Pets

Dog Food Possibly Linked to DCM

The CBC just posted up a story about the United States Food and Drug Administration publishing a list of dog foods that have potentially been indicated in several cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM). Acana Zignature Taste of the Wild 4Health Earthborn Holistic Blue...

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How to Teach Your Dog Not to Bark

In this video from Zak George, he goes over several easy steps to teach your dog not to bark.  With a high value treat and consistency, you too can have a dog who knows how to be quiet! https://youtu.be/s0A9SpCdRZg

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Helping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home

Our newest canine family member arrived in our home on June 6th.  We had picked her up in Ontario and drove all the way back to Nova Scotia. As we are integrating her into our daily lives, we're encountering some pretty predictable behaviours as she finds her way...

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Yes, Your Dog Can Pick Up Your Stress and Anxiety

According to a study in the journal "Nature" Scientific Reports last week, researchers in Sweden compared the long-term stress hormone levels between 58 dogs, a mix of shetland sheepdogs and border collies, and their female owners. ~ via People.com By measuring levels...

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Mental Enrichment for Your Puppy

Toys and games can be an awesome way to provide your dog with some mental enrichment to keep her/his brain occupied and keep your socks from getting ripped to shreds. Play is as important to dogs as it is to kids. This video shows some awesome ways to use toys, and...

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