It is that time of year again, fleas and ticks have arrived. It is particularly important to be aware of the dangers these parasites pose to your pets. Not only can they cause itching, blood loss, and in severe cases anemia, but they can carry diseases which can be transmitted to your pet and also to you and your family. Find out more about Ticks (and Fleas) in this … [Read more...] about Tick and Flea Prevention
Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.
You may be wondering, do dogs get bored? The answer is YES! Without proper play, stimulation and exercise, dogs can easily become bored, especially the higher energy working breeds like border collies. Dogs that are bored often show signs or find destructive ways to entertain themselves. When our golden lab Cookie was bored inside in winter, she would chew on the … [Read more...] about Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.
Can dogs eat apple?
My daughters are both living with us at the moment and both really love apples. They eat at least one per day. We all know the old saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" but I looked up the benefits below. Benefits of Eating Apples Apples contain the following: Vitamin C - a powerful natural antioxidant which may block some of the damage caused by free … [Read more...] about Can dogs eat apple?
How to tell and what to do if your dog eats weed?
You should know how to tell and what to do if your dog eats weed. Cannabis (AKA marijuana, weed, pot and more) is now legal in Canada for both Medical and Recreational usage and on the rise in the US and other countries. This means more cannabis may be found in more places in more forms so more dogs may be exposed. Cannabis can contain CBD (Cannabidiol) and Terpenes … [Read more...] about How to tell and what to do if your dog eats weed?
Why does my dog get the zoomies and are they normal?
Kilo the Pug is mostly pretty chill but every now and then, he will get a sudden wild burst of energy in the house. His little black ears go back close to his head and his eyes look crazed, as he races around at breakneck speed, dodging through chair legs, under tables and past other obstacles. It always surprises me that he can sprint so fast. He seems to really enjoy it in an … [Read more...] about Why does my dog get the zoomies and are they normal?