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Good things come in small packages: How to interact with small animals

May 12, 2022

People confident in their cat and dog handling abilities might find themselves feeling a little less self-assured around animals like rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, rats or mice. “When you’re interacting with small animals, it’s important to consider their needs and feelings, just like you would with a dog or a cat,” says Meghann Cant, …

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BC SPCA calls for ban on dog debarking

April 13, 2022

Following recent victories ending the practices of declawing in cats and ear cropping and tail docking in dogs, the BC SPCA is calling on the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC) to enact a similar ban on canine devocalization. SUPPORT THE BAN What is canine devocalization? Devocalization, commonly referred to as “debarking”, involves partially …

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How to create a catio-friendly outdoor tunnel that your cat will love

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March 16, 2022

You’ve created your catio, and your cat adores it. After all, catios provide enrichment, fresh air, and the stimulation of nature as well as ensures safety for your cat from the outdoors while protecting wildlife too. Why wouldn’t they like it? As the kind-hearted and creative pet guardian you are, you now might be wondering …

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