PET HEALTH CORNER: ASPCA debunk common internet myths

People can say anything on the internet. That’s why we as pet owners need to be so cautious what we believe from it! The ASPCA is here to help in their article Busted Internet Myths and Rumors for pet owners. Here are a few highlight from the posting! Myth #1 “Natural” also means “safe” If more »

May 26, 2017
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Enter the No Hot Pets Contest!

The No Hot Pets contest is back and bigger than ever! Spread the word about not leaving pets in vehicles, for a chance to win a variety of awesome prizes from the Ontario SPCA, Kurgo, PetSmart and more! Grand Prize Share the message on social media using #NoHotPets and then take the pledge at http://nohotpets.ca. Paste the link to where more »

May 25, 2017
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Benefits of music for our pets

Many of us humans like listening to music to wind down, work out, drive with, or any other number of reasons. What about pets? Musical sounds can also be a calming force for our pets. Check out this great information from our blog Music Appreciation for Furry Ears.  Music and your pets While music can more »

May 24, 2017
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No Excuses. No Hot Pets.

“I wasn’t going to be gone long.” “I left the window down for him.” The Ontario SPCA has heard it all as people continue to put their pets at risk by leaving them in vehicles during the hot summer months. Parked cars can quickly reach deadly temperatures – even on relatively mild days with the more »

May 23, 2017
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Firework Safety Tips: Happy Victoria Day!

Everybody loves a long weekend – including our pets! It means more quality time with the people they love. But there are also some safety concerns to keep in mind so your pet can be comfortable and safe. Here are some tips from our blog Victoria Day Fireworks: Keeping Your Pet Safe. Fireworks can be more »

May 22, 2017
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Pet Tick Tracker – Be informed!

With some ticks in Ontario carrying Lyme disease, pet owners need to be vigilant and take precautions to protect their pets. To give you a helping hand, the University of Guelph has released a new “Pet Tick Tracker.” Tracking for the safety of pets The Pet Tick Tracker is an online tool that allows owners more »

May 19, 2017
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How to get your pet used to a Pet Door

Is a pet door right for your pet? Pet doors can be a great way to give your pet some freedom to enter and exit your house without your help. Before making your selection, it’s important to do some research into all the available options and to share any concerns with your pet door retailer. Remember more »

May 17, 2017
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A pet every day to keep the doctor away?

If you’ve ever had a stressful day and felt it melt away when your dog greeted you at the door or your cat rubbed against you, you’re already familiar with the positive effects of animals. Turns out, it’s not just pet owners like you who believe in the health benefits of having a pet. The more »

May 15, 2017
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Poisonous plants and your pet

This is an older blog, but a great one for this time of year! Learn all about protecting your pet from poisonous plants and be prepared for spring. Protecting your Pet from Poisonous Plants Many of us have plants in our homes, adding colour and life into otherwise stagnant environments. But some of these beautiful living more »

May 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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