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

The Top 9 Vegan and Vegetarian Dog Foods in Canada for 2021

In North America, vegan and vegetarian dog foods are rapidly growing in popularity for many reasons. Not only are plant-based dog foods considerably more eco-friendly than traditional meat-based dog foods, they also make for some of the most effective hypoallergenic alternatives for dogs struggling with food allergies.  As the science community’s understanding of canine nutrition… Read more

New CFIA Regulations Aim To Improve Safety For Imported Dogs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has just announced changes to the regulations governing importation of young dogs into Canada. The new changes affect dogs under the age of 8 months that are being imported into the country for breeding purposes, or to be sold as companion animals. In June of 2020, an air cargo… Read more

Vegan Dog Foods in Canada

Why Choose Vegan Dog Food? A healthy dog food made entirely from plants? The concept of plant-based, vegan dog foods is not new. However, with the limited options available to Canadian pet owners up to this point, the demand for high-quality, plant-based dog food has never been greater. Traditionally, the majority of dogs consuming vegetarian… Read more

When Is It Too Hot To Leave My Dog In The Car?

Many dogs love car rides – and what’s not to love? The fresh, cool breeze of an open window, the people, the sights, and the smells! As humans, we love the companionship our dogs bring, and thus enjoy bringing our furry co-pilots along for the ride. This is the time of year when awareness campaigns… Read more