Sunday, September 23, 2018

Natural Health

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....

Positive Training

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...

A short history of dog training

From cruelty to kindness -- how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training has come a long way in the...

Natural Nutrition

Solutions for dogs that eat fast

Does your dog eat fast? Have you tried everything to slow her down without success? Here's some additional tips to help you remedy the...

Active Lifestyle

Grooming your cat

Most cats do a superb job of grooming themselves, but sometimes they need a bit of assistance. You’ve probably noticed that your cat spends a...

Traveling with your senior dog

Taking a senior dog on summer vacation with you? Here are 8 ways to keep safe and comfortable while traveling and at your destination. With...

Brynn

This German shepherd is more than just a pretty face. She’s using her influence to spread the word about canine health, nutrition and EPI,...

6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

Rescue dogs often come from situations of neglect and abuse, so may have trouble adjusting to adoption. These tips will help your new friend...

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Animal Wellness Blog

Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

We spoke to an expert to learn more about Echinococcus multilocularis – a new type of tapeworm that’s popping up across Canada. Should you be concerned? The word “tapeworm” probably makes you cringe – and rightly so. This parasitic flatworm lives in the intestines of its human and animal hosts,...
10 ways to be a more responsible dog parent

10 ways to be a more responsible dog parent

Every once in a while, it’s good to check in to make sure you’re being a responsible dog parent! Here’s some advice that’ll help you tick all the boxes. Humans and dogs have a wonderful, unique bond. The happiness they bring to our lives is absolutely priceless. But there’s more...
C. diff dogs – fully trained and saving lives!

C. difficile dogs – fully trained and saving lives!

A second c. difficile detection dog has been trained to sniff out this nasty superbug at Vancouver General Hospital. Since the dogs began working, c. diff rates in the hospital have steadily declined. Last year, Animal Wellness shared a  blog on Angus – an English springer spaniel trained to sniff...
How to keep your dog happy and safe on a hike

How to keep your dog happy and safe on a hike

Keep these tips in mind when heading out for your next hike and ensure that it's a safe, enjoyable experience for you and your dog! A few hours in nature can renew your spirit and give your dog the break he needs from your home or apartment dwelling. While a...