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Canada Day Weekend – Pop Up Adopt Shop

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Redemption Dogs will host a 5-hour pop up adopt event here at Purina PawsWay. There will be lots of dogs looking to start a new life here in Toronto! Rescue groups on site will include: Black Dog Rescue, Moosonee Puppy Rescue, Save Me Rescue, Dire Woofs, and Safehome rescue. This event is being hosted at PawsWay, but is organized and run by Redemption Dogs. For more information, visit https://www.pawsway.ca/redemption-dogs-adoption-event/ WHEN? Monday, July 4, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) WHERE? Purina PawsWay – 245 Queens Quay W. , Toronto, ON M5J2K9 See Map — soulmuttstoronto.com torontodogboarding.com

If my dog is attacked at the dog park, what should I do?

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UNPROVOKED ATTACKS ARE ACTUALLY EXTREMELY rare but very dangerous. When they occur, there is usually a considerable size difference between the two dogs—the attacker is large and the victim small—and the attack is usually eerily silent, rapid, and often predatory. Often both the attacker and the victim are un-socialized. Sometimes the attacker picks up and carries and shakes the victim. This is a dire emergency: scream blue murder! Create as much noise as possible to convince other people to shout and help chase down the dog and get him to release the victim. I once chased down a neighbour’s German Shepherd to rescue a Pekingnese. Sadly, the Peke died three days later. Dog fights, on the other hand are extremely common but rarely dangerous. Dog fights occur between all dogs but most usually between male dogs less than two years of age. Most people assume one dog is a dominant …

FULL TIME DOG WALKER WANTED! (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)

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Soulmutts Toronto Ltd. Is a fast growing Dog Walking, Daycare, and Boarding provider located in Corktown, a few doors away from the Toronto Humane Society. Soulmutts has always focused on providing the best customer service and making sure that every dog under its care has a high energy, fun time in a safe and professional caring environment. Soulmutts is looking for a high energy, dog loving individual to fill the role of Full Time Dog Walker/Pack Leader. As such, your roles and responsibilities will include: • Punctual and regular work from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday to start. As you improve on your route and become more efficient, your hours will reflect this. • Playing with and supervising the dog pack at our private dog park. • Ensuring a clean and safe environment for the dog pack (ie. picking up poop) • Driving a customized Ford E-250 in the …

Homemade Dog Food: What it’s all about!

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When suppertime rolls around, there’s nothing like a healthy home-cooked meal. This is true not only for the human members of your family, but for your dog as well. Cooking for your canine companion has many benefits, including fewer preservatives and additives, more varied and potentially better ingredients and, of course, more interest for the canine palate. Homemade meals may even make it possible to feed your dog well for less. A 15- pound bag of high-end dry dog food costs approximately $42, and a 5.5 oz. can of high-end wet food runs approximately $2. Feeding a medium-sized dog two cans of wet mixed with two cups of dry food costs about $5 per day. That doesn’t include the treats, bones and tidbits that inevitably make their way into her tummy! Compare that with four cups of Puppy Stew (recipe here) at $2.25 per day. Add the cost of a …

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Toronto This Summer!!!

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What’s better than a pint on the patio in the summer sun with friends? Well, a pint on the patio in the summer sun with all your friends, of course. Naturally, I’m referring to our furry pals. While dogs aren’t technically allowed on Toronto patios that serve food or drinks, pet owners eventually come to which places are more accommodating than others in terms offering water, treats, or simply smiles tossed a panting dog’s way. The best pet-friendly patios also have convenient or shady tie-up spots, perfect if you have a normal dog who doesn’t cry and whine and choke herself trying to clamber onto your lap. Sigh. For all of you leaders of the pack who didn’t somehow foster extreme separation anxiety in your dog, check out this list. We asked our Twitter followers to name the dog-friendliest patios in Toronto, and here are some of the responses, in …

Common Canine Ailments: Kennel Cough

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Kennel cough, the common name given to infectious canine tracheobronchitis, is a highly contagious respiratory disease among dogs. As the name suggests, it is typified by inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. This disease is found throughout the world and is known to infect a high percentage of dogs at least once during their lifetime. It is also sometimes referred to as bordetellosis. Young puppies often suffer the most severe complications that can result from this disease since they have immature immune systems. Also at increased risk are older dogs, who may have decreased immune capabilities, pregnant bitches, who also have lowered immunity, and dogs with preexisting respiratory diseases. SYMPTOMS A persistent cough is the most common symptom Retching Watery nasal discharge In mild cases, dogs are often active and eating normally In severe cases, symptoms progress and can include pneumonia, inappetence, fever, lethargy and even death CAUSES Some of …

Common Canine Ailments: Giardia in Dogs

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Giardiasis, more commonly called “Giardia”, refers to an intestinal infection that is caused by the protozoan parasite giardia, which is the most common intestinal parasite that is found in humans. Dogs develop the infection by ingesting infectious offspring (cysts) that are shed in another animal’s feces. The contamination can be from direct or indirect contact with the infected cysts. The organisms, once ingested, make their way into the intestine, often causing diarrhea. The treatment is typically performed on an outpatient basis with a good prognosis. The condition or disease described in this medical article can affect both dogs and cats. If you would like to learn more about how this disease affects cats, please visit this page in the PetMD health library. SYMPTOMS AND TYPES Symptoms are more visible in younger animals than in older animals and can be either sudden (acute), temporary (transient), non-continuous (intermittent) , or ongoing (chronic) …

15 Interesting Things to Know About DOGS!

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1. WHY DO DOGS LICK PEOPLE? Dogs lick people and other dogs for a whole variety of reasons. Puppies will lick their mothers or owners as a sign of affection or when asking for food. Once they’re adults, licking becomes a sign of submission to an authority figure. When your dog licks you, they probably want something, like food or attention. Doggy kisses are also a way for your pet to feel better: Licking releases endorphins that calm and relieve stress. 2. WHY IS MY DOG’S NOSE ALWAYS WET? A common misconception is that your dog’s wet nose is a sign of good health. In reality, the moisture on Fido’s nose is no indication of their overall well-being. The reason for a dog’s wet nose is a little murkier. One explanation is that dogs repeatedly lick their nose throughout the day to keep it clean. Another is that the moisture …

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