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Dogs and children: how to help them become best friends

Dogs and children: how to help them become best friends

Ahh children and dogs. They are made for each other and it’s well known that having a dog can benefit children in many ways. A dog can help a child...
Feeding your dog for health and vitality

Feeding your dog for health and vitality

Feeding your dog can be overwhelming given the variety of foods, diets, trends and opinions available. An Internet search of “dog food research” yi...
What to do about a ‘pulling’ dog

What to do about a ‘pulling’ dog

What to do about a ‘pulling’ dogDoes it feel like your dog is pulling you off your feet on your daily walks? If so, you’ve probably felt annoyance,...
Dog-proofing your home environment

Dog-proofing your home environment

Dog owners often worry their dog will damage the home, but the home can also do damage to your dog. Many items around the house - including human f...
Dogs Need to Chew: “chewsing” the right toys

Dogs Need to Chew: “chewsing” the right toys

Did you know dogs look at toys the way their wild ancestors looked at prey? It’s true. That’s why dogs like toys they can tear apart, that taste go...
Dogs as supernatural beings and other ghost stories

Dogs as supernatural beings and other ghost stories

There is an enduring belief that dogs are tuned into the spirit world and can sense the presence of ghosts and unseen forces. It’s true that dogs h...
Tales of Awe: Dogs as Life Savers and Heroes

Tales of Awe: Dogs as Life Savers and Heroes

Have you ever thought of your dog as a life saver? The heroic nature of dogs inspires awe for good reason. Dogs save people by alerting them to fir...
Can we talk about your dog’s tongue?

Can we talk about your dog’s tongue?

Dogs use their tongues to pant, lick, lap, taste, and just hang out. It’s a remarkable muscle that’s put to good use from the moment a dog is born....
Dog paws: They’re not just for walking

Dog paws: They’re not just for walking

Dogs shake paws, do high fives with paws, walk, swim, leap, and play… all with their paws.
‘Feelings, nothing more than feelings’

‘Feelings, nothing more than feelings’

Do dogs have feelings and memory? Do they know when their owners are sad or happy?
Parks and Trails to Try in Guelph

Parks and Trails to Try in Guelph

Your dog is lucky to live in Guelph, and if you enjoy walking your dog and taking in some beautiful scenery at the same time, then you can consider yourself lucky too.
It’s the Journey not the Destination

It’s the Journey not the Destination

Sometimes humans and dogs travel together - by foot, by car, by boat … and there are ways to make it more enjoyable for both.