Pet Immunization

August is National Vaccination Awareness Month, raising awareness about the importance and timely immunization of pets and the value of booster shots to keep pets safe from diseases […]

What You Need To Know About Zoonotic Diseases

A zoonotic disease (or zoonosis) is a type of disease that passes from an animal or insect to a human. […]

What to Know & Consider Before Adopting A Shelter Pet

When you adopt a pet, they become part of your family. So – before you make a decision – take everyone’s health, safety and happiness into consideration, not to mention the financial responsibilities of being a pet parent. […]

Why Chocolate Is Bad For Dogs

To spread awareness and help avoid tragedies, we are reaching out to talk about the dangers chocolate holds for pets. […]

Vital Reasons Why You Should Clean Up After Your Dog

Here are some important reasons why you should pick up your pet’s waste […]

Companion Animals and Coronavirus

There are various types of coronaviruses. This article looks at the differences between the two types you should know about in 2020. […]

Reasons Why You Should Spay Or Neuter Your Pet

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and 26 February is World Spay Day. […]

FAQs About Heartworm In Pets

Here are a few frequently asked questions about heartworm along with answers. […]

Responsible Pet Owners Month In A Nutshell

Pets are not accessories, they’re family members. They have feelings and deserve the best care. That’s why there’s a whole month, namely February, dedicated to them. […]

Instructions for Identifying Cat Worms

Because it is relatively easy for a cat to acquire worms, it is a good idea to know the warning signs before the problem becomes unmanageable. […]

Zoonotic Disease Risks of Sandboxes

Sandboxes can be breeding grounds for parasites brought in by infected animals, such as cats, dogs, racoons and rodents using them as giant litter boxes. […]

An Overview: Control of Feline Parasites

A parasitic infection in cats is characterized by one or more parasites using the feline as a host. Internal parasites (endoparasites) enter the body of the feline and can live in the heart, liver, lungs, intestine, or stomach. […]

Fleas, Ticks, Lice and Mites on Cats

Ectoparasites are external parasites that live on the outer surface of the host and generally attach themselves during feeding. […]

What You Should Know About Senior Dogs

As dogs get older, their needs change. So, here are a few things you should know about senior dogs. […]

Advances In Vaccines For Cats

There are many myths out there about vaccines for cats. However – regardless of what you’ve seen or heard […]

Protect Your Dog From Serious Diseases With Vaccines

You can help protect your dog from serious diseases by following a routine vaccination program. […]

Are Cats More At Risk For Worms In Warmer Weather?

Canada’s climate affects the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites, such as worms, in cats. As with many other parasites, the risk of infection increases in warmer months. […]

Common Canine Fleas And Ticks In Canada

Fleas and ticks love dogs. Left untreated, they can cause great discomfort or disease and affect humans as well. Preventative treatment is your best defense against these nasty external parasites. […]

Here’s How To Improve Your Cat’s Well-being

There is a common misconception that cats are low-maintenance pets. They’re not high-maintenance pets, but they need certain things. A lot of these responsibilities are easy to uphold and becomes routine; others only require occasional attention. […]

Here’s How To Improve Your Dog’s Well-being

To keep your dog physically healthy you need to prioritize quite a few things. Fortunately, most of these responsibilities are easy to uphold and will quickly become routine; others only need to happen occasionally. […]

Cat Healthy Coat and Skin

Does Your Cat Have A Healthy Coat & Skin?

The state of your cat’s skin and coat can give you a good idea of his or her general health. A smooth and shiny coat is ideal, but a coarse, brittle coat usually needs attention. […]

Dog coat and skin

Does Your Dog Have A Healthy Coat & Skin?

The state of your dog’s skin and coat can give you a good idea of his or her general health. In terms of skin, supple and clear skin is healthy, while greasy, flaky and bumpy skin is worrisome. When it comes to the […]

Cat on a bed receiving a bandage for paw

Bite-Wounds In Cats

When a cat’s immune system can’t clear the site of infection fast enough after a bite from another animal, the wound may become a ‘pocket of pus’, which is a liquid collection of inflammatory cells, bacteria, and damaged tissue. Because the mouth is associated with bacterial populations, bite […]

Dod receiving a bandage for paw

Bite-Wounds In Dogs

When a dog’s immune system can’t remove bacterial infection, inflammation, and damaged cells fast enough after a bite from another animal, the wound may become a ‘pocket of pus’, which is a liquid collection of inflammatory cells, bacteria, and damaged tissue. […]

What You Need To Know About Your Cat’s Oral Health

Pet owners know that their own dental hygiene is important, but not everyone knows that their pets need special oral care as well. Unchecked dental disease in cats can cause heart, lung and even kidney disease. However, if you take time to […]

Doctor checking dogs teeth

What You Need To Know About Your Dog’s Oral Health

As humans we know how important good dental hygiene is. The thing is, it’s also very important for pets, but often dismissed. If left unchecked, dental disease in dogs can cause other health problems, for example heart, lung and even kidney disease. […]

Cat receiving oral examination

Signs And Types Of Oral And Gum Disease In Cats

Cats require regular dental home care to reduce the risk of oral or gum disease. Here are several signs of oral disease in cats you should watch out for […]

How To Keep Your Dog’s Mouth Clean

The first step to keeping your dog’s mouth clean is knowing that you need to keep it clean. The Goal: Reduce bacteria in your pet’s mouth to reduce the risk of diseases and conditions. […]

Feline Tooth Resorption: What You Need to Know

Resorption is the process by which something is reabsorbed. Add the word ‘tooth’ and you get a condition that causes the disintegration of teeth. Odontoclasts (dentine-destroying cells) are responsible for the process. […]

A Healthy Mouth Vs. An Unhealthy Mouth In Dogs

It might seem a little bit strange, but a dog’s oral health is very important. Unfortunately, not everyone knows this and some don’t really believe it. What qualifies as a healthy mouth in dogs? Clean is King. That means teeth without plaque and […]

Cat Health

Taking Care Of Your Cat’s Health

Some cat owners might wonder when their pets need a visit to the veterinary. After all, many of them only go when it’s an emergency – but that’s not enough. In fact, once a year, every year, your cat(s) should see a veterinarian for a full […]

Dog Health

Taking Care Of Your Dog’s Health

Some dog owners might wonder when their pets need a visit to the veterinary. After all, many of them only go when it’s an emergency – but that’s not enough. In fact, once a year, every year, your dog(s) should see a veterinarian for a full checkup […]

Cat Mange – What You Need To Know

Cat mange is a very contagious skin disease. It is caused by a tiny burrowing mite species called Notoedres cati. Other names for the disease include notoedric mange and feline scabies. […]

Worms In Cats: Intestinal Parasitic Infection

Intestinal parasites are organisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract (gut) of animals and humans. When a parasite enters a cat and starts living in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract it’s called an intestinal parasitic infection. […]

Mosquitoes on dogs

Protect Your Dogs Against The Danger Of Mosquitoes This Summer

With the year already heading towards longer warmer days – man’s best friend will again face a lesser-known summer hazard: mosquitoes. Dog owners who understand the risk mosquitoes pose to the health and well-being of their dogs will be pleased to know […]

Dog scratching himself in garden

Tackling Ticks And Fleas In Your Garden

Dogs and cats that spend most of their time outdoors are at high risk of picking up ticks and fleas just lying in wait for their next unsuspecting victim. These dangerous, blood-sucking critters can affect the overall health of your pets and your loved ones […]

close up of tick in white fur

Ticks & Fleas – Small Creatures, Big Issues

Ticks and fleas typically start hatching when temperatures start rising and their presence increases dramatically with warmer temperatures. Ticks and fleas are a dog’s most common enemies and may cause serious diseases for both dogs and humans. […]

What Are Pet Vaccines And Why Are They Important?

The importance of pet vaccinations cannot be emphasized enough. Apart from helping to keep your pets safe and healthy, it also works against the spreading of dangerous (and some deadly) diseases. […]

Group of raccoons searching for something

Rabies: How It Spreads, The Signs & Why Vaccination Is Vital

Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease, meaning a disease that normally exists in domestic and wild animals that can infect humans. It attacks the central nervous system and once symptoms […]

Leptospirosis – A Serious Bacterial Disease

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Leptospira. This bacterial disease can infect domestic animals, wildlife and humans. The disease causes fever, jaundice, kidney failure, abortion and may be fatal in severe cases. […]

Canine Cough In Dogs And Cats

Canine cough is the common name for infectious tracheobronchitis, a condition that affects the upper respiratory tract and is characterized by the inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. It is a common highly infectious respiratory illness that can affect both dogs and cats. […]

puppy vaccinations

Be A Good Puppy Owner, Don’t Miss Vaccinations

The Basics About Puppy Vaccinations: It’s probably safe to say that very few things compare to literal puppy love. Puppies are fluffy, smell amazing and look adorable. […]

Close up of dog drooling

Rabies: Diagnosis, Prevention & the Value of Vaccination

Rabies is a dangerous, fatal viral disease that can be contracted by animals and humans. Animals are typically the transmitters and dogs alone are responsible for 99% of related deaths. For this reason, prevention efforts should […]

Lyme Disease And Ticks

Ticks can transmit a number of diseases including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, depending on the type of tick. […]

Black dog running on grass

Rabies In Pets

Whenever you hear the word ‘rabies’ you should pay attention. Mammals – for our purposes humans, dogs and cats – can all get rabies. Rabies is a deadly virus and survival is […]

picture of dog sitting on bench with atlas globe behind him

World Rabies Day – Awareness & Prevention Efforts

Rabies spreads when the saliva of an infected animal – through a bite or otherwise – comes into contact with broken skin (which includes scabs) or the eyes, nose or mouth of another animal or person. World Rabies […]

August is National Vaccination Awareness Month, raising awareness about the importance and timely immunization of pets and the value of
A zoonotic disease (or zoonosis) is a type of disease that passes from an animal or insect to a human.
When you adopt a pet, they become part of your family. So – before you make a decision – take
To spread awareness and help avoid tragedies, we are reaching out to talk about the dangers chocolate holds for pets.
Here are some important reasons why you should pick up your pet’s waste […]
There are various types of coronaviruses. This article looks at the differences between the two types you should know about
February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and 26 February is World Spay Day. […]
Here are a few frequently asked questions about heartworm along with answers. […]
Pets are not accessories, they’re family members. They have feelings and deserve the best care. That’s why there’s a whole
Because it is relatively easy for a cat to acquire worms, it is a good idea to know the warning
Sandboxes can be breeding grounds for parasites brought in by infected animals, such as cats, dogs, racoons and rodents using
A parasitic infection in cats is characterized by one or more parasites using the feline as a host. Internal parasites
Ectoparasites are external parasites that live on the outer surface of the host and generally attach themselves during feeding. […]
As dogs get older, their needs change. So, here are a few things you should know about senior dogs. […]
There are many myths out there about vaccines for cats. However – regardless of what you’ve seen or heard […]
You can help protect your dog from serious diseases by following a routine vaccination program. […]
Canada’s climate affects the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites, such as worms, in cats. As with many other parasites, the risk
Fleas and ticks love dogs. Left untreated, they can cause great discomfort or disease and affect humans as well. Preventative
There is a common misconception that cats are low-maintenance pets. They’re not high-maintenance pets, but they need certain things. A
To keep your dog physically healthy you need to prioritize quite a few things. Fortunately, most of these responsibilities are
Cat Healthy Coat and Skin
The state of your cat’s skin and coat can give you a good idea of his or her general health.
Dog coat and skin
The state of your dog’s skin and coat can give you a good idea of his or her general health.
Cat on a bed receiving a bandage for paw
When a cat’s immune system can’t clear the site of infection fast enough after a bite from another animal, the
Dod receiving a bandage for paw
When a dog's immune system can't remove bacterial infection, inflammation, and damaged cells fast enough after a bite from another
Pet owners know that their own dental hygiene is important, but not everyone knows that their pets need special oral
Doctor checking dogs teeth
As humans we know how important good dental hygiene is. The thing is, it’s also very important for pets, but
Cat receiving oral examination
Cats require regular dental home care to reduce the risk of oral or gum disease. Here are several signs of
The first step to keeping your dog’s mouth clean is knowing that you need to keep it clean. The Goal:
Resorption is the process by which something is reabsorbed. Add the word ‘tooth’ and you get a condition that causes
It might seem a little bit strange, but a dog’s oral health is very important. Unfortunately, not everyone knows this
Cat Health
Some cat owners might wonder when their pets need a visit to the veterinary. After all, many of them only
Dog Health
Some dog owners might wonder when their pets need a visit to the veterinary. After all, many of them only
Cat mange is a very contagious skin disease. It is caused by a tiny burrowing mite species called Notoedres cati.
Intestinal parasites are organisms that live in the gastrointestinal tract (gut) of animals and humans. When a parasite enters a
Mosquitoes on dogs
With the year already heading towards longer warmer days – man’s best friend will again face a lesser-known summer hazard:
Dog scratching himself in garden
Dogs and cats that spend most of their time outdoors are at high risk of picking up ticks and fleas
close up of tick in white fur
Ticks and fleas typically start hatching when temperatures start rising and their presence increases dramatically with warmer temperatures. Ticks and
The importance of pet vaccinations cannot be emphasized enough. Apart from helping to keep your pets safe and healthy, it
Group of raccoons searching for something
Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease, meaning a disease that normally exists in domestic and wild animals that can infect
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Leptospira. This bacterial disease can infect domestic animals,
Canine cough is the common name for infectious tracheobronchitis, a condition that affects the upper respiratory tract and is characterized
puppy vaccinations
The Basics About Puppy Vaccinations: It’s probably safe to say that very few things compare to literal puppy love. Puppies
Close up of dog drooling
Rabies is a dangerous, fatal viral disease that can be contracted by animals and humans. Animals are typically the transmitters
Ticks can transmit a number of diseases including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, depending on the type of
Black dog running on grass
Whenever you hear the word ‘rabies’ you should pay attention. Mammals - for our purposes humans, dogs and cats -
picture of dog sitting on bench with atlas globe behind him
Rabies spreads when the saliva of an infected animal – through a bite or otherwise – comes into contact with
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