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Old Dogs and New Tricks

Old Dogs and New Tricks

So often people say “My dog is just terrible about …(fill in the blank), but gosh, he must be seven years old already, I am sure its too late to train him now”  We chime right in with “Absolutely NOT!, …

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Are you your Dog’s Waiter?

Are you your Dog’s Waiter?

Eating and Nutrition - Creating a healthy eater

Wonder what dogs think about? Food! In nature, dogs would need to be hunting or scavenging for a major part of each day. If they were blessed enough to get a full …

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Seasonal Allergies in Cats and Dogs

Spring has sprung across our great land.  Sunny skies, tulips and crocuses…and itchy ears.  Or itchy bellies.  Or itchy paws.  Dogs and cats can develop hay fever or seasonal allergies just like ourselves.  Unlike people, who are prone to runny …

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Ottawa Humane Society Warns of Dangers of Leaving Dogs in Cars

OTTAWA, Ont. (25, May 2012) – Leaving a dog in a car even for a few minutes on a hot day could be fatal. Last year, the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) received more than 250 calls about dogs left in …

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Heart Worm Disease – What You Need to Know

Yes, heartworm disease in Canada is real.  Yes, heartworm disease can kill your dog.  Yes, cats can develop heartworm disease too.  No, not all dogs and cats in Canada are at risk.  Let’s talk about heartworm disease and how you …

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Treats for Training your Dog

Treats for Training your Dog

Dog training is an important part of dog ownership and when done properly, it sets the stage for a fabulous relationship between you and your dog. Dogs learn that when they perform certain tasks or AVOID certain behaviors, they get …

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Correcting Jumping Dogs

Correcting Jumping Dogs

Has this ever happened to you, you go to a friend’s house and their dog is so excited to see you that it jumps all over you? Maybe the dog scratched you in the chest or face as well. Maybe …

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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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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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