Tag Archives: Pet Care

How to: Bird Care Tips made simple!

You may know about the cats and dogs that are adopted from our animal centres – but did you know we frequently adopt out birds too? In this video learn our key bird care tips to help you care for your pet bird. 5 Bird Care Questions Question 1: What do they eat? A very important thing more »

Jul 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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15 pet safety tips for the Canada Day weekend

As pet owners, we love bringing our pets with us to celebrate things and enjoy beautiful weather! But as you celebrate Canada Day this weekend, here are some pet safety tips to keep in mind. Pet Safety for Canada Day weekend Stay hydrated. Bring portable, fresh water for your pets while traveling, even if you’re more »

Jun 30, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Trouble sleeping? Tips to help your pet rest deeply

Having trouble with your pet’s sleeping habits? All of us are at our healthiest when we’ve had enough sleep.  If your pet is healthy but keeping you up at night, here are some tips from our blog, A Good Night’s Sleep for your Pet, to help them sleep soundly. Designate a sleeping space Make sure more »

Jun 28, 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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Do pets like massages?

Many people go for a massage to relax, unwind, or release painful tension in muscles. What about our pets? Can they also benefit from a massages? If you animal has stiff or painful muscles, it can sometimes show up in undesirable behaviour because they are in discomfort. Through the proper use of massage techniques, muscle tenderness more »

Jun 08, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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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
by Emily Cook
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How to get your pet used to a Pet Door

Is a pet door right for your pet? Pet doors can be a great way to give your pet some freedom to enter and exit your house without your help. Before making your selection, it’s important to do some research into all the available options and to share any concerns with your pet door retailer. Remember more »

May 17, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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