October Dog of the Month – Xoloitzcuintli

  It’s time for the next Dog of the Month! The Mexican hairless Xoloitzcuintli, or Xolo for short. Perfect choice for the month of Halloween! Originally, the Xolo was the ancient Aztec dog of the gods, similar to the Sphinx cat to the Egyptians. They are national treasures in Mexico, with a history that goes […]

Beware Summer Fun: Part 2

Settle in for part two of our Summer Fun blog–all about water, parasites, and safety!   Dehydration Dehydration is a common cause of many vet visits and uncomfortable dogs over the summer months, and can contribute to your pet’s susceptibility to heatstroke. As many of us know, this is the phenomenon where the body has […]

Firework Fright- Dealing with Dog Anxiety

With Canada day here, and July bringing a host more celebration days, there are going to be a lot of fireworks! As much as we can appreciate and marvel at the lovely light displays there’s no two ways about it–fireworks are loud. We tense before we hear the explosions, or plug our ears and our […]

Pet Dental Health Month

Around the world (the pet world, that is), February is Pet Dental Health Month–that extra special time of year where most vets in North America will offer a percentage off of dental procedures*, and where everyone learns more about their canine’s canines! We wanted to write a little bit about your pet’s dental health care […]

Help ‘Em Up Harness and K9 Rehab Open House

In the Burnaby area, right off of Still Creek, lays a hidden gem in pet wellness; K9 Rehab Wellness Centre offers Hydrotherapy, Canine Massage, and Post-Surgery support for dogs of any age or breed. Their stately facility offers comfort and a relief from pain for dogs who have anything from joint issues to anxiety, and their […]