CANADIAN CANINES CROWNED FOR SAVING LIVES

THREE HEROIC HOUNDS WELCOMED INTO THIS YEAR’S PURINA ANIMAL HALL OF FAME Pets have long been considered our most trusted companions and it’s easy to see why. They make our lives feel bigger, better and frequently seem to understand us more than we understand...

KNOW THE RULES BEFORE RESCUING FROM ABROAD

T he story will sound familiar to many. An unsuspecting Canadian travels outside of Canada for a vacation, and while away has their heart stolen by an innocent dog that seems to have been cast aside by the local community. After having their heart strings...

RESCUE DOG BEHAVIOUR

  I n some quarters, the public perception of rescue dogs is that they are in a shelter or foster home due to some problem related to their behaviour. As a behavioural expert, I can assert that this is certainly not the case, as many dogs are in...

TEACHING YOUR CHILDREN RESPONSIBLE ANIMAL OWNERSHIP

Failing to teach a child how to handle pets properly can result in suffering on the part of the pet and, in some cases, injury to the child. Many children, especially very young ones, don’t realize that pets are living animals, not toys. To prevent...

ARE ALL ANIMAL SHELTERS CREATED EQUAL?

  When the time is right to bring a new furry, scaled or feathered family member home, one of the first questions that arises is, “Where should I adopt from?” It won’t take long for most people to become embroiled in a conversation about no-kill...

BABY STEPS

Getting a new puppy or kitten can be a very exciting and memorable time. Along with the joys of adding a new member to the family comes a responsibility to ensure a healthy life for your pet, for which your veterinarian is a key resource. The first...

THE RESCUERS

Congratulations, on your decision to adopt a companion animal. Whether you are adopting a dog, a cat, a bird, a horse or a potbellied pig, it is important that you find the rescue organization that will assist you in finding the forever friend that is...

ARE YOU READY TO ADOPT A PET?

Pets can bring so much joy and happiness to your life, but getting an animal is a big commitment. Before you take on that responsibility, it’s important to make sure you’re ready to provide the level of care your new pet will require. DOLLARS AND SENSE...

CANADIAN CANINES CROWNED FOR SAVING LIVES

THREE HEROIC HOUNDS WELCOMED INTO THIS YEAR’S PURINA ANIMAL HALL OF FAME Pets have long been considered our most trusted companions and it’s easy to see why. They make our lives feel bigger, better and frequently seem to understand us more than we understand...

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KNOW THE RULES BEFORE RESCUING FROM ABROAD

T he story will sound familiar to many. An unsuspecting Canadian travels outside of Canada for a vacation, and while away has their heart stolen by an innocent dog that seems to have been cast aside by the local community. After having their heart strings...

read more

RESCUE DOG BEHAVIOUR

  I n some quarters, the public perception of rescue dogs is that they are in a shelter or foster home due to some problem related to their behaviour. As a behavioural expert, I can assert that this is certainly not the case, as many dogs are in...

read more

TEACHING YOUR CHILDREN RESPONSIBLE ANIMAL OWNERSHIP

Failing to teach a child how to handle pets properly can result in suffering on the part of the pet and, in some cases, injury to the child. Many children, especially very young ones, don’t realize that pets are living animals, not toys. To prevent...

read more

ARE ALL ANIMAL SHELTERS CREATED EQUAL?

  When the time is right to bring a new furry, scaled or feathered family member home, one of the first questions that arises is, “Where should I adopt from?” It won’t take long for most people to become embroiled in a conversation about no-kill...

read more

BABY STEPS

Getting a new puppy or kitten can be a very exciting and memorable time. Along with the joys of adding a new member to the family comes a responsibility to ensure a healthy life for your pet, for which your veterinarian is a key resource. The first...

read more

THE RESCUERS

Congratulations, on your decision to adopt a companion animal. Whether you are adopting a dog, a cat, a bird, a horse or a potbellied pig, it is important that you find the rescue organization that will assist you in finding the forever friend that is...

read more

ARE YOU READY TO ADOPT A PET?

Pets can bring so much joy and happiness to your life, but getting an animal is a big commitment. Before you take on that responsibility, it’s important to make sure you’re ready to provide the level of care your new pet will require. DOLLARS AND SENSE...

read more