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5 Things to Consider When Starting a Pet Blog

23rd February 2021


Can You Commit to a Pet Blog? If you have a pet that’s inspired you to start a blog, it’s probably safe to say you’re a committed person. That said if you don’t have time and energy to throw into your pet blog it won’t gain any traction. If you just like putting your pet

5 Things to Consider When Starting a Pet Blog2021-02-23T00:50:33+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

When Should You Get Your Pet Vaccinated?

7th March 2018


Vaccinations for pets are as commonplace as it is for children these days and is an effective way to prevent serious diseases like rabies, influenza and hepatitis. Not only do regular vaccinations protect your pet’s health, but they can also keep your human family safe as well as some pet disease can be transferred to

When Should You Get Your Pet Vaccinated?2018-03-07T01:12:41+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

Should You Declaw Your Cat

2nd November 2017


Declawing cats is an emotional issue and often debated topic.  There is a constant disagreement between pet owners, animal rights activists, and veterinarian groups about what is best for your pet cat. Some people feel it’s unnatural to remove a cat’s claws, and it’s done for the owner’s benefit rather than the cats’. When the

Should You Declaw Your Cat2017-11-02T22:09:27+00:00

What To Do If You Have An “Emotional Support Animal”

10th October 2017


Service animals help people cross streets, take transit and figure out daily tasks that a lot of us take for granted. Service animals have to go through a very comprehensive training program in order to be fully certified. However, especially in Canada, there isn’t much thought given to “emotional support animals.” (ESA). There is no

What To Do If You Have An “Emotional Support Animal”2018-01-30T20:01:01+00:00

What You Should Know About Cancer In Your Pets

25th September 2017


Cancer is a tragedy for both pet and owner. Unfortunately, it has become the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 10. Like humans, dogs are living longer due to advanced medical procedures and our knowledge of medicine. In fact, fifty percent of dogs will develop cancer at some point in their

What You Should Know About Cancer In Your Pets2017-09-25T01:12:38+00:00

Are Your Pets In Danger From The Air Quality Advisory

4th August 2017


While the sunsets might be beautiful, the haze from the forest fires isn’t very good for our health – or our pets. We aren’t used to this smoky atmosphere that reminds us of 90s Los Angeles. Thankfully Vancouver is not hit as hard as the interior but we still need to be careful of the

Are Your Pets In Danger From The Air Quality Advisory2017-08-08T16:40:14+00:00

How To Play Safe With Your Pet At The Beach

31st July 2017


With this string of nice summer weather that everyone is enjoying, it’s time to head to those dog-friendly beaches to have some fun with your pet. But you should also be cautious of several things when you take your pet on adventures because as fun as the beach can be, it also has its hazards.

How To Play Safe With Your Pet At The Beach2017-07-31T17:37:53+00:00

Pet Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

12th May 2017


Mother’s Day is almost here and if you haven’t thought about what to get her, maybe consider something for her pet. After all, let’s face it, the last thing your mother needs is more flowers, perfume, and chocolates. Here are some ideas if you’re stuck. Pet Portraits This is a timeless gift that will be

Pet Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day2017-05-18T18:27:34+00:00

How To Introduce Your Pet To Your Child

3rd February 2017


Our pets are more in tune with us than you might realize. They understand when you’re happy or when you’re sad. They also understand when big changes happen, like a move or a pregnancy. But just because they pick up on the vibes, doesn’t mean they full comprehend what the changes mean. When you add

How To Introduce Your Pet To Your Child2017-02-03T01:44:48+00:00

Why You Should Clean Your Pets’ Teeth Regularly

27th January 2017


Can you smell your pet’s breath from across the room? This could be the beginning sign of dental problems. Preventative veterinary dental care can save your pet pain and you money in the long run. February is Pet Dental Health Month and is designed to raise awareness that pets need to brush their teeth regularly,

Why You Should Clean Your Pets’ Teeth Regularly2017-02-03T02:06:07+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

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

How to Deal with Losing a Pet

23rd September 2016


Losing a pet can be one of the most devastating events you ever experience. While some people may not fully understand how a pet is a part of your family, you should never feel ashamed about your emotions. How many times have you heard it’s “just a dog” or “just a cat?” Sometimes, you hear

How to Deal with Losing a Pet2017-02-11T00:58:05+00:00