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A helpful blog for pet owners.


Are E-Cigarettes Harmful to my pets?

September 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  In recent years, E-Cigarettes and vapes have become very popular options when it comes to trying to quit smoking cigarettes. One of the bonuses of these products are the flavours! Peach, vanilla, cheesecake, and so many more! While these are great for humans who are trying to quit smoking, they can make things dangerous […]

Help! My dog got quill’d now what?

August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Imagine hiking on your favourite trail with your dog off leash, and you see your beloved pet investigating something, he or she lets out a big yelp and comes running back to you covered in porcupine quills. What do you do? If you search the internet many people suggest trying to pull them out […]

How to throw a Summer Birthday Party for your Pooch!

July 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  It’s your buddy’s birthday and you want to do something special, because after all, he or she is your child. So what things are important to think about when throwing a birthday party for your pooch? A few key things are location (outdoor AND indoor options), invitations (inviting your pets besties, both canine and […]

Grain free diets – Are they breaking hearts?

May 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

  There has been a lot of recent discussion in the veterinary community on the topic of grain free diets and heart disease. To help get to the bottom of the problem, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) did an overview of concerning reports that veterinary cardiologists were seeing a rise in […]

Are ticks really a concern in the winter?

March 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Looking outside at the snow and ice that abound, we are not really thinking about the creepy crawlers that affect our pets throughout the summer months here in Southern Ontario. But maybe we should? Typically, we think of warm summer days and long grassy areas as the concerns for tick bites, but the reality of […]

What does it mean to research pet food?

January 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Around the New Year, I saw a post on social media about a New Year’s resolution of finding out more about the food that we feed to our pets every day. The author suggested a few things that could be helpful when deciding which food they would like such as the country of origin of […]

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