Category Archives: Pet Tips

Poisonous warm weather hazards

Many seemingly harmless items can be poisonous to your pet. Check out this list of poisonous warm weather hazards from our fact sheet about summertime safety. Make sure you know your veterinarian’s procedures for emergency situations, especially ones that occur after business hours, and keep phone numbers for your veterinarian, and a local emergency veterinary more »

Jun 21, 2017
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Tips to keep your pets safe in the summer – Video

Summer is lots of fun, but can also carry a lot of dangers for our pets! Watch this video for tips to keep in mind for your pet’s safety. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our channel to see great new content, every other Tuesday! Like, comment and share! We’d love to hear from you. Summer more »

Jun 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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What to do if your dog gets in a dog fight

Seeing your dog involved in a fight with another dog, can be scary, and might leave you feeling helpless. Here are some tips to help protect your dog, should it ever get in an altercation with another dog. Tips for keeping your dog safe It’s best practice to always have your dog on a leash, this more »

Jun 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: ASPCA Top Ten Pet Toxins 2016

The ASPCA has released their list of the Top Ten Pet Toxins for 2016! Be prepared and make sure your pet avoids these toxins in 2017. The list comes from the ASPCA Poison Control Centre’s numbers of the ten toxins most commonly ingested by pets—and reported to the APCC—in 2016. Check out more information on the more »

Jun 16, 2017
by Emily Cook
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What to do when you see injured wildlife on a road

The weather is warming up, and wildlife is becoming more active. As this new season sets in, this means more and more wildlife are being found injured or killed on streets and highways. Here are some tips from our factsheet Wildlife Friendly Driving. Injured wildlife on the roadside Often, concerned motorists don’t know what to do when more »

Jun 12, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Tips for camping with your dog this summer

This year, Parks Canada has offered free day-use to Canada’s National Parks, which means more adventuring in national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites across the country! If you’re planning on bringing your dog with you on your next camping or hiking outing, here are some tips to help you be prepared. Camping more »

Jun 05, 2017
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Summertime pet dangers you need to be aware of!

With summer weather finally upon us, there are some summertime safety tips you need to know from our fact sheet Summer Time Dangers. Summertime pet dangers Heat stroke NEVER leave a pet alone in a vehicle, even in the shade. Pets left in cars, or other unventilated areas, or tied in the sun, are susceptible more »

May 31, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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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
by Emily Cook
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