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Dog training shows – what can we learn from TV dog trainers?

sad dog
March 4, 2021

As new dog training shows hit the list of Netflix new releases and other media, dog lovers need to ask themselves a question: Do you believe everything that’s shown on TV? TV shows have the power to influence how dog guardians view their dog’s behaviour and what training method they will use to solve problem …

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Signs of chocolate toxicity in your dog

dog chocolate
March 3, 2021

Most humans love indulging in their favourite chocolate treat, but, unfortunately, ingesting chocolate can result in significant illness for your dog. Chocolate is toxic for your dog because it contains both caffeine and a chemical called theobromine; two chemicals that dogs cannot metabolize as well as humans. While all types of chocolates can be toxic for dogs, the amount of …

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BC SPCA asks public to remove bird feeders after salmonella outbreak

pine siskin
March 2, 2021

UPDATE: Salmonella outbreak continues, BC SPCA asks public to remove bird feeders until warmer weather in April-May. Wildlife rehabilitation centres in the Lower Mainland are seeing another increase in pine siskins admitted due to Salmonella – most of them admitted in the last week. Wild ARC in Victoria continues to admit smaller numbers of pine …

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