Can I Live With a Dog or Cat If I Have Allergies?

5th April 2021

Many people believe that for their health and safety they cannot have or be around pets if they are allergic to them. Unless your allergies are life threatening, this definitely is not the case. Allergies to dogs and cats can be severely debilitating but do not have long-term effects on your health. Many people who

Can I Live With a Dog or Cat If I Have Allergies?2021-04-05T19:25:40+00:00

How to Train Your Puppy to Stop Biting

11th January 2021

It can be tough to stop your puppy from biting, and they’ll go for anything: hands, feet, legs, clothes, their leash and even your face! So how do we intervene with an untrained pooch? Vets in Vancouver see loads of dogs and we pick up a lot about how they interact. There are some basic

How to Train Your Puppy to Stop Biting2021-06-15T06:28:21+00:00

8 Unbelievable Dog Stories To Make You Smile

15th December 2020

As Vancouver veterinarians, we meet so many dogs. Every dog owner loves to talk up their pet and has wonderful stories to share. We always love hearing them, so decided to do some research and showcase some unbelievable dog stories. Here are 8 of the most heartwarming dog stories to get you through the winter

8 Unbelievable Dog Stories To Make You Smile2020-12-15T20:10:46+00:00

8 Incredible Benefits of Having a Dog (As If You Didn’t Know)

6th November 2020

Our pet store blog usually focuses on information, but today we’re going to have fun with a universal truth: dogs are amazing. Here are just 8 of the many incredible benefits of adopting a dog. Dogs Make You Exercise Firstly, dogs keep you moving. As they need between 30 minutes and 2 hours of exercise

8 Incredible Benefits of Having a Dog (As If You Didn’t Know)2020-11-06T00:16:12+00:00

8 Signs Your Dog Might Be Pregnant

1st October 2020

When dogs are pregnant they exhibit many of the same symptoms as we humans do when we’re expecting. The gestation period for a dog is around 57-65 days, however, with the average being 63, so they will move through the changes quite quickly. You should notice the signs as they come along in quick succession,

8 Signs Your Dog Might Be Pregnant2020-10-01T17:51:48+00:00

12 Natural Ways to Kick Fleas and Stop Your Dog Itching

13th August 2020

It’s summertime, which means you need to look out for fleas on your dog. Fleas are tiny, but can become a big problem if left unchecked. If your dog is itching themselves raw, consult your veterinarian or Vancouver veterinary hospital for advice. However, it usually doesn’t get to that point, and here are 10 ways

12 Natural Ways to Kick Fleas and Stop Your Dog Itching2020-08-13T23:11:37+00:00

Cat Toys and Accessories Master Guide

22nd July 2020

Pet stores used to be quaint little shops with dog and cat toys fighting for space, stacks of cat litter piled up, some cages and perhaps a fish tank. As time has moved on, pet stores have moved online and the number of toys, accessories and clothing items available to keep animals happy and healthy

Cat Toys and Accessories Master Guide2020-07-22T19:26:26+00:00

Dog Toys and Accessories Master Guide

14th July 2020

Picture a pet store, with all the various toys and accessories for dogs and cats littered around the place. Your image is probably along the lines of some bowls, balls, chews, leashes and perhaps an aquarium in the corner. There’s a lot of science that goes into keeping animals happy and healthy. As more and

Dog Toys and Accessories Master Guide2020-07-22T18:55:39+00:00

Best Cat Food Advice For Pet Owners

17th June 2020

Cat food is no longer just big tins of jellied tuna and shapeless, brown bites. Dietary science has come a long way and we have better food than ever for our furry friends. Here we'll walk you through everything you need to know on basic foods, foods you can and can’t share, fostering wellness, age-specific

Best Cat Food Advice For Pet Owners2020-06-17T18:17:04+00:00

Best Dog Food Advice For Pet Owners

21st May 2020

When we think about dog food, it’s easy to picture some grim-looking processed meat and a bowl of generic kibble. However, with time has come a lot of advancement in dietary science and this is equally true for canines. Here we'll walk you through everything you need to know on basic foods, foods you can

Best Dog Food Advice For Pet Owners2020-06-26T18:46:20+00:00

How Does COVID-19 Affect Your Pets?

19th March 2020

Many clients have been concerned about the well-being of their pets amidst the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus that has recently escalated to pandemic levels across the world. While each of us have become hyper aware of every sniff, cough or sneeze (emanating from our own bodies, as well as those around us), we can’t

How Does COVID-19 Affect Your Pets?2020-03-19T01:47:23+00:00

Why It’s Important To Have A Pet Sitter

6th March 2020

Life is busy and unpredictable, which can put pet parents in some especially precarious positions.  Whether you’re leaving town for a few days or trying to balance your professional and social life with the health and happiness of your pet, having a pet sitter can substantially increase your pet’s quality of life while simultaneously alleviating

Why It’s Important To Have A Pet Sitter2020-03-14T00:44:36+00:00

5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This Christmas

23rd December 2019

Keeping your dog or cat safe during the holidays can be a difficult task. With so many distractions and potential dangers around the holidays like breakable ordainments, presents, open sockets, are just a few of the dangers. Let’s take a look at some simple ways you can save your pet from harm these holidays, but

5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This Christmas2020-01-14T20:18:25+00:00

5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween With Your Pets

11th October 2019

Halloween is generally a difficult time for pets. People are dressed up in strange costumes, setting off firecrackers and knocking on doors – all behaviour that can cause pets huge anxiety. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun with your animals during this season. Here are a couple of things you can do that are fun

5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween With Your Pets2019-11-01T02:07:49+00:00

Can Rain Be A Pet Safety Risk?

16th September 2019

Now that the Vancouver weather has turned for the worse and we're having more rain, your daily routine has likely changed. You're probably not going out as much in this wet weather. However, have you ever wondered how your pet is effected by the change?

Can Rain Be A Pet Safety Risk?2019-09-29T01:49:56+00:00
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