7 Things to Consider When Getting a Pet

There are many reasons you might be considering pet ownership. You could be looking for companionship, wanting to show a child the joys and responsibilities that come with a pet, or maybe it is something you have wanted for many years and the time is finally right....

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5 Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dog owners, much like their trusted companions, exemplify loyalty. It’s not unusual to hear a proud owner espousing the superior qualities of their chosen breed, and using their own pet as the benchmark for perfection.“Poodles, too smart!”“Huskies are the happiest...

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Understanding Your Pet’s Body Language

You probably already have an idea of what your dog or cat is thinking. Cross-species communication has been key to the evolutionary success of dogs, humans and to lesser extent cats.Some animals are expert communicators. If my dog is standing in front of me and...

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How Do Pets Help With Mental Health

Have you ever had one of those days where the only thing you want to do is hug your dog or lay with your cat? I know I have! Do you ever feel like your dog is your only friend, or your cat is the only one that understands you? You’re not alone there either!Fact is, as...

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Pet Emergencies: The Ultimate Guide

Having a fur baby isn’t always a walk in the park or a bag of catnip. Like people, pets get into real trouble and how their owners react could mean the difference between life and death for them. If you don’t know what to do in case of a pet emergency you’re not...

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Dog and Cat Dental Care

Your pet’s dental and oral health is more than fresh breath and pearly white teeth. Healthy teeth and gums make a big difference in the quality of life for dogs and cats! Have you’ve ever suffered from a toothache? You know how much pain they can cause....

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What you Should Know About Pet Euthanasia

Euthanizing your dog or cat is not an easy topic to think, talk or write about. Our pet's lives pass by so fast, it doesn't seem fair. To think the animal you've become so close to, that not so long ago was a puppy or kitten, will someday pass is painful....

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Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention for Your Pet

Finally, spring has arrived in Southwestern Ontario, which unfortunately also means the start of flea, tick and heartworm season. The robins are back, the geese are nesting and you and your pet are spending every possible moment outside soaking up the nice weather...

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What are the Benefits of a Mobile Vet

When it comes to the medical needs of your pet you have a lot of options and one of the first decisions to make is choosing whether you will use a traditional vet, stationed out of a clinic or a mobile vet that comes to you? In this post we are going to...

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