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Friday, September 16, 2016

Alert ! Ontario Abusive Veterinarian Statement Creates Questions About Training !

Ontario Veteranarian Abused Animals - Excuse? Normal Treatment in Homeland!

Kawartha Lakes pet owners will want to verify where their veterinarian trainined, if we are to believe the excuse of an abusive Ontario veteranarian whose treatment of dogs and cats was reported by four former employees.
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Mahavir Singh Rekhi, of St. Catharines, Ontario, plead guilty to professional misconduct at the College of Veterinarians of Ontario in July after four former employees filed a complaint about his conduct.
What was his excuse?

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Dog Secrets- Does Your Kawartha Dog Just Wanna Have Fun?

Kawartha Lakes Dogs Wanna Have Fun?

Kawartha Lakes dog owners haven't posted a lot of crazy video footage like the video we discovered of this dog having a whale of a time home alone in the swimming pool.
img Funny dog video home alone screenshot
Secret Video Captures Dog Activities Home Alone 
However, if you asked them, you would probably hear a story or two about what they discovered when returning home after leaving their dog to their own resources.
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Do you have a story to share about what your dog does when you're not home?
🐶 Related:Does Your Dog Have a Favourite Toy?
Remind me to tell you sometime about how we discovered the importance of a dog sitter after leaving our playful Samoyed named Stormy home alone.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Kawartha Dog Poll: Does Your Dog Have a Favourite Toy?

Kawartha Dog Blog Asks: What is Your Favourite Dog Toy? 

Kawartha Lakes dog owners are fortunate to have many beautiful trails to enjoy with their K9 friends and even off leash dog parks in some areas.
🐶 LOL - Dog Secrets - Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun [Video]
Play is an essential part of life for everyone, dogs included. Just like their owners, dogs develop preferences for different toys.
Does your dog have a favourite toy?
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Seeing this Dog Monkey toy today reminded me of a dog friend and her favourite toy. dog playing with toy monkey
3 Pack of Monkey Squeaker Chew Dog Toys - $9.99

from: Jammin Butter
Why do we think Sunny would have loved playing with a Dog Monkey?

4 Paw Salute to First Dog Allowed in BC Courtroom!

Working Dog Highlight - Trauma Dog Caber!

Caber, a trauma dog, becane the first canine allowed in a British Columbia courtroom last May when he assisted a child sexual assault victim who had to testify at trial.
img  Working Dog Caber - Golden Labardor Retriever wearing blue service dog vest Delta BC Police Department photo
Working Dog Highlight - Caber First Dog in B.C. Courtroom

Sexial assault cases in Canada are notorious for causing victims even further trauma as they recount their assault in  order to convict their predator.
So how did Caber get permission to be in court?

#ad 6 Meaningful Dog Lover Gifts !

Kawartha Lakes Pet Lovers What Do You See As Meaningful Gifts?

Do you know a dog lover?

Seeking meaningful gifts for pet lovers can be tricky.
Sometimes you just have to shake your head and wonder:
 "What on earth were they thinking?" 
For example, a friend of mine once received a cat figurine made with real cat fur.
EWWWW!
What meaningful gifts have you received?
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Other gifts, especially those that support pet rescues like these from Pawzaar  are definitely more suitable pet lover gifts.

Here are six meaningful pet lover gift ideas.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Protect Your Pet! Kawartha Lakes Wildlife Alert!

Kawartha Lakes Pets - Beware of Cougars and Coyotes!

Numerous reports are filtering in from various sources of Cougar sightings in Peterborough and City of Kawartha Lakes.

In addition,  each year some pets have drastic run ins with coyotes.

Be sure to keep your pets close by and on a leash.
These animals do not know the difference between a pet and their next meal!
These are not animals you want your pet perusing!
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Friday, June 24, 2016

#TYDTWDAY 2016 Businesses Welcoming Pets? Yes!

Kawartha Lakes Dog Owners Gain Perks from Office Pets!

Are you ready to take your dog to work June 24th?
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At Karen Pryor Clicker Training, their four-legged office friends include:

  •  Four hound mixes, 
  • Two Boston terriers, 
  • A Lab, and 
  • A Border collie! 
Even if your workplace doesn't usually have a dog-friendly policy, your canine companion might be welcome at work for a very worthy cause.
June 24th, is the 18th annual Take Your Dog to Work Day, when workplaces open their doors to welcome canine comanpanions in support of homeless pets.
Why?

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