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    Rabies Risks

    Jul 17 2019

    While cases of rabies in domestic pets and humans are rare in Canada, and in North America overall, the risk of rabies remains. Tragically, we are reminded of this by the case of a young man in…

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    World Snake Day!

    Jul 11 2019

    Snakes! The word can evoke feelings of fear or intrigue, or maybe even thoughts of Harry Potter and Slytherin House! Whatever it invokes, July 11th is World Snake Day – a day to celebrate these…

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    World Zoonoses Day

    Jul 04 2019

    Did you know that July 6th is World Zoonoses Day? Maybe “zoonoses” is not a word in your everyday conversations, but it is something you should know about! …

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    Camping with Your Dog

    Jun 27 2019

    Nothing says summer like a family camping trip! The great outdoors, campfires, s’mores, and starlit skies! As National Camping Month comes to a close, why not plan a camping trip that includes your…

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    Fireworks!

    Jun 20 2019

    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…

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    Take Your Dog to Work Day

    Jun 13 2019

    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…

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    World Pet Memorial Day

    Jun 06 2019

    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. …

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    June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

    May 30 2019

    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…