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Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to the Vet

Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to the Vet
According to a recent study, cats go to the vet 5 times less often than dogs do, even though there are 10 million more pet cats than dogs nationally. Two-thirds of cat parents admit that they only take their cat to the vet when it’s ill or injured because putting their cat in a carrier or in the car is a significant cause

How Important is Identification for Pets?

Did you know that in 2012, only 5% of stray cats and 26% of stray dogs that entered the Canadian shelter system were reunited with their owners? These shockingly low reclamation rates were largely due to a lack of proper identification on these pets. Conversely, 95% of animals with visible identification were successfully reunited with their owners.

Pet identification comes in many different forms, the most common being microchips and collars

Keep Your Pets Safe During the Canada Day Long Weekend

It’s Canada’s 150th birthday and there are many fun activities planned all around the country. No matter where you are celebrating, make sure your pets stay safe. Here are some tips to help ensure your pets enjoy the holiday as much as you do.

It’s going to be a gorgeous, sunny weekend. Whether your pets are with you or are staying at home, make sure they have plenty of water

Vote for your favorite rescue group

In honor of the wonderful work that our local rescue groups do in our community, we want to do something to give back. Fleas can be a real nuisance for our four-legged friends, so we will be providing a complimentary box of Advantage II flea treatment to a deserving rescue group, but we need your help!

Like and comment on this post (on our facebook page) to let us know who

Couch PETatoes

  • Posted On December 15, 2015
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How does your pet relax over the holiday season?

 

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