Category Archive: Pet Adoption

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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Jul 09

4 Tips for Helping Pets in Need

For pet owners, their dogs, cats and other pets play an important role in bringing added happiness to their lives. As not every dog and cat is as fortunate to be with their forever families, you may be looking for ways to give back and help pets in need. As many as 117,000 cats and …

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Dec 12

How you can help with pet homelessness

A leading animal welfare organization reports that homelessness is a significant problem nationwide and while Canadians are compassionate to man’s best friend, new data illustrates that many of us don’t understand the magnitude of the problem. Simple actions on our part could change this however. The 2014 Shelter Pet Report (by PetSmart Charities of Canada) …

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Dec 12

Why pet adoption is the best option

From walks in the park to cuddles on the couch, pet owners know better than anyone the joys that a furry friend can bring to someone’s life. And yet, while most of us are compassionate to man’s best friend, new data from the 2014 Shelter Pet Report (by PetSmart Charities of Canada) illustrates that many …

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Dec 12

Become a hero today for a homeless pet

Canada is a nation full of pet lovers, but recent research shows that many communities need some guidance on how to help solve the homeless problem. The 2014 Shelter Pet Report (by PetSmart Charities of Canada) found that while 73 per cent of people say that pet homelessness is at least somewhat important to them, …

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