But I Miss You SO Much! The 7-Step Plan to Calm Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

What causes separation anxiety? Dogs are highly social creatures. Sometimes they become overly attached or dependent on their owners, leading to anxiety when owners leave them alone. However, studies have shown that not all dogs with “hyper attachment” develop separation anxiety. Instead, separation anxiety is related to the general anxiety level of the animal, which […]
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The Pet Wellness Advocate; Becoming Your Pet’s Superhero

Being a pet wellness advocate means taking responsibility for the health and well-being of your pet by learning specific techniques on how to prevent certain diseases and behaviour problems before they become a real issue.
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Helping Or Hurting? When Relieving A Pet's Pain Becomes Dangerous

Recently, I responded to a telehealth consultation from a woman calling from her cottage. It was a Saturday evening, and her regular vet’s office and the cottage vet were closed. Her dog, a husky-cross, was clearly in pain after swimming in the lake. By the time she called the telehealth line, this person was distressed. […]
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How Long Will My Dog Live? Understanding Dog Longevity with Dr. Mike

I get that question a lot from owners who have senior pets and new or soon-to-be owners who want to know the potential duration of their commitment (it's always best to go in with eyes wide open!). I'm afraid the answer is not as simple as multiplying your dog's age by seven! The best way […]
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