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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...
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,...
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...
Ongoing support for animal hurricane victims

Ongoing support for animal hurricane victims

GreaterGood.org is still actively helping pets affected by Hurricane Maria in various ways, including shelter renovations and repairs, and food donations for shelter dogs...
Service dogs help veterans with PTSD

Service dogs help veterans with PTSD

K9s For Warriors is turning shelter dogs that would’ve otherwise been euthanized into service dogs for veterans suffering with PTSD. The dog's life gets...
Why does my dog eat grass and weeds?

Why does my dog eat grass and weeds?

There are many reasons why dogs eat grass, and in most cases it’s nothing to worry about. But if your dog feasts on your...
Back to school: how to help your dog adjust

Back to school: how to help your dog adjust

Your dog might not be the one going back to school this fall, but your family's shifting schedule is sure to effect him! Here's...
How to deal with pesky outdoor cats

How to deal with pesky outdoor cats

Are the neighborhood's outdoor cats bugging your feline? Here's how to deal with them in a safe and humane manner. Jamie has a three-year-old spayed...
ASPCA helps animals affected by California wildfires

ASPCA helps animals affected by California wildfires

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is assisting local agencies with field rescues and emergency sheltering for dogs, cats...
Delta bans pit bulls as service and emotional support animals

Delta bans pit bulls as service and emotional support animals

Delta airlines has banned all pit bulls on planes — even if they're service or support animals. Earlier in 2018, Delta introduced a stricter selection...
6 ways dogs improve your quality of life

6 ways dogs improve your quality of life

Between their excitement when you come home every day and their enthusiasm for snuggling, it’s hard not to feel the love from dogs. But...
5 signs you should consult a professional obedience trainer

5 signs you should consult a professional obedience trainer

A professional obedience trainer can be a great resource to help your dog improve his behavior — but how do you know when it’s...
Changes in dog behavior when traveling

Changes in dog behavior when traveling

Traveling with dogs can be a challenge – but it’s nothing you can’t handle! Here’s a few unwanted behaviors to watch out for on...

Solutions for dogs that growl

Does your dog growl when he shouldn't? Here's how to solve the problem using positive training methods. Sarah's two rescue dogs are very gentle and...
Air Canada goes above and beyond to protect animals on flights

Air Canada goes above and beyond to protect animals on flights

A new certification reinforces Air Canada’s unparalleled commitment to the welfare of live animals, reassuring pet parents across the globe. Air Canada recently became...
5 steps to becoming a successful professional pet sitter

5 steps to becoming a successful professional pet sitter

Interested in becoming a pet sitter? These tips will help you succeed! Pet sitters are in high demand. If you have a passion for pets...
10 ways to spoil your dog

10 ways to spoil your dog

Looking for a few ways to spoil your dog without compromising his health? Look no further. August 10th marks National Spoil Your Dog Day –...
dog days

Dog Days – new must-see movie will make you howl with laughter

Grab your family and head to your nearest theater to see Dog Days -- the must-see dog movie of the summer! We all love sappy...
Robopets improve lives of patients with dementia

Robopets improve lives of patients with dementia

This health facility in Vancouver is using robopets – automated animals – to boost the health and happiness of their residents. Therapy dogs and cats...
Pets for Life program reaches 100,000th free spay and neuter procedure

Pets for Life program reaches 100,000th free spay and neuter procedure

The Humane Society of the United States Pets for Life program reached a huge milestone last week, logging their 100,000th free spay/neuter procedure. Since 2010,...
parvo ward

Parvo ward saves 500 sick puppies

How one woman’s philanthropic efforts is saving puppies with parvovirus. Parvovirus leads to the euthanasia of many puppies in shelters. Without a quarantined space to...
World’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store is ideal for pet parents

World’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store is ideal for pet parents

The world’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store is now open in Toronto – and it’s stocked with ingredients for your dog’s homemade food! Feed It Forward,...
An Act of Dog — one artist’s mission to lower euthanasia rates

An Act of Dog — one artist’s mission to lower euthanasia rates

Using his incredible talent as a painter, Mark Barone is showing the world how many shelter dogs are killed on a daily basis. According to...
DIY crafts for shelter animals

DIY crafts for shelter animals

Many animal shelters don’t allow kids to volunteer, so DIY crafts are a purrrfect way to involve them in rescue efforts. So you want to...
How do you talk to your dog?

How do you talk to your dog?

If you often talk to your dog, you’re not alone. Researchers Alex Benjamin and Katie Slocombe from the University of York in the UK...

“Make-A-Wish Foundation” for animals

Mckenzi Taylor is a childhood leukemia survivor who has dedicated her life to saving sick, injured and abused animals — and her story is...
6 creative ways to help your dog beat the heat

6 creative ways to help your dog beat the heat

Staying cool is essential during the heat of summer. Here’s a few tips to keep your pup safe, while still having fun. Summer is here,...
Will cosmetic animal testing be banned in Canada?

Will cosmetic animal testing be banned in Canada?

After being in review for over two years, a bill that would ban cosmetic animal testing in Canada has finally cleared the Senate. On...
What’s the best food for dogs with diarrhea?

What’s the best food for dogs with diarrhea?

If your dog experiences frequent diarrhea and no parasites or bacterial infections have been detected, it’s time to take a look at her food!...
Hormones partly to blame for leash aggressive dogs

Hormones partly to blame for leash aggressive dogs

If your dog is leash aggressive, this might help shed some light on his behavior and help you solve the problem once and for...
Study reveals the truth about how cats became domesticated

Study reveals the truth about how cats became domesticated

The cats that roam our living rooms today have ancestors as far back as 4400 B.C. — but they haven’t always been domesticated. Here's...
How to throw a doggone good dog party

How to throw a doggone good dog party

Follow these tips to throw a memorable dog party for your canine companion! Did you know there is a National Dog Party Day? If you...