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A Family Pet: Is Now The Right Time?

by Andrea Simmons

Pets enrich our lives and are as much a part of the family as your mom, dad, sister or brother. However, before you bring home your own pet, you need to know if the time is right, and you need to know how to choose the best pet to add to your current family. Continue reading


Animal Chatter By Iris Winston The commitment should last a lifetime Shortages of toilet paper, flour and puppies have been three indicators that people were spending much more time at home through the pandemic. As the various lockdown periods since … Continue reading

Dogs and cats try to eat the craziest things

Do you know what your pet is eating? It’s not so easy to keep four-legged family members from testing their taste buds on household items, a new survey of Canadian pet owners reveals. Continue reading

Go Ottawa! To The Dogs…

For Some Exercise, Free Fun and a Howlingly Entertaining Time, Take a Walk on the Wild Side – at One of the City’s Dog Parks!

Have your ever been to Conroy Pit? Bruce Pit?  Dogs think they’re Disneyland East and West. At these off-leash sites, canines come in all sizes and styles of cuteness to sniff, scratch and play, play, play while humans get to watch the happy-dog dancing and antics… Continue reading

Halloween costume safety tips … for Pets

Are you dressing your pet up for trick or treating? As with our own children, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to costume safety. Before you dress up your four-legged friends, the leading retailer, … Continue reading

Kids, Pets and Heaven?

One afternoon while the kids were outside playing with my husband I saw him. Poor Dory was vertical, nose down in the rocks. I was very, very sad actually, way more than I ever expected over a fish.
Then it hit me, I had to tell Ava, my daughter. She would be devastated! Continue reading

Perfect Pet Fish for Mess-Free Fun

Do the kids want a pet? How about some fish – with any mess! The HEXBUG® Aquabot Seahorse, Angelfish and Jellyfish allow your youngsters to have fun with a robotic aquarium. HEXBUG® Aquabot Seahorse Introducing HEXBUG® Aquabot Seahorse! Packed with … Continue reading

School’s in Session … for the dogs!

Located just minutes off Highway 417, a canine training facility called Ferghus & Company is easily accessible for dog owners from all over. Continue reading

This March Break Camp is Going to the Dogs

(and cats, and rabbits and…) by Lynn Rees Lambert  “I’m going to be a vet!” For parents who have heard that declaration more than once, and for those with children who love getting close to our four-legged friends, there are … Continue reading

Walk the Dog with Jasper Swag Bag

The Jasper Swag Bag is designed to hold just what you need while out on a jaunt with your four-legged boss. Continue reading

Wiggle Waggle with your Best (Canine) Friend

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go… with Fido

The 24th annual Wiggle Waggle Walkathon for the Ottawa Humane Society is happening Sunday, September 9. It promises to be a howl of a fun time…. Continue reading