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E.coli Found At Kits Beach

22nd August 2019


It is advisable to keep your pets away from Kits Beach for the foreseeable future. Nearly two weeks after it was reopened for swimming, Vancouver’s Kits Beach was closed once again because of an E.Coli outbreak. Vancouver Coastal Health water sample found over 1,700 E. coli per 100 millilitres of water. Under Canadian recreational water

E.coli Found At Kits Beach2019-08-22T17:09:52+00:00

How To Keep Your Pets Safe and Happy This Summer

28th June 2019


Vancouver has had some great weather early in summer which has allowed pet lovers to spend some time outdoors with their pets. But summer isn’t all fun and games. Heatwaves and prolonged dry spells can cause problems for both humans and pets alike. You may think looking after your pets in hot weather comes down

How To Keep Your Pets Safe and Happy This Summer2019-07-03T17:03:41+00:00

4 Flowers Vancouver Pet Owners Should Avoid

7th June 2019


Summer is finally here—what better way to enjoy the sunshine than to go for a walk with your favourite companion?  While you may enjoy the change of scenery, flowers in full bloom and all, make sure to keep your eyes on where your dog or cat may dig their paws. Certain plants, including commonly seen flowers,

4 Flowers Vancouver Pet Owners Should Avoid2019-06-07T00:26:32+00:00

How To Prepare Your Pet For Spring

15th March 2019


You have to love the Vancouver weather. One day we get snow, the next it’s a beautiful sunny day. As the days become longer, you’ll be spending more time outside with your dog. However, the more time you walk and hike, the more your dog will be exposed to fleas, ticks, and parasites which also

How To Prepare Your Pet For Spring2019-03-18T23:53:40+00:00

Safety For Your Pets In Cold Weather

22nd February 2018


We’ve had a recent influx of cold weather in Vancouver and it’s supposed to snow even more this year so it’s important to keep your pets nice and toasty warm. Remember they won’t be able to tell you if they are freezing. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during cold weather:  

Safety For Your Pets In Cold Weather2019-10-29T01:20:58+00:00

7 Ways To Make Your Dog Walks More Exciting

8th September 2017


Dogs constantly demand walks, especially if you have a high-energy breed like a Border Collie, German Shepard or a Bloodhound. But it can be boring taking them to the same park and the same route day in and day out. What do you do when fun fades away?  We’ve come with seven ways you can

7 Ways To Make Your Dog Walks More Exciting2017-09-08T01:30:42+00:00

7 of the Best Dog Parks In Vancouver

23rd March 2017


Vancouver is known for its beautiful scenery – its beaches, mountains and parks.  Whenever possible, Vancouverites love to explore the outdoors with their pets. Sometimes it can be frustrating to find an off-leash park for your best friend to run free. In Vancouver there are 36 off-leash areas in the city, but that is only

7 of the Best Dog Parks In Vancouver2017-05-18T18:07:58+00:00

How To Understand the Mood of Your Cat

17th February 2017


Cat’s aren’t as easy to read as dogs. They can seem aloof, standoffish and complicated, and many owners struggle to communicate with their cats, even after they’ve been living together for many years. But if you know how to read their signals then it can be easy to interpret. This is how to decipher your

How To Understand the Mood of Your Cat2017-05-18T18:09:49+00:00

5 Tips To Groom Your Pet

11th February 2017


There are many reasons to be good at grooming your dog. It can get expensive always taking them to a professional, as much as $50 or $75 depending on what type of package you get. Sometimes personalities clash between you and the groomer and it can be very hard to trust someone with your pet.

5 Tips To Groom Your Pet2017-05-18T17:58:40+00:00

How To Introduce Your New Cat To Your Dog

20th January 2017


One of the many stereotypes given to us by Hollywood is that dogs and cats are enemies. However, in fact, they are just wary of each other and can be great friends, if given a chance. Since there is no direct competition between them, they can be a good fit if both animals have the right

How To Introduce Your New Cat To Your Dog2017-05-18T18:00:05+00:00

How To Include Your Pets In Your New Year’s Resolutions

6th January 2017


Happy New Year! The start of a new year means a fresh start for you and your pet. Around 45% of Canadians make New Year Resolutions, but we must not forget about our pets. Just like us, our pets can improve their physical and mental health. There are many ways we can incorporate our pets

How To Include Your Pets In Your New Year’s Resolutions2017-05-18T18:00:54+00:00

5 Ways You Can Include Your Pet During the Holiday

24th December 2016


Put Your Pet Into Family Photos If you’re the type of family to send out photos with your Christmas cards each year, why not add your pet to the festivities? You can either get professional or do a candid photo. Either have their own appeals for them. If you have a good photographer in the

5 Ways You Can Include Your Pet During the Holiday2017-05-18T18:01:03+00:00

What To Do With Your Pet During Winter

17th December 2016


As the temperature drops outside, it’s very important to keep your pets safe. Recently a lost tabby cat was rescued when a conductor for CN Rail found the stowaway under the engine deck on his train in Alberta. It was almost -40 C outside and one of the train’s engines was frozen solid. When the

What To Do With Your Pet During Winter2017-05-18T18:11:11+00:00