Weight Watchers for your Pet!

Obesity is a real health concern. It is everywhere – our friends, our family and even our four-legged family members. In Canada, 60% of our pets are obese or significantly overweight and this is likely a low estimate. Just as…

Antibiotics and your pet

The last time my daughter was on antibiotics for an ear infection, I decided I was going to do what I had been recommending to my clients: put a reminder twice a day in my Blackberry! It worked. I didn’t…

Pet health insurance – is it worth it?

When clients come to see me with their kittens, puppies or even newly adopted adult pets, the question will often come up, “Is pet health insurance really worth it?”.  Many people in Canada are still unaware that pet health insurance even exists! In countries…

Dog growling

Thanks for Growling

So I have a simple rule I live by: thank all dogs who growl! It takes every ounce of my will-power not to get upset at my own dogs when they growl about something. Some kind of natural instinct or…