Pets

Whether you’re a loving pet parent, are thinking of getting one, or are just an animal lover, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the answers to your pet questions and advice, fascinating facts about your favourite creatures, and, yes, cute pictures.

Hedgehog Care 101

Pint-size mammals known for their roly-poly, quill-covered bodies, as well as their gentle disposition, intelligence (they can navigate mazes with...


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Adopting Animal Companions in Need

Thousands of animals are becoming homeless or being placed into shelters. If you're considering getting a new furry friend, why...


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Ask the Expert: Snappy Puppy Worries Grandmother

Your Pet Question: My new puppy is so cute and sweet one minute and then right out of the blue


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Ask the Expert: Cat Grooming

Your Pet Question: How often should I brush my long-haired cat to keep its fur from matting? Craig Segal, Ile


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Ask the Expert: How Do I Stop My Dog’s Barking?

Your Pet Question: My dog Daisy barks like crazy at every person or animal we pass on the street and


Unexpected Employable Animals

When most people think of working animals they picture Seeing Eye dogs or farm animals. But there's a whole world...


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Adopting Animal Companions in Need

Not enough people adopt pets from pounds and rescue shelters. Here we dispel some of the myths around shelter animals.


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Tail Injuries and Your Pet

Though tail injuries are common in pets, proper care must be taken to ensure that no further damage is caused....

The Scoop on Homemade Pet Food

The idea of home-cooked pet food sounds appealing-after all, who doesn't prefer home-cooked food to something out of a can...


When Kitty is Constipated

Constipation in cats is most common in middle-aged and older cats. It's important to determine the cause before treatment can...


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5 Ways to Green Your Pet

At last count there were 3.5 million dogs and 4.5 million cats in the country. We love our dogs and...


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Eye Injuries in Pets

Eye injuries to your dog or cat can quickly turn into a serious medical problem. Knowing how to handle the...


10 Winter Tips for Pets

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but it's our job to keep our pets' environment delightful. Cold temperatures, snow and...


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Is Your Pet Diabetic?

Many of us have loved ones affected by diabetes. But did you know those loved ones can include your pets?...


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Balancing Allergies and Pets

For many people with allergies the benefits of owning a pet far outweigh the sneezing and itchy eyes. You can...


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Playing Safely with Dogs

Dogs are a natural draw for most children. Avoid any canine mishaps by teaching your children good manners and a...

The Best Dog Breed for You

Dogs, like humans, come in all different sizes with certain personality traits. Use our guide to find a breed that...


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How to Find the Perfect Petsitter

Find a way to keep your pet happy and on familiar turf when you go on holiday. Check out these...


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Pet-Safe Celebrations

Holidays are exciting times for people, but can be a dangerous and stressful time for the animals that share our...


The Best Cat Breed for You

Cats, like humans, come in all different sizes with certain personality traits. Use our guide to find a breed that...


The Best Bird Breeds for Beginners

When you are thinking of what type of bird is best for a beginner, start simple. They say you've got...

Reptile or Amphibian: The Right Pet for You?

Reptiles and amphibians-affectionately called "herps," from the Greek word for "creeping thing"-aren't everyone's idea of the perfect pet. They may...


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Good Dog Guide

Here's how you can get the best from man's best friend


Dog-Leash Holder

This adorable -- and helpful -- gift is easy to create with some paint, photos, and biscuits.


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Get the Best Vet for Your Pet

Here’s how to find a veterinarian who combines compassion and skill with respect for your pocketbook


Feeling at Home with Your Pet

Whether you're a new pet owner or simply thinking of inviting one into your family, there are a lot of...


Tips for Affordable Pet Owning

No matter the animal, owning a pet can quickly become a financial burden. To save money while still being a...