Category: Dogs

Jul 09

Tips for New Pet Owners

It’s almost time to bring your new family member home. You’ve scouted a walking trail to explore, purchased chew toys and picked out the perfect collar and leash. Owning a dog for the first time is an exciting milestone, but it doesn’t come without its share of challenges. The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association recommends some …

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Jan 01

Taking Your Dog to a Dog Park

Taking Your Dog to a Dog Park (What Is Important to Know and Take With You) You’ve decided you want to take your dog to a dog park. You’ve never done this before. What do you need to know to make it a good experience and to keep you and your dog safe? Let’s discuss …

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Aug 21

Walking Your City Dog in Summer

If you live in the city and have ever thought “boy, how about this heat” in summer, then think what it’s like for your dog. If short haired dogs can overheat in high temperatures then long haired dogs must suffer terribly! But walking your city dog in summer doesn’t have to be such an ordeal …

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Aug 14

City Dog Walking Advice

City dog walking requires 360 degree awareness at all times Dogs love cities! What they lose in wide open space is made up for in the volume of sights, sounds and smells which envelop a dog during their time outside. Many owners who have moved their suburban or rural dog to the city have found …

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Aug 12

Staycation Ideas for You and Your Pet

With summer heating up and the Canadian dollar low, a staycation has never looked like a better option for some much-needed fun and R&R. And the best part of a staycation is that you don’t need to leave your pet behind. According to a recent survey, 97% of people consider their pet to be a …

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Jun 21

Finding and Hiring a Dog Walker

Urban life can be hard for dogs. Many of us keep pets in cramped city apartments and work long hours, resulting in a dogs life which is a far cry from that of a rural or suburban dog who usually has an outside yard to roam during the day — or if they’re really lucky, …

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Jun 21

3 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy During a Heat Wave

Remember how desperate we were for warmth during those long, cold winter months? This can be hard to believe when the mercury rises and the summer heat turns into a little too much of a good thing. This can be especially true for our pets. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, …

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Jun 15

Get Rid of Fleas in Your House

When you own cats, you are at risk of having fleas on your cats and in your house. The odds are increased if they are indoor/outdoor cats. Fleas are nearly microscopic in size and difficult to eliminate. If you want to know how to get rid of fleas in your house, then you need to …

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Jan 02

City Dog Walking in Winter

Many dogs love winter — but does winter love dogs? Let’s face it — your dog either loves winter or hates it. Just like humans! If your dog loves winter then it’s worth thinking about the kind of dangers and hazards which lurk on frozen city streets. If your dog hates winter then you need …

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Nov 13

Make sure that Rover isn’t a driving distraction

Most people wouldn’t think twice about grabbing their pet and taking them for a ride in the car to run some errands or to visit friends and family. However, with an increased focus on distracted driving and overall driving safety, there is growing concern about pet safety in the car. “Many people overlook the potential …

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