Modern Dog Blogs
February 22, 2019 by Modern Pets

We all worry about our pets when we’re away from home. What are they up to? Are they okay? What if there’s an emergency and I don’t find out until I get home? Thankfully, Wagz creates smart pet products that let you know your pet is safe and happy (our favourite is the Petzi Treat Cam that lets you watch, talk to, and dispense treats to your pet while away from the house!). We talked with Wagz to find out the inspiration behind their products.


What kind of goods/

February 20, 2019 by Modern Pets
Woofstock event

WOOFSTOCK - The first premier out-door event in Toronto

WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 10am-6pm, Sunday, May 26, 10am-5pm, 2019

WHERE: Woodbine Park, Toronto

February 12, 2019 by Modern Pets
Black and white dog

A Dog Called Jack follows the life of Jack, a scruffy mutt living on Christmas Street in London. This heartwarming yet witty novel places an emphasis on family and belonging. Ivy Pembroke, the author, delves deeper into her inspiration for the charming story.  

February 7, 2019 by Modern Pets
Woof Concept Collar

We’ve all been through the struggle of trying to find the right accessories for our dogs. You don’t want a collar that will easily break, but you also don’t want to pay a ton of money for a higher quality piece. Thankfully, good-quality options at lower prices are slowly becoming more widespread. We had the pleasure of chatting with Andy Song, the founder of one of these up and coming companies, to find out the inspiration behind his unique pieces.

What passions, life

January 29, 2019 by Modern Pets
Dog with Treat

The Pawsitively Organic Mystery series chronicles the new life of Stan Connor, a corporate media maven turned gourmet pet food chef and amateur sleuth. Stan left city life behind in favour of a small-town full of new friends, a new love, and a whole lot of dead bodies.

January 25, 2019 by Modern Pets
Dog with Book

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking, how they view humans, or how they would act in normal situations we humans run into everyday? Donald Unger’s new book, Animal Tails for Grownups, delves into these questions and more.

Not for the faint of heart, Unger’s dark humour comes alive in this collection of four short vignettes from

December 19, 2018 by Modern Pets
Donna Kauffman's Unleashed: A Christmas Novella

By Donna Kauffman, author of UNLEASHED: A Christmas Novella

My mom and dad welcomed both their first born (me!) and a new puppy at the same time. As a mom myself now, I think that was beyond brave, but as their first born, I am forever grateful my parents took that simultaneous leap. It was love at first sight!  

December 18, 2018 by Modern Pets
Dog wearing Animo to monitor their activity and behavior

By Jon Bowen, BVetMed DipAS(CABC) MRCVS, RVC, University of London 

We like to think that we know how our dogs feel, but the reality is that we often miss things. This spring our twelve-year old Labrador, Harry, was suddenly taken very ill with pancreatitis. It’s a serious condition, but he survived. However, thinking back to what he had been like during the few days before he became ill, it’s clear that he had not been right. 

The signs were subtle, but he had been

December 17, 2018 by Modern Pets
As a dog thinketh

Monique Anstee is a nationally ranked obedience competitor and the founder and head trainer at the Naughty Dogge on Vancouver Island. She has distilled over 25 years of dog training experience into her first book, As A Dog Thinketh, in which she shares daily wisdom for all of your dog-related conundrums

December 12, 2018 by Modern Pets
Cuddle Clones

Cuddle Clones, an exciting start-up company based out of Louisville Kentucky, creates cuddly versions of your favorite furry friend based off photographs. You read that right, this company of pet lovers for pet lovers spare no details, these adorable plushies are true clones of your pet that come without the cost or creep factor of real genetic cloning.



Dog of the Week!

Meet: Charlotte