Hydrate for Health – Importance of Pet Hydration
Jun26

Hydrate for Health – Importance of Pet Hydration

Hydrate for Health – Importance of Pet Hydration Summer has officially arrived in Canada! What does this mean for you and your dog? Time to shake off the wintertime cobwebs, get outside, more trips to the dog park, longer walks, ball and Frisbee catching. As exciting as the dog days of summer are, when temperatures begin to soar we must be cautious and understand that pets require special attention and that includes...

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Dogs in the Workplace
Jun20

Dogs in the Workplace

Dogs in the Workplace Friday June 23rd is Take your dog to work day! Workplaces offer all kinds of benefits and perks to attract potential employees. It’s not uncommon these days for offices to have a fully stocked kitchen, offer employees flexible work hours, a gym, even rest and relaxation areas. Employers are taking notice of the benefits by allowing staff to bring their dogs into the office, not just one day of the year, but each...

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Interviews from Edie’s Pug House – Dexter
Jun14

Interviews from Edie’s Pug House – Dexter

  Welcome to Interviews from Edie’s Pug House!   Introducing fellow Canadian Pug Pal: Dexter the Pug! 1) Dexter, start off by tell us a bit about yourself. Well, I turned 9 years old this past May but I’s actually celebrates my Gotcha Day on June 17th. The Vet announced to me’s to be’s a Senior Pug last year. I’s live in them chilly wintery tundras of Okotoks, Alberta with my human Brudder, Momma and Dad.   2) I...

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See The World Through Your Dog’s Eyes – Samsung Gear 360° Camera
Jun07

See The World Through Your Dog’s Eyes – Samsung Gear 360° Camera

See the World Through Your Dog’s Eyes With the  Samsung Gear 360° Camera and VR Headset  #DogVision Every dog owner knows the look. The look on your dogs face, their eyes big and bright, the wave of their tail, the wiggle of their bum, the pent up energy filled with anticipation, ready to burst with the excitement of what’s to come. You release that leash, your dog bursts out, running with joy and abandon, sniffing trees and...

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Pet Rescue Stories – Introducing “Snazzy”
Jun06

Pet Rescue Stories – Introducing “Snazzy”

Its been a while since I posted a Pet Rescue Story on my blog. I always love hearing these real life stories of how people and pets come together. But more so, what it means to the pets involved and how their lives have improved because of the caring people that take them in and give them a second chance. Today I share the Rescue Story of Snazzy!   My name is Snazzy, and I am Mr. Ohio Pug Rescue! Here’s my story . . . For...

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#PugsTakeChicago – with Reporter Felix Pugzu
May23

#PugsTakeChicago – with Reporter Felix Pugzu

Pug parents have a very special, and if I dare say, crazy bond. There is just something about being a pug parent to these silly, crazy, full of love, clown like, constantly attached to our sides, bundles of squishiness! Of course “pug people” being who we are, love to meet up, socialize and get the pugs together! This past May was no exception. Pugs and their humans took over Chicago at an event called #PugsTakeChicago....

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Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Kirby Pug
May17

Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Kirby Pug

Welcome to “Interviews from Edie’s Pug House” On this episode of Interviews from Edie’s Pug House The Absolutely Adorable Kirby the Pug   1) Tell us a bit about yourself Kirby I am 8 years old and live just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. I was born in northern Minnesota and was the last of the litter to be adopted at 9 weeks old. Dad saw my picture in the paper and knew I was the one. That morning he...

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Skunks, Dogs, Stink and Rabies
May15

Skunks, Dogs, Stink and Rabies

Skunks, Dogs, Stink and Rabies How is it skunks, such cute little creatures, can put such fear into dog parents everywhere? If your dog has ever had the misfortunate of being sprayed by a skunk, you know all too well that the nauseating stench is not easy to eliminate from your dog, yourself or the interior of your home! Skunks not only have the potential of making our lives and our dogs life miserably smelly, but it’s important to...

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Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Finnegan & Seamus
May08

Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Finnegan & Seamus

Welcome to “Interviews from Edie’s Pug House” On this episode of Interviews from Edie’s Pug House  The Fabulous Golden Boys Finnegan & Seamus 1) Tell us a bit about yourselves Finnegan and Seamus: Finnegan: I’m 5yo. I was born March 21st 2012. We live in New Maryland, New Brunswick (suburb of Fredericton).  Seamus: I’m 3yo. I was born November 7th, 2014. Finnegan is actually my uncle. His...

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The Power of Pets
May02

The Power of Pets

The Power of Pets The simple act of having or interacting with a pet can do and mean so much to so many. I can’t imagine not having a pet in my life. For as long as I remember, pets have been a part of my life and they’ve meant different things to me at various stages of my life. What brings these thoughts to my mind? A personal account of what and how my small dog Edie, has in my opinion, made a difference in my mother-in-law’s life....

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Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Felix the Pugzu
Apr26

Interviews From Edie’s Pug House – Felix the Pugzu

Welcome to  “Interviews from Edie’s Pug House” On this episode of Interviews from Edie’s Pug House, we have the most dashing Felix the Pugzu! Welcome Felix! Thank you SO much, Miss Edie, for allowing me the pleasure of this interview, I’m touched that you thought of me!   1) Let’s start off by telling us a bit about yourself Felix. How old are you, where do you live? I am 7 ¾! I will turn 8 on July...

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Interviews from Edie’s Pug House – Hamilton Pug
Apr19

Interviews from Edie’s Pug House – Hamilton Pug

Welcome to “ Interviews from Edie’s Pug House”   Welcome to my new series “Interviews from Edie’s Pug House” where I sit down with fellow pug pals and ask the questions we all want answers to! On my very first episode of “Interviews from Edie’s Pug House”, I’m so pugcited to have the one and only Hamilton Pug  join us! I have known Hamilton a few years now, having first met him on twitter and...

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Springtime Parasites – Tick and Heartworm Prevention Season
Apr17

Springtime Parasites – Tick and Heartworm Prevention Season

Springtime Parasites   Tick and Heartworm Season It’s that time of year again! The birds are singing, the rain is falling, the flowers are beginning to bloom. It’s also time for Edie’s annual veterinarian checkup that includes heartworm testing and flea and tick protection. On this episode of Vet Chat, Dr.Ryan Llera discusses: Ticks, lyme disease and heartworm Do you know what time it is? Well, aside from longer...

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Pet Poison Prevention – Protecting our Pets
Mar20

Pet Poison Prevention – Protecting our Pets

Pet Poison Prevention Month Protecting Our Pets From Poisoning As a pet parent you’ve probably heard over and over again the dangers your pet should avoid. Ask any dog parent what your dog shouldn’t consume and the first thing that usually comes to mind is chocolate. But what about other dangers we as pet parents must be made aware of? March is Pet Poison Prevention Month, and on this episode of Vet Chat, Dr. Ryan Llera...

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Buy a Bag, Give a Meal with PetSmart®
Mar14

Buy a Bag, Give a Meal with PetSmart®

Buy a Bag, Give a Meal with PetSmart® #fortheloveofpets I’m a firm believer in giving back. But what exactly does “giving back,” mean? It can and does mean something different to everyone, but I would like to think the end result means making life better for others. This post is sponsored by PetSmart® and the BlogPaws™ Pet Influencer Network™. PetSmart is not responsible for the content of this article. In my case, I give back by...

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Dog Friendly Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto
Feb26

Dog Friendly Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto

Dog Friendly, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto Today more than ever, pets are regarded as part of the family. You rarely hear people refer to themselves as a “dog owner”; instead, you hear the term “pet parent”. It’s not uncommon to see people out with their dogs, going on errands, meeting up for coffee, and of course travelling. The pet industry is a billion dollar industry with pet parents who think nothing of opening their...

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Pet Loo Portable Pet Toilet
Feb20

Pet Loo Portable Pet Toilet

Pet Loo Portable Pet Toilet by PetSafe Canada – Review Temperatures in Toronto have been well above seasonal this past week and although I’m thrilled, I can’t say the same for my dog Miss Edie. Don’t get me wrong; Edie loves the warm, sunny weather, but, and this is a big “BUT, she does not like the wet, squishy, muddy feel under her paws when steeping onto the grass to go potty. Encouraging Edie to go potty on wet grass is a...

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Tuesday’s Ties – Review
Feb12

Tuesday’s Ties – Review

Tuesday’s Ties Fashion for your Dog I was hooked with the purchase of Edie’s first Tuesday’s Ties ! The quality and craftsmanship of Tuesday’s Ties compares to no other bow tie I’ve seen or purchased. Pugs are known for their thicker necks, but Edie was quite comfortable and had no issue with the fit of her Tuesday’s Tie. Each Tuesday’s Tie is affixed with a crocheted neckband that is comfortable and can easily...

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Pet Dental Health Month
Feb06

Pet Dental Health Month

Pet Dental Health Month February is pet dental health awareness month. This episode of Vet Chat with Dr.Ryan Llera, we share a veterinarian’s insight and a pet owner’s experience of maintaining our pets dental health.   A veterinarian’s insight into pet dental health: Dr. Ryan Llera explains the importance of dental health in our pets. Dental health is one of the most overlooked and under treated conditions...

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Drinkwell® Ceramic Avalon Pet Fountain – Review
Jan24

Drinkwell® Ceramic Avalon Pet Fountain – Review

Drinkwell® Ceramic Avalon Pet Fountain – Review If you have a cat there’s a good chance this is a familiar site. I know you’re shaking your head, you know what I’m talking about! You walk into the bathroom only to be greeted by a cat that’s waiting for the basin tap to be turned on. It doesn’t matter that you have three bowls filled with fresh water spread over various rooms in the house! Your cat is most certainly...

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Dr.Ernie Ward is in the Doghouse
Jan12

Dr.Ernie Ward is in the Doghouse

  How Cold Does it Get in the Doghouse? Dr. Ernie Ward puts himself to the test once again! You may remember when Dr. Ernie Ward locked himself in a car to give us insight into the feelings and physical repercussions of leaving a dog in a hot car on a summer’s day? Well Dr. Ernie Ward is at it again! This time Dr. Ernie Ward crawls into the doghouse on a cold winter night, giving us a first hand look how the cold winter...

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Cats – They Can Love Going to the Veterinarian!
Jan09

Cats – They Can Love Going to the Veterinarian!

Cats They Can Love Going to the Veterinarian! I have two cats, Lily and Lloyd. I admit when Lily and Lloyd were younger I did not take them to the veterinarian as often as I took my dogs. Why? I believed because my cats are indoor cats, never going outdoors, only watching birds and leafs fly by from the inside of a window or door, their health was protected. As if that window or door would magically keep all illness and disease away...

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Dog’s Best Trend – Fashionable Scarfs for Your Dog
Dec28

Dog’s Best Trend – Fashionable Scarfs for Your Dog

Dog’s Best Trend A Fashionable Monthly Scarf For Your Dog Dog’s Best Trend is a monthly subscription delivering a fashionable and originally designed scarf to your dog each month. Yes, even dogs like to look fashionable and trendy and now it couldn’t be easier with a monthly subscription of a Dog’s Best Trend scarf. Your dog will be the queen or king of the dog park with these stylish, fashionable and original...

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FroliCat® Cheese™ Automatic Cat Teaser Toy by PetSafe – Review
Dec17

FroliCat® Cheese™ Automatic Cat Teaser Toy by PetSafe – Review

FroliCat® Cheese™ Automatic Cat Teaser Toy by PetSafe – Review My first reaction when seeing the FroliCat® Cheese™ Automatic Cat Teaser Toy by PetSafe was “Do I know a cat that would love playing peek-a-boo with these mice!” I have two cats that have been with us since kittens, Lily who is 14 years old, and Lloyd who will soon be turning 11 years old. Now, Lily and Lloyd couldn’t be any different as far as personalities go. Lily...

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Furbo Treat-Popping Dog Camera Review
Dec05

Furbo Treat-Popping Dog Camera Review

Imagine if you could see what your pet is up to when you’re out of the house? Your dog could no longer blame the cat for chewing your slippers, and the cat could no longer point the paw at your dog for shredding the curtains! Do you have a dog that feels insecure when it’s alone and would benefit from hearing your voice? Have you been told your dog barks when you leave the house? With the Furbo Treat-Popping Dog Camera you need not...

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