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  • Jun 20 2019

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    Fireworks!

    As Independence Day and Canada Day approach, it’s time to buy fireworks or plan which fireworks display to attend! While fireworks are entertaining for people, for pets, they can be quite the…

  • Jun 13 2019

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    Take Your Dog to Work Day

    Don’t be surprised if you see some four-legged puppers in your workplace next Friday – it’s Pet Sitter International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day®! Initiated 20 years ago by Pet Sitter’s…

  • Jun 06 2019

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    World Pet Memorial Day

    This Sunday marks World Pet Memorial Day. This is a time to reflect on, remember, and celebrate the lives of the pets we have lost. …

  • May 30 2019

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    June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

    It’s kitten season once again, meaning shelters are starting to fill up with cats and kittens in need of a forever home. June marks “Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month,” an awareness campaign to help…

  • Jul 31 2012

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • Jul 17 2012

    High-Rise Syndrome

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

  • Jun 01 2012

    Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…