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Summer Treats That Can’t Be Beat

With the dog days of summer finally upon us, there’s no better time to show your favourite four-legged friend some love than with refreshing and delicious treats. From peanut butter pops to berry-yoghurt freezies, the only hard part about these satisfying snacks is not sampling them yourself. Peaches and Cream Melts Nothing screams summer quite

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Surprisingly Strange Facts About Dogs

Did you know that Basset Hounds can’t swim? Or that dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible? Get ready to be the hit of your next cocktail party with these amazingly strange but entirely true facts about man’s best friend. You can thank us later. Have you ever looked at your dog and toddler,

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The Magnificent Belgian Malinois

One look at a Belgian Malinois and you know that they mean business. They’re cute, sure, but it’s abundantly clear that if they have to, they can back up that bark with a mean bite. There’s a reason that these magnificent canines are the breed chosen to guard the White House; read on to find

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6 Dog Instagrams You Need to Be Following

From the beautiful images of the photo-documentary series The Dogist to Smiley, a unique Golden Retriever who will melt your heart, we’ve rounded up a pack of dog Instagrams that will add a previously unseen level of adorable to your feed. Smiley the Blind Therapy Dog @smileytheblindtherapydog Born without eyes in a puppy mill, Smiley

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Canine Car Safety

A lot of thought is given to ensuring that your human offspring are safe in the car but what about your dog? From proper positioning and use of safety restraints to avoiding eye trauma, read on for a crash course on keeping Spot safe on the road. Secure Loose Items In the event of a

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How Exercise Benefits Dogs

Better Behaviour As any dog parent can tell you, boredom is the enemy. Destructive behaviour can become a major concern if you’re leaving your dog at home with too much pent up energy. By ensuring that your canine companion is getting plenty of exercise, you’re helping him run off extra steam and allowing him to

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How to Create a Dog Proof Garden

With the arrival of warmer weather comes the inevitable desire to hone your green thumb. After all, what better way to celebrate the season than by adding new life to your yard? Ensure that your efforts aren’t thwarted by avoidable issues like accidental poisoning or overenthusiastic paws with our guide to creating a dog proof

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6 Ways to Control Shedding

Spring is a beautiful season. Flowers, open windows, fresh breezes…and enough dog fur to make even the fanciest vacuum weep. As any dog owner will tell you, tis the season for shedding and dealing with all that hair often feels like a Sisyphean feat. Luckily, we’ve gathered some tips and tricks that will help you

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Cold Weather Tips for Dog Owners

It’s freezing outside, but having a dog means that even as the mercury drops, you still have to brave the elements. Did you know that dogs have an increased chance of getting lost during the winter months? Or that it’s important to consider your four-legged friend when adjusting the thermostat? We’ve covered all this and

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