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

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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

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

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 tagging along to share in the adventure?! What’s The… Read more

Water Safety for Dogs

Spending time in the water can be a great source of fun and exercise for humans and dogs alike; low impact activities like swimming are great for your dog’s joints, too. Whether you and your pooch frequent the beach, a river or stream, or a backyard pool, understanding proper water safety is a must. Water… Read more

Slowing Down Speedy Eaters

Does your dog eat too quickly? Often times, when dogs eat too fast, they can experience digestive problems. It is important to find a way to make mealtime both enjoyable and safe for your pooch! Why are so many Labrador Retrievers named Hoover? Because they inhale their food. One of the most common concerns among… Read more

When Is It Too Cold To Walk The Dog?

With frigid temperatures get low enough to affect our everyday lives, dog owners are cautioned to keep their pups indoors. But for many pet owners, this could mean an increase in pent up, anxious, and destructive behaviours as dogs create outlets to satiate their mind and body. Dogs need regular stimulation and exercise, so even… Read more

How To Protect Your Dog’s Paws During The Winter

The winter season is a revolving door of harsh outdoor conditions. From damp and cool, to frigid and dry, the season can be particularly harsh on your pup’s sensitive paws. While a dog’s pads may have been tough and sturdy with their wild ancestors, many modern-day canines have evolved to have much softer, more sensitive… Read more