Tag Archives: Dogs

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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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
by Emily Cook
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Ideal Doghouse: Step-by-step, how-to video

In this video, we’re giving you a step-by-step guide on how to build an Ideal Doghouse. Some breeds of dogs can live outside during the winter, if they are provided with an insulated doghouse of the proper dimensions. The dimensions are directly related to the size of the dog. Dimensions are critically important if the more »

May 09, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Spring grooming: How to bathe & brush your dog

Grooming your pet regularly is definitely important, but spring grooming even more so! In the spring, your pet needs to shed extra fur because the warmer weather means they don’t need it anymore. That’s where you come in! Watch our video to see how to bathe, and brush your pet so they can be shiny more »

Mar 28, 2017
by Emily Cook
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10 steps to house training your adult dog

When you make the choice to adopt an adult dog, there may be some obstacles to overcome – like house training. To help make the process as smooth as possible, here are our 10 tips for house training your adult dog. Step 1. Supervise your dog inside. To be successful preventing accidents, you need to more »

Mar 27, 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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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with dog breeds native to Ireland

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To celebrate the occasion we decided to highlight the beautiful dog breeds native to Ireland. Irish dog breeds According to the Irish Kennel Club, there are 9 breeds of dogs that originate in Ireland. There are two Hounds – Irish Wolfhound and Kerry Beagle; three Gundogs – Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Red more »

Mar 17, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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Dog bite prevention: It’s not me, it’s you.

The majority of the time, dog bites could have been prevented with some simple information. Here are some dog bite prevention tips from the ASPCA to make sure humans and canines alike can get along! Dog bite prevention tips Ask first, pet later: We encourage everyone to ask the pet parent first before reaching out more »

Feb 23, 2017
by Emily Cook
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