Tag Archives: Cats

PET HEALTH CORNER: Toilet bowl water

Have you ever caught your dog lapping up toilet bowl water? Or your cat licking the bottom of your shower after it’s been in use? Might seem perfectly normal, but there are dangers there you need to be aware of. Here are some pointers from the ASPCA’s Toilet Bowl Water and Your Pets: Dangers aren’t more »

Feb 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Enjoying the holidays with your pet

There’s nothing better than putting your feet up with a warm drink after a long day of holiday shopping, parties and bustle; but while the holidays are chalked-full of activity, your pet can easily be caught up in the holiday shuffle. Here are some quick ways to enjoy the holidays with your pet! Make walking more »

Dec 21, 2016
by Aubrie
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How having pets can reduce risk of developing allergies

Many animals are surrendered into our Animal Centres because of owner’s allergies. But the Human-Animal Bond Initiative (HABRI) says in reality, research has shown that having pets around young children is beneficial to resisting allergies! Here is some information from HABRI’s website on Immunity. Having pets from a young age can: Prevent allergies later in life more »

Oct 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Hydration & Pets

During the heat of the summer months, hydration is crucial to keeping your pets healthy and comfortable. What is it about hydration? Dave Wilson, director of Shelter Health & Wellness and retired vet says there’s no exact way to measure how much water your pet needs. He says it changes day to day and based on more »

Jun 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to clicker train your cat

Ever wanted to learn more about how to clicker train your cat? Now’s your chance with this great information from our Fact Sheet Clicker Training Your Cat. Learn more in the great info and tips below from the fact sheet! What is clicker training? A clicker is a small plastic box with a flexible steel plate more »

Jun 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to: Bringing a new kitty home

Kitty love Much like a family bringing home a newborn baby, it is important to prepare prior to taking a new kitty home. Future Pet Parent Guide has a great article on the necessary steps for bringing your new cat home. Check out some of those guidelines here! Preparing The House Before bringing your new more »

Feb 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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The Pawfect Valentines …

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Your four legged friend, Will always love you… Our pets are there for us through the good times and bad. Why not show them how much you care with a Valentines treat this year? Here are six Valentines gifts you could surprise your favourite furry friend with this February: more »

Feb 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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