and with that, pet owners are now more educated than ever on what they feed their furry best buddies. In fact, the quality of today’s super-premium pet foods are not much different from meals served in fine-dining restaurants. And due to the multitude of... Read more
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 walks. Retractable leads allow the walker to carry on at a leisurely... Read more