Tag Archives: Pet Tips

DIY Cool Treats your pet will love this summer

Our pets can have lots of fun running around in the summer, but as their owners, we need to make sure we keep them cool as well! That’s why we’re sharing our DIY recipes for cool treats your pet with love this summer. DIY cool treats recipes Frozen Peanut Butter and Banana treat Frozen Apple more »

Jul 24, 2017
by Emily Cook
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Are cat’s claws really important to have?

As a cat owner, it can be frustrating coming home to a couch that’s been scratched up, or a new rug that has some more loose threads than it used to. Remember, cats don’t know the difference between what’s OK to scratch and what’s off limits, but with some training they can learn to only more »

Jul 20, 2017
by Emily Cook
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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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B 4 U Get a Pet: How to introduce cats to children

There are many benefits to children being around animals, including developing compassion, reducing risk of allergies and teaching lessons in responsibility. All that being said, it’s important to know how to properly introduce the two together. Here are some important tips to remember from our friends at B 4 U Get a Pet: Tips for more »

Jul 12, 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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What can you do about a dog in a hot car?

The summer has really arrived, and with it, some hot weather! Pet owners are responsible for the safety of their animals at all times. This includes when at home and while travelling. In this video, Inspector Scott Sylvia shares what the dangers are of leaving pets in vehicles unattended. He also explains the consequences for more »

Jun 29, 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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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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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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