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Summer Gear Essentials For Your Dog

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Summer Gear Essentials For Your Dog

Summertime has arrived! The longer days and warmer weather have us all eager to get out in the sun and enjoy more outdoor activities with our dogs. 

Your dog deserves the best gear to stay cool, hydrated and playful this summer.

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Taking your dog camping for the first time? Here is everything you need to know

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Summertime is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the warm weather than taking a camping trip with your dog.  Being properly prepared is key to making any camping trip with your dog a successful adventure, so here are our 5 top tips if you’re taking your dog camping for the first time. 1. Create a camping checklist for your dog You’re going to need a few essential items with you for camping with your dog. Create a checklist so you don’t forget anything important when you’re packing.  Here are some items to consider packing for your...

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Dog dental hygiene: what you need to know

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Dog dental hygiene is often overlooked which can cause serious pet health issues. Here are our pet experts’ top tips to take care of your dog's oral health.

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Are these fleas?

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Are these fleas?

A GUIDE TO PREVENTION, DETECTION, AND TREATMENT OF FLEAS What are fleas? Fleas are small, hearty insects, varying from 1/16 inch to 1/8 inch in size. They are known for their impressive jumping abilities and their ability to reproduce rapidly; an adult flea can jump seven inches high or 13 inches horizontally, and can jump several thousand times in a row! Fleas have an exceptionally long life cycle which can last as few as 14 days to as many as 21 months depending on environmental conditions (unfortunately for those of us living on in BC’s lower mainland, the conditions are...

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Probiotics for Dental Health

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Probiotics for Dental Health

Have you noticed probiotics seem to be showing up everywhere lately? Increased studies, mostly in humans, have shown the positive effects of probiotics in various functions in the body, from digestion to immune function. The same has been studied in dogs, with promising results! Recently the studies have ventured into the first step of the digestive system: the mouth. Initial studies suggest that the right probiotics improve oral microbiomes, and in turn have a positive effect on the overall health of the mouth, from reducing plaque to improved breath and decrease in gum disease. One way this seems to work...

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