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California Bill Bans Sale of Mill-bred Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits in Pet Stores

Category: NewsBite
A historical piece of legislation has been passed in California that will have a profound impact on pets and the pet industry. California has passed a bill that will ban the sale of mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores, with its enforcement commencing January 1st, 2019. Authored by Assembly member Patrick O’Donnell, the measure is known as AB 485 or the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, and specifies that pet stores in California may carry these animals only if they are sourced from a shelter or rescue group of some kind.  more
Hero Dogs

Meet 5 Amazing Hero Dogs

Category: Inspire
For many of us, our dogs are our best friends, confidantes, and comfort. But for some, they are daily miracle workers and team members, transforming and saving lives; it’s these dogs the American Humane Hero Dog Awards sets out to honour, bringing attention to the “life-changing, life-saving power of the human-animal bond,” says Dr. Robin Ganzert, American Humane president and CEO. more
Lumps & Bumps

Lumps on Dogs: When You Should Be Concerned!

Category: Health
Lumps on dogs - should you be concerned? Finding a hard lump on or under your dog’s skin is not uncommon. Sometimes skin lumps (more officially called skin masses or skin tumours) can be present for weeks or months before they are noticed, often during a bath or grooming appointment. more

At-Home Grooming Tips and Tricks to Get Your Pet Holiday Ready

Category: Dog Life
The approaching holidays are a great chance to bond with your pets. However, with the holidays comes that last minute grooming to get your pet holiday (and camera) ready. A great solution is at-home grooming – it is not only affordable, but also allows for some extra bonding with your pet! You are able to give them some extra love and care in the comfort of their own home. more
Why and When a Senior Should Adopt a Dog

Why and When a Senior Should Adopt a Dog

Category: Dog Life
Confined to a wheelchair after a leg amputation and with no immediate family nearby, life in St. Louis, Missouri, was a lonely one for Marilyn Johnson. Days could pass without the 77-year-old speaking to a single person. But that all changed when she adopted Diva, a sweet Cocker Spaniel given up by a breeder because of her “unusual blue eyes.” Johnson says now with the “sassy spaniel” by her side she’s become a social butterfly and has met everyone in her neighbourhood. more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Dexter