Breed Profile: Golden Retriever

A friendly, easy-going dog, and a fantastic family pet, makes the Golden Retriever an exceptionally popular breed. He is highly intelligent, and is excellent for sniffing out drugs, tracking, retrieving game for hunters, and also as a therapy or assistant dog for the ill, elderly, or disabled. Extremely athletic, the Golden Retriever also does very well in agility sports, as well as obedience competitions.

Everything Dog Owners Need to Know About Ticks

Even though it may be winter, summer always just around the corner in Canada, and that means sunshine, heat, long walks with your dog, and ticks. No matter where you live, chances are you’re concerned, and you should be. Before they arrive, we’ve got everything you need to know about these little parasites, the diseases they cause, and what you can do to keep your dog safe.

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terriers

Yorkshire Terriers, or Yorkies as they are affectionately known by those who know and love them, are the quintessential terrier. Proof that good things come in small packages, they’re adorable, friendly, and full of spunk. They may be small, but they have no idea! In fact, you’ll often wonder how such a large and courageous heart can live in such a small dog.

Doggy Dandruff: What You Need to Know About Canine Seborrhea

If you thought dandruff was a problem reserved for humans, think again! Canine Seborrhea, or doggy dandruff, is a fairly common skin disorder among our four legged friends. Whether your dog is affected with the oily (oleosa) or dry (sicca) variety of the disorder, or a combination of both, chances are you just want to find a solution that gives them relief and solves the problem.

How to Care for Newborn Puppies

The first three weeks after they are born, newborn puppies depend entirely on their mother to give them all the security and nourishment that they need. All you have to do at this stage is to see to it that they stay warm, and that she stays healthy, and is producing enough milk for her puppies, by giving her enough food to provide all the nourishment she needs. If she has had a really large litter, you can help her further, by supplementing her milk with canine milk formula, to ensure that her puppies are getting adequate nourishment.