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Freeze Dried Pets

A couple of years ago we at Pets.ca wrote a short article on Freeze Dried Pets. A few days ago this article from the Huffington post shows how the practise is catching on.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/02/10/freeze-dried-pets-bereaved-owners-hold-onto-cherished-memories_n_1268291.html

They may seem bright-eyed and bushy …

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Ottawa Humane Society cracking down on cold weather cruelty

Now that winter has finally arrived, the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) wishes to remind pet owners that plunging temperatures can be dangerous and even life-threatening for pets. While the OHS strongly recommends that you bring your dog inside in extreme …

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58 – Wolf Mixes and Wolves are Dangerous Pets – Interview with Dr. Stanley Coren

58 – Wolf Mixes and Wolves are Dangerous Pets – Interview with Dr. Stanley Coren

Pet podcast #58 features an fascinating interview with psychologist and dog expert Dr. Stanley Coren. They key question of the podcast is whether wolves or wolf  hybrids make good pets. Lately it seems like we are seeing more wolves and …

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57 – Breed Specific Legislation in Montreal

57 – Breed Specific Legislation in Montreal

Pet podcast #57 features an interview with Alanna Devine, Director of Animal Advocacy for the MSPCA (Montreal SPCA). In this episode we discuss the topic of BSL (breed specific legislation) or as Alanna likes to call it BDL (breed discrimination …

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Pet Grooming tip – A Calm Stress-free Environment and Patience

My name is Theresa Pettet and I am the proprietor of a pet grooming business called Professional Pet Grooming which I opened in 1986, after receiving my certification from The Canadian School of Dog Grooming. Predominately I work with dogs …

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Collar Color Code needed?

We are so tired of hearing stories about people who randomly approach other people’s dogs and assume they can pet them. The owners even ask them NOT to approach and the stranger does it anyway – often saying “oh, dogs …

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56 (video) – How to give a pill to a dog

Pet podcast #56 is our fourth video podcast with dog trainer and animal behaviourist Sherry Bedard. In this episode Sherry teaches us how to give a pill to a dog. Sherry demonstrates this technique on her dog Hailey and we …

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55 (video) – How to give a pill to a cat

Pet podcast #55 is our third video podcast with dog trainer and animal behaviourist Sherry Bedard. In this episode Sherry teaches us how to give a pill to a cat WITHOUT causing it too much stress. Sherry demonstrates this technique …

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54 (video) – How to give treats to the family dog

Pet podcast #54 is our second video podcast with dog trainer and animal behaviourist Sherry Bedard. In this episode Sherry and her dog Hailey teaches us (and OLDER children) how to give treats to the family dog. Although the technique …

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We all have to walk the walk sometimes

Today we want to talk about ‘walking the talk’.

Whenever I see an animal in need of a home I sidle up to Doug and sweetly flutter my eyelashes at him and beg – ‘but he’s so cute’, or ‘no …

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