Ask A Trainer: Lessons From The Leash

by Kate Peterson KochDear LFTL,How do I protect my dog’s paws from snow, ice, and salt?Protecting paws shouldn’t be taken lightly! Paws can...

Adding A Puppy to Your Family

by Dr. Jennifer L. Scott B.Sc., D.V.M.With our new normal, COVID-19 has even changed getting a puppy. In our isolation, and stuck at...

Pet Anxiety Prevention

Several people have asked about what they can do to minimize stress for their pets as people return to a somewhat normal routine...

Your Vet, Your Pet, and COVID-19

For the next few weeks or months, our world has changed as we fight the spread of COVID-19. Veterinary medicine has been declared...

Pet Insurance Tips

April 11 is Pet Day, and shopping for your pet’s health insurance can be just as overwhelming as shopping for your own insurance...

Canine Etiquette

Just as sometimes the behavior of our children can reflect on us, so can the behavior of our pets. While most of us...

Walking Your Pet in Winter!

Well, those people who forecast these things say we are starting a long cold winter in Calgary. I don’t always want to walk...

Teach Your Dog Manners Not Just Obedience

I am a veterinarian, briefly a hunt trial judge, a dog obedience competitor, and a dog trainer. I loved winning ribbons and putting...
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Quality of Life for Your Elderly Pet

People in our society are mostly living longer with better health care, nutrition, and living conditions, and so are our pets. I see...
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Dog Lovers Versus Those that Fear

Tonight, my family and I watched a horrifying piece on “The National” showing the aftermath of a dog attack in Quebec on a...
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Lumpy Bumpy Pets

Many people find a lump on their dog or cat and immediately fear the worst. Finding a lump on your pet is many...