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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

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

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

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

Instinct Raw Dog Food Review

Instinct, formally known as “Instinct, The Raw Brand”, provides some of the highest quality pet foods in the world. This is evident not only through their ingredient quality and sourcing, but also in the processes used to produce their final product. That’s why I decided to write this Instinct raw dog food review. Instinct was… Read more

Deep Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Nobody wants their home to smell like a dirty dog. Having pets undoubtedly brings a world of joy and companionship to our lives, but the reality is having pets in the home comes with a fair share of dirt and odours. While everyday tidying and basic cleanup helps to keep on top of it, there… Read more

The 15 Best Dry Puppy Foods in Canada

Puppies have unique nutritional needs to help them grow up healthy and happy. There are an overwhelming number of puppy foods on the market, all varying in ingredient quality, sourcing, manufacturing, and more. This makes it onerous for pet owners debating what to feed their new furry friend.  To help pet owners make informed decisions… Read more