Category Archives: Pet Tips

Warmer weather = time to exercise

The weather is starting to warm up and that means it’s a great time to get outside with your pet and get some exercise! Here are 4 ways to take advantage of the warm weather with your pet from our blog Spring has sprung…and so has Fido’s energy level! 4 ways to exercise in the warm more »

Mar 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Before you get a pet: Annual cost of dog ownership

Dogs bring so much joy, laughter, energy and fun into a home – but it’s also important you know how much dog ownership costs. The University of Guelph’s Before You Get a Pet resource can help! On Before You Get a Pet’s website you can find a budget breakdown of all the things you may need more »

Mar 22, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Spring has arrived! Safety tips

Despite the cold, wintery weather Ontario’s been having – it’s officially spring! We want you to fully enjoy the new season with your pets, so here are some safety tips to keep in mind. Spring safety tips Here are some safety highlights from our blog Spring dangers for pets: Fluctuating temperatures: The shifting temperatures may have more »

Mar 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Activity centres for pint-sized pets

It’s not just our cats and dogs who need exercise and enrichment – but the small pets too! Our fact sheet gives great information on activity centres for pint-sized pets. Guinea pigs are gentle, social creatures who love to play Good guinea games offer tunnels for chewing and playing in, such as paper towel and more »

Mar 16, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Staying in pet-friendly accommodations: Pet etiquette

Today a surprising number of accommodations welcome pets. Before booking ask about pet policies. Lodgings may have restrictions on the types or size of pets allowed, or they may designate only certain rooms for animals. Here are some pet etiquette tips to make sure you, your pets, and your hosts are happy! Staying away with more »

Mar 13, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Spring Daylight Saving Time: As told by dogs

Waking up an hour earlier than normal can be hard on all of us – including our pets! Checkout this adorable video showing how we all feel about Daylight Saving Time, as told by dogs. How we all feel about Daylight Saving time: As told by dogs If your pet’s not adjusting well to the time more »

Mar 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips for a safe drive with your pet over March Break

March Break is a great time to be with your family and enjoy all your free time! If you’re planning on taking your pet with you on any drives during March Break, these tips will keep everyone comfortable. Driving with your pet over March Break Keep the car at a comfortable temperature using air conditioning more »

Mar 08, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Requirements for an Ideal Doghouse

If your dog spends a lot of time outside, they require a suitable and appropriate shelter – an Ideal Doghouse! In this blog we’ll give you some pointers from our Ideal Doghouse brochure to help you out. Things to consider before housing your dog outdoors: Dogs should be acclimatized to outdoor living when they are young more »

Mar 03, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips for a safe dog walk during spring thaw

Though it may not seem like it yet, spring is on its way! As the weather begins to warm up, there are some dangers to look out for when walking your pet. In this video we tell you all you need to know about walks during spring thaw! Watch now, LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to our channel more »

Feb 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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