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8 Tips for Safe Airplane Travel with a Pet

 There are several tips to follow when traveling with a pet. You have to get a pet travel carrier, organize the reservation and get all the necessary documents. You...
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Autism Speaks Canada Dog Walk

On September 8th 2019 from 9:30am - 11:30am, come and join Mathew Moses for the Autism Speaks Canada dog walk. The dog walk will happen at Parc Pierre Elliott...
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How Can I Stop My Dog from Destroying My Cat’s Toys?

Keeping your dog healthy and happy is an easy undertaking that does not require a lot of skills or training. However, things may get out of hand and your...
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Rover.com reveals the dog names that led the pack in 2018

In early December, Rover.com, the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, released its first annual report analyzing the year's most popular dog names in Canada. Rover...
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Animatch’s Available Furry Friends – October 2019

Animatch boasts a centre with accommodation for a dozen dogs and a dedicated team of volunteers.  West Island Blog and Animatch have come together to help find our furry...
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Animatch update: These two furry pups are looking for their forever home

Animatch  boasts a centre with accommodation for a dozen dogs and a dedicated team of volunteers.  West Island Blog and Animatch are joining together to help find our furry...
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Coping Tips to Help You Deal with the Loss of Your Pet

By: Jennifer Scott According to a 2015-2016 survey by the American Pet Products Association, 79.7 million of households in the United States owned a pet. Pets are one of your...
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Why is Fido barking in the middle of the night?

Having trouble sleeping because your dog is barking excessively into the night? We have all been there ....here are some tips so you (and the neighbours) can get good...

Overweight Pets: Dangers of Overfeeding Cats and Dogs

by Sophia Clark Having pets is a great thing as they provide great companionship. However, it is a demanding job and comes with significant responsibilities. There are many health risks...
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Morris Animal Foundation Study Identifies New Virus in Cats

News provided by Morris Animal Foundation Funded researchers from the University of Sydney have found a previously undiscovered hepadnavirus in an immunocompromised cat, and subsequently in banked feline blood samples. The research team...

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