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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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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...
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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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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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Possible contaminated kibble placed at the entrance to Angell Woods in Beaconsfield

by Rhonda Massad For the second reported time in the past ten days, large piles of kibble have been placed at one of the access points to Angell Woods in...
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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...

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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Dog Training: How to Motivate Your Dog

By: Diana Smith We all sometimes need a little bit of motivation and dogs aren’t an exception. That’s why every dog owner should give their best to help their furry...
Things your dogs should not be eating

9 things your dogs should not be eating

Ever wonder about the long list of things your dogs should and shouldn't eat?  I do.  I hear dogs can't eat chocolate and then I hear they can't have...
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Choosing the best treats for your Dog

It is no secret that dogs love food and treats. Treats are a good way to reinforce obedience and positive behaviour they are also a must during training. Treats are...

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