May 15, 2023

Why does your dog whine?

All dog parents probably hear their dog whine from time to time, but some hear it more often than others.  In this…
May 12, 2023

Tips to deter your dog from scavenging during walks

Do you find that your dog scavenges for items to eat on your walks? If daily walks are interrupted by your dog picking up…
May 11, 2023

Why do puppies nip and tips on managing this behaviour

Puppies are adorable, but their nipping behaviour can sometimes be a pain. When puppies play, they often use their mouths to explore their environment…
May 9, 2023

How much water should your cat/dog be drinking?

Water is an essential nutrient for all living things. It helps regulate body temperature, lubricates and protects internal organs and joints, moisturizes the air…
May 8, 2023

Fear Free® nail trims from home

You have the “perfect” dog. He or she has learned basic cues, walks gently beside you on a leash, and they leave your slippers…
May 8, 2023

The Ontario SPCA urges people to include pets in their emergency plans

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stouffville, ON (May 8, 2023) – This week is Emergency Preparedness Week and the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society and the Ontario Association…
May 5, 2023

How does my pet select their food?

Ever wonder how animals decide what they like to eat? And why a furry friend that wants to eat beef or salmon off your…
May 4, 2023

Preparing your entire family for a newborn

Guest blog from Pet Talk. Expecting parents are often as busy as they are excited while they’re preparing to welcome a new baby to…
May 2, 2023

Lawyer shares the importance of making a will for Leave a Legacy Month

May is Leave a Legacy Month, a time to recognize the importance of including charitable gifts in your will. Check out the story of…
May 1, 2023

Emergency preparedness

In Ontario, each of us is responsible for our own safety and survival during the first 72 hours of an emergency, we are also responsible for our pet's safety.
April 28, 2023

Canine Arthritis in senior dogs – signs and treatment options

As our beloved animal companions age, some begin to demonstrate signs of discomfort that may indicate canine arthritis. The many years of play and…
April 27, 2023

Guide to bathing your cat

Cats are the original advocates of self-care – napping, pampering, and relaxing! So when it comes to bathing, cats rarely need a bath.   …

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