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Ask the Experts: Grieving Pug won’t Eat

Your Pet Question: One of my dogs recently passed away and my other dog is a pug. The pug now


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Ask the Experts: What Do I Do About a Malodorous Dog?

Your Pet Question: My dog has a problem with a bad odour coming from the anal area. She gets her


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Ask the Expert: Newcomer Stresses Original Pet

Your Pet Question: My daughter has come to live with me and brought her black male cat with her and


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Ask the Expert: Hairball Help Needed

Your Pet Question: I have three cats; one is always throwing up hair balls and the other two never do!


5 Incredible Canine Journeys

Brave, bold, daring and loyal, man's best friend is the perfect protagonist in a tale of adventure. (Though Spot's propensity...


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Ask the Expert: Dachshund Obsessed with Biting Backside

Your Pet Question: My wire-haired dachshund is constantly chewing at her hind end. I’ve had her anal glands checked and


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Ask the Expert: Arthritic Beagle Needs More Pain Relief

Your Pet Question: I have an 8-year-old female beagle suffering from arthritis in her hips. We are giving her glucosamine


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Ask the Experts: Setter has Severe Skin Problems

Your Pet Question: My Irish setter is continually biting, scratching and licking her fur. She’s had everything from dandruff to

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Ask the Experts: Dog Might Have Dermatitis

Your Pet Question: My dog has chewed a bare spot on his hind quarters. It’s pink, but no skin is


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Ask The Experts: Mysterious Limp Cause for Concern?

Your Pet Question My 5-year-old indoor tabby cat is very active and always playing and jumping around, but I’ve noticed


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Ask The Experts: Cat Can’t Master Water Bowl

Your Pet Question: My cat has great difficulty drinking water out of the water bowl. She hits the side of


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Ask The Experts: Any Permanent Cures for Ehrlichiosis?

Your Pet Question: Our dog Jazz has been diagnosed with ehrlichiosis. He’s had three episodes where his temperature shot up


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Ask The Expert: Dog’s Chronic Itchiness a Mystery

Your Pet Question My 6-year-old black lab cross is chronically itchy and scratches until he gets bad sores and his


5 Incredibly Intelligent Animals

Apes-or more specifically, chimpanzees-share 94% of their DNA with humans and demonstrate incredible signs of intelligence. We are always super-impressed...


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Ask The Experts: Cat Refuses to Do Business in Box

Your Pet Question Our three-year-old cat refuses to use her litter box. What can we do? Marnie Pollock, Redcliff The


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Ask The Experts: Electric Fence Doesn’t Keep Dog at Home

You Pet Question Our five-year-old female chocolate Labrador is still very hyper and often goes right through the electric fence

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Ask The Experts: Doberman Menacing When Resting

Your Pet Question I have a 4-year-old Doberman who is usually extremely sweet natured but growls menacingly at us and


Cesar Millan’s Guide to Choosing a Dog

If you're thinking of adding a furry member to your family, there are some important things to consider first, and...


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Ask The Expert: Dog ‘Dances’ to Go Out, but ‘Goes’ Indoors!

Your Pet Question Our 16-month-old female Shih Tzu, Taffy, still soils our home. She does a little dance to tell


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Back Problems in Dogs

Back problems are common in many breeds of dogs, especially the Dachshund, Pekingese, Shih Tzu, and Lhasa Apso.


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Cat Dental Care: Common Problems

Feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions (FORL) affect more than sixty percent of cats older than the age of six, though many...

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Ask the Expert: Dog is ‘Scaredy Cat’ with Strangers

Your Pet Question: My dog barks very loudly and paces back and forth whenever a stranger enters the house. I


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Ask the Expert: Children and Dogs

Your Pet Question: How old should my child be when we decide to bring a dog into the family? Patricia


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Ask the Expert: My Cat Won’t Stop Spraying

Your Pet Question: What should I do if my cat is spraying all over the house? Anne Colvey, Ottawa, ON


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Ask the Expert: Is a Husky the Right Dog For Me?

Your Pet Question: Are husky dogs difficult to train? I’ve never had a dog before. Ted, Coteau du Lac, QC


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Flying the Furry Skies

A unique new airline allows your pet to travel in comfort – and style!


Bringing Home a Greyhound

Greyhounds are wonderful companions, but before you race out and get one as a pet, consider these points.