Category Archives: Pet Care

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
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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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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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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Emergency care plan for your pet

It’s hard to imagine something bad happening to our favourite furry friends, but things happen! In the event of an emergency, it’s important you and your family have a plan of action. Here are some helpful tips from the ASPCA: Emergency Care for Your Pet. Finding 24-Hour emergency care for your pet Have a conversation more »

May 11, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Emergency Preparedness Week: Be prepared with your pets!

This week is Emergency Preparedness Week! To help you prepare for an emergency with your pets, here are some helpful tips! Get your FREE emergency pet decal HERE so you can make sure emergency responders know what pets need to be rescued in case of an emergency. Emergency Preparedness kit Help protect your family, including more »

May 08, 2017
by Emily Cook
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How to identify orphaned birds and waterfowl

Before you jump to the rescue of a bird in a nest who you think has been left behind, there are some things you need to consider before acting! These tips from our fact sheet, How to Identify Orphaned Birds and Waterfowl, will help you out. The first step is to determine whether the bird more »

May 04, 2017
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: What to expect post-vaccination

Spring is here and so is the season for pet vaccination! If you’re unsure which vaccines need updated for your pet, contact your veterinarian. In this blog we’ll go over what to expect post-vaccination and how to help your pet cope from our blog: PET HEALTH CORNER: Pets Post-Vaccination. Post-Vaccination with your pet Taking care more »

Apr 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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