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What you need to know about ticks!

Ticks are small, spider-like, arachnids that are native to many regions of North America. With their abilities to spread dangerous diseases to not only dogs, but to other species which include humans as well, it is important to understand and be fami ...

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Boosting Your Dog's Recall Skills

Imagine this: it’s been a couple of days since you’ve been diligently training your puppy to respond to your commands. You’ve got their favorite treat in hand, ready to reward them for acing the command as usual, but thi...

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Is Cat Walking Right for You?

Sun’s out, leashes out! Springtime means no more excuses for getting our pets active and outside. This definitely applies to dog owners, but what about our feline friends? Dogs require exercise and socialization to relea...

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Ten Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

The official start to summer may still be a few weeks away, but now that spring is in full swing pet parents need to think about how the warmer weather affects our pets. Some pets are more susceptible to the heat than...

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Introducing Calming Care for Your Dog

Does your dog exhibit behaviours like excessive jumping, whining or aggression with strangers? Ask your veterinarian about Calming Care

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The Nasty Parasite You Need to Know

Echinococcus Multilocularis. This parasite has been in the news and has veterinarians raising awareness with pet owners living in areas with a high risk of exposure. So, what is Echinococcus Multilocularis? What’s the...

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Taking Care of Your New Rabbit

Rabbits are one of the most common house pets in North America, ranking as the third most popular pet behind dogs and cats. If you’re welcoming a rabbit into your home, there are a few things you need to know to ensure y...

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Road Tripping with Pets

Summertime road trips are a great tradition and hitting the open road with our pets in tow can make them even more fun. While having our pets can add to the experience, traveling with them can also cause a lot of stress...

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Dog Park Etiquette Refresher

For many dog owners, warmer weather means more time at the dog park allowing our pups to socialize and enjoy some off-leash freedom. A visit to the dog park might part of your daily routine in the spring and summer month...

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Assembling a Pet First Aid Kit

As much as we prepare and try to avoid them, sometimes emergencies happen. But when they happen on the road, on the hiking trail, or at the campsite it’s even more important to be prepared. That means keeping a pet first...

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Preparing for Parasite Season: Tick 101

It’s official - spring is here! While that means longer days, warmer weather, and more time spent outside, it also means it’s parasite season. From mosquitoes to fleas and ticks - warm weather parasites can pass on a...