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10 Costs You Should Consider Before Getting a Dog in Edmonton

Getting a new dog (or puppy!) is an exciting time! No matter the age of your furriest new friend, many costs come with getting a dog. The financial commitment can be draining if you are not prepared. Realizing that you cannot afford ongoing care for your pet after getting a dog can lead to stress. There are many aspects of being a responsible pet owner. Financially providing for your pet is one. Here are 10 costs to be aware of before getting a pet: Adoption or Breeders Costs– Adoption fees usually range anywhere from $150–$500. These fees often include some...
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5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Dog Walker in Edmonton

So you’ve decided to hire a dog walker in Edmonton to help you care for your dog when you need a hand. But how do you decide who to hire?! While budget is part of the factor when searching for a dog walker in Edmonton (which you can read more about here), there are many variables to consider when picking a dog walker that’s right for you and your dog.  1. Know the Difference between a Hobbyist and a Professional A Hobby Sitter  Hobby Sitters are typically people who love pets but offer pet sitting or dog walking on the...
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How Much Does a Dog Walker Cost in Edmonton?

Being a pet parent is a rewarding adventure but can also leave you feeling guilty. Especially when you struggle taking your dog out every day or even certain days of the week. Dogs need daily exercise to stay fit physically and mentally, and sometimes getting them out for a walk is the last thing on your list because life gets busy.   While there are a few things to consider when searching for a dog walker in Edmonton, your budget is part of the factor. You may have found yourself asking a few of the following questions about how much a...
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May – Pet Cancer Awareness Month

This month, we hope to bring awareness and help pet owners recognize the signs and symptoms of cancer in pets. Pet health is important every month of the year but, May is a great time to remind pet owners to book those checkups! Unfortunately, pets of all ages, breeds, and sizes can develop cancer. However, some dog breeds and older pets have a higher chance of developing cancer than others. Breeds like German Shepards, Golden Retrievers, Bernese Mountain Dogs, and Rottweilers are all considered more likely to develop cancer. Early detection of cancer increases the chance of cancer going into...
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Homemade Dehydrated Beef Strips

Have you jumped on the air fryer train?? Honestly, if you haven’t yet, you may want to soon. We got ours about a year ago and initially were pretty skeptical but now have fully converted. And actually recommend an air fryer for practically any food! (Totally unsponsored haha!) Even for tasty snacks/treats for your pup!  Recently, we ordered the dehydration rack to try out for our Ninja Foodi Grill. The first thing on the list, of course, beef stripes for our pup Layla! Who we have recently adopted from Companion Animal Welfare Society in Edmonton. CAWS provides help to pets in the Edmonton and...
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Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight : Teann Dhariwal of Mutt Love Photography

Our next feature in our Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight is very special to our hearts! Teann Dhariwal from Mutt Love Photography, who barely needs an introduction, started her business ten years ago! She is not only incredibly talented in her craft, but she is also one of our oldest friends in the pet industry. Teann really knows how to capture your pets (and you) just as you envision and takes the time to get to know you to understand how to capture your fur family members. We can’t wait for you to get to know her to see just how amazing...
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A Day In The Life Of A Dog Walker In Edmonton

Ever wonder what it is like to be a dog walker in Edmonton? Here is your chance as Shannon shares some of her, and the team’s, experiences being a Dog Walker in Edmonton with Dog Jogs! Sometimes I feel like Mary Poppins as a dog walker in Edmonton. I carry a bag that has ALL of the things in it, and everyone I get to meet with is so excited to see me! (Of course, I use a car and not a magic umbrella to get around.) Preparation is key to a successful day as a dog walker, as with...
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Valentine Heart Beet Treats!

Here’s a fun way to include your dog in your Valentine’s Day celebrations. Since we humans can enjoy chocolates, cookies, and other delectables, why not have your dog join in on the fun?  These Valentine heart beet treats are easy, fast, and fun to make! Like many of our other treat recipes, you only need a handful of ingredients. Ready to get started?!? Here is what you need! Equipment  Measuring cup Measuring spoon Baking Sheet Mixing Bowls  Food Processor Cooling Rack Fork or spatula Cookie Cutter Small Pot Rolling Pin Ingredients 2 Cups of Whole Wheat Flour (can substitute with...
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6 Ways To Spend Valentine’s Day In Edmonton With Your Pet

Valentine’s Day is a day to spend with those you love the most and show them how much you love them. Typically, February 14th has been geared and marketed towards humans, but more pet owners are celebrating with their pets. But what can you do to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pet during a pandemic in Edmonton? Here are some ideas: Take A Hike As you know, getting out and being active has many physical and mental benefits to you and your pet. Especially since many of us are home more often than usual.  Why not grab a coffee from...
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Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight: Skye Klappstein of Mutt Munch

Who likes to spoil their pets with delicious treats? If you followed the Dog Jogs 12 days of Pet Giveaways back in December, you might recognize our next spotlight guest. They have been in the pet industry for a while and is one of Dog Jogs’ longest-running friends in the pet business. We know that Mutt Munch is one of Edmonton’s favourite dog and cat treat companies! We are so excited to hang out with the owner, and operator, Skye Klappstein. Let’s see what Skye has been up to and what she’s currently working on.  DJ: Tell us a little...
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Homemade Doggy Style Pretzels

For New Year’s Eve, we typically make a bunch of appetizers for dinner as a tradition. We like to indulge in it all, from cocktail shrimp, deep-fried pickles to wings and pretzels. As an Edmonton pet parent, we often include our pets in our celebrations where we can! This New Year’s Eve, we’re making doggy style pretzels for our pup to enjoy. Put a hold on the beer cheese for your dog’s pretzels, of course!  Here’s what you’ll need to get started! Equipment  Measuring cups Measuring spoons Baking Sheet Mixing Bowls or Machine Mixer Cooling Rack Ingredients 2 Cups of...
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7 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe This Winter in Edmonton

As an Edmontonian, you are definitely familiar with the harsh winters we can face. And as a dog owner, you also know how challenging it can be to ensure your dog gets their daily exercise in while keeping them safe from the elements. In extreme cases, if exposed to the elements too long, your dog could suffer from frostbite and even hypothermia. As a dog walking and jogging company in Edmonton, we can tell you that it is possible to walk your dog in the winter, but there are some things you can do to ensure their safety.    What...
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5 Must-Read Tips Before Adopting A Cat In Edmonton

Many local Edmonton (and area) animal rescues have seen a significant increase in intakes over the past several months, and many of those intakes are felines. With more people being home and December officially deemed as Cat lovers’ month, it feels like a great time to discuss some tips to consider before taking the plunge and taking a feline friend home. Why do people often choose cats over dogs? Cats are typically more independent and are less maintenance to care for than dogs. Cats do not require as much space. If you live in an apartment and don’t have a...
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Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chelsea Hegarty of Dean & Bella

Who here has lost a fur family member? Or knows someone who has lost a pet? Though loss and grief are a part of life, you’re never really prepared for it. Remembering the memories and the good times often helps us move on. Edmonton Entrepreneur Chelsea Hegarty and her boyfriend unintentionally created a thoughtful keepsake that quickly turned into a celebration of life. Join us while we sit down with this hard-working couple as we chat about how they spread happiness to pet parents through their company, Dean & Bella. DJ: Tell us a little bit about yourself: CH: My...
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Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jacilyn Blackwood of Hello Sunshine

As a pet parent, you can never really have too many photos of your loved ones, your furbabies! If you have a dog walker in Edmonton, or if your pet goes to doggy daycare, the number of photos you have in your pet album just tripled. Meanwhile, displaying 100’s or even the 1000’s of pictures you have of your pets may be a challenge, our next guest creates a way to incorporate all of your favourite photos in one beautiful piece of art.  Jacilyn Blackwood is the artist behind Hello Sunshine. She creates beautiful watercolour paintings of pets that embody...
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YEG’s Pet Parent Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Hello to all of you, YEG pet parents!! The holidays will be here before you know it, so we at Dog Jogs figured it would be helpful to compile a gift guide of Edmonton’s favourite local pet companies! Our objective is to take a little stress off your plate and have this resource help make gift-giving easier. We totally respect that your time is valuable! Check our picks and tell me there isn’t a fur friend or paw parent that doesn’t come to mind. For Edmonton Dogs & Cat First things first, here’s a list of all the fun things...
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5 Benefits Of Having A Dog Walker In Edmonton When Working From Home

You are finally living the dream! Working from home!!  Roll out of bed, put the coffee on, and put Max out for his morning bathroom break. You settle in to start work and Max is begging you to go out for a walk… all day long! There are many benefits of hiring a dog walker in Edmonton while working from home: 1. Gives Your Dog Routine Dogs thrive on an established routine because they know what to expect. In addition to regular exercise, dogs crave love and attention. If a dog’s day is unpredictable, it could elevate his stress levels....
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Caring For Your Senior Pet in Edmonton

It is tough to think about, but just like humans, your pets will inevitably age. As your pets age, so will their behaviours and needs, over time. As this happens, it is important to watch for certain changes in your pets to help keep them healthy, happy, and comfortable. Check below as we share some helpful tips for caring for your senior pet at home. Almost all Edmonton pet parents and professionals can use these tips to take care of their senior pets.  Signs To Watch For With Your Senior Pet Eye, Vision, And Hearing Changes Vision changes are one...
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Best Halloween Costumes for Edmonton Pets in 2020

Pets love trick-or-treating in too! (Well, the “treat” part at least.) These are our favorite pet Halloween costumes for Edmonton pets in 2020.We picked out 3 top favourite outfits to showcase! We did our best to find one c that a large breed dog could wear (100 pounds or more)since we know how hard they are to find! Links are provided if you need to order you pet a costume quick! Don’t forget to check the size charts, different costumes have varying sizes. Which one will your pet wear for a spooktacular night?   We chose one from  a very...
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Carrot And Cheddar Biscuit Dog Treats

Fall has quickly come to grace us with, and we figured baking your pup some carrot and cheddar biscuits would be the perfect way to welcome fall. Not going to lie; we may or may not have tried these ourselves but strictly for quality control, of course. Let us know if one ends up falling into your mouth during this process as well. It can be a dangerous job, but pet parents have to do what they have to do sometimes.   Here is what you’ll need! EQUIPMENT  Measuring Cups/Spoons 2 Medium/Large Mixing Bowl  Electric Mixer (if you have one)...
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Edmonton Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jessica Shmigelsky of Paws Off Cleaning Co.

As one of Edmonton’s Dog Walking and Jogging companies, we often cross paths with many residential house cleaners during our services in some of our client’s homes. Frequently, our clients request that we take their pups out while they have their cleaners scheduled. Have you met Jessica Shmigelsky? She is the owner and operator of Paws Off Cleaning Co, and actually prefers that all client pets are not kennelled or kept in a specific room while she cleans away!  We recently had the pleasure of getting to know Jessica and just needed to share our interview with her. Join us...
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Strawberry Carrot Pup Cakes

It’s treat time again!! Since we’ve done a decent amount of frozen treats for the past couple of months, we figure we would warm things up with a baked treat! Especially with how fast fall is approaching us in Edmonton.  We’re all about simple and easy recipes that aren’t super demanding that will leave you with delicious treats your pup will love and some time to hang out with your loved ones. All you need are these five ingredients and about an hour of your time, with cleaning included!    Here’s what you’ll need! EQUIPMENT  Food Processor  Measuring Cups Baking...
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Meet Your Edmonton Pet Sitters, Dog Walkers and Dog Joggers! 

We take pride in hiring and training the best pet sitters, dog walkers, and dog joggers in Edmonton! Ever wonder what it takes to be a Dog Jogs pet care provider? Here’s a look at all the amazing things our pet sitters and dog walkers do to make sure your pet has the best care out there! Ps, we call our team Dog Joggers! 1 . How do we choose and vet our pet sitters, dog walkers, and dog joggers?! We apparently have a decently intense hiring process. A team member was even asked if she was applying for the...
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Home-Made Beef-Sicle Dog Treats!

Since it’s been reasonably warm in Edmonton, we figure your pups would like another frozen treat option. This one is a little different than what we’ve done in the past. May we introduce you to the homemade beef-sicle dog treat!? Beef-sicles are super easy to make with only a few ingredients.  What will you need: -1 lbs of ground beef -1 cup of peas (can substitute with your pup’s favourite veggie, ex. carrots) -6 cups (Divided) We recommend that if you are using peas, to avoid canned peas as they often contain added sodium, and to use fresh or frozen...
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Preparing Your Dog For When You Return To Work

How was your family affected by the COVID 19 pandemic? Many Edmontonians had their lives change drastically since the beginning to middle of March 2020. With non-essential businesses, schools, community centers forced to close, and Dr. Hinshaw (chief medical officer of health of Alberta) requesting that all citizens stay home to mitigate the spread of the virus, many people spent much more time at home. Not only was this a change for people, but it was also a change for pets.  Don’t get us wrong we know you and your pets appreciated each other’s company during this period. But with...
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5 Tips For Camping With Dogs

Hallelujah, Provincial and National campgrounds have started to open up again and are even slowly expanding capacity! All the more reason for Albertans to explore this beautiful province of ours! Plus it’s a great way to spend time with family, friends and of course our fur babies. Whether you like to camp just outside of Edmonton or in the Rockies, there are many things to consider before heading out to ensure that you are well prepared and that everyone has a great time.  Things like:  Researching the rules and regulations of where you intend to camp What kind of pup...
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Why Microchipping and Licensing Your Pet in Edmonton is Important!

Did you know that thousands of pets are lost every year?!? In 2018, Edmonton’s Animal Care and Control Centre had about 7000 animals from various types of species, go through their facility. Can you imagine what these domesticated pets went through while they were lost? Things happen, and we can’t always prevent pets from getting lost, but there are a few things we can do if they do accidentally get lost.  Microchipping, And What Is It? A microchip is a radio-frequency identification transponder. It is encoded with your pet’s information, has a unique ID number, and is about the size...
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Meet Edmonton Maker: Keri Montilla of Hungry Mutts

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Keri Montilla, owner and operator of Hungry Mutts. If you haven’t heard of Hungry Mutts yet, they are family-owned and operated, local Edmonton dog treat company, that offers high value treats for dogs. Keri and her husband, James, have a beautiful daughter, Aubrey. They have two handsome dogs, Morris and Wesley, that kind of helped kick start the beginnings of their journey with Hungry Mutts. Join us while we pick her brain about her company in the video below or read more below about how they operate Why did...
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Peanut Butter and Banana Drool-sicles

Summertime in Edmonton calls for tasty frozen treats for your dogs! We, humans, like to have a popsicle or ice cream to help beat the heat, so why not give one to your fur baby too?! We don’t mean share human popsicles with your pup, but the fact that they have a fur coat year-round, (even though they’re coats help regulate temperature), they’d sure enjoy the cooling effects of a frozen goody!  Making your pooch a refreshing frozen snack doesn’t have to take a lot of effort. Often a quick search in your pantry, kitchen, or freezer can give you...
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Dogs and Mental Health

Have you had one of those long days at work that leave you feeling tired, stressed, angry, unhappy, unseen, or even defeated? The first thing you see once you get home is your dog, who is elated that their person is home. You know, the excited tail wag, the “I’m so excited to see you” noises and excessive ‘please pet me’ demand for love. In an instant, your stress melts away, and you feel that little jolt of love warming your insides. Even if your dog doesn’t greet you with this much exuberance, you know full well the effect our...
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Want To Start Running With Your Dog?

Dogs make some of the best running partners.  At Dog Jogs, we’ve been running with dogs for a long time. Many of us run our own dogs, and maybe we’ve even jogged your dog! We’ve handled pups of all ages, all sizes, and all energy levels. If there is something we know, it’s how to run with a dog. With all the information we’ve gathered through our own experience, talking to dog trainers, and our entire team of dog joggers, we’ve put together some tips for anyone wanting to start running with their dog.  Whether you are a regular jogger...
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Apple And Carrot Pawsicles

Do you have a dog that loves their fruits and vegetables?!? We do, Koda will do almost anything for his carrots! He loves them so much he’ll come barreling over to the kitchen as soon as he hears chopping on the cutting board. What we love about this recipe is that it’s so simple, we know what’s going into it, and we often have all of the ingredients at any given time. You can also substitute the ingredients for your dog’s favourite foods. What you will need: 1 Carrot 1 Apple 1/2 Cup of Water Food processor Ice Cube Tray...
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Is Your Dog Suffering from Separation Anxiety?

Does your dog seem to get excited or anxious every time you’re getting ready to leave for the day? Ever notice your dog barking, howling, or whining after you leave your house? Have you ever come home to a pillow explosion, a new hole in your drywall, or what looks like a tornado ripped through? If you can relate to any of these, there’s a chance your dog suffers from separation anxiety. What is Separation Anxiety? Separation Anxiety is an anxiety disorder where a dog experiences excessive anxiety when their owner(s) leave them alone. It can vary in degrees of...
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Sweet Potato Chews for your Dog!

Anyone else have (uncooked) sweet potatoes laying around?! Here is a simple recipe that can help you make some sweet potato chews for your fur babies. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also a healthy, one-ingredient recipe. Which can especially come in handy if your pup has any allergies or sensitivities to food.  Preheat your oven to 225 degrees Fahrenheit and move on to washing your sweet potato and then towel dry them. There is no need to peel the skin off, but you can do so if you prefer. Next, slice the ends off and slice...
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Fun Things To Do With Your Pets

With COVID 19 here to stay for a while in Edmonton, more people are working from home and currently may not need a dog walker or pet sitter.  As we also continue to limit our outings, we have to get increasingly creative in regards to things we can do with our pets. Not only does this keep them happy, this will also keep you and your family happy. Here are a few actives you can do with your cat or dog. Cats Sometimes humans get bored and often feel like it takes ‘too long’ for our cats to engage during...
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3 Tips About Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid is the emergency treatment administered to a sick or injured animal before professional medical care is available. Would you know what to do in the event of a pet emergency? Have you experienced a pet emergency?  Much of the first aid administered to pets is similar to that administered to humans, but with some distinct differences, especially when referring to their anatomy. Pets also cannot tell you or explain how they’re feeling but will show you that they are unwell through different behaviours.  Most of  the Dog Jogs staff team are certified through the Walks N Wags...
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Blueberry Banana Dog Treats

Baking dog treats from scratch is a great activity to fill your time. Especially now, that we’re all staying home way more than we’re used to! Often most ingredients for dog treats can be found in your pantry (especially if you like to bake) Have kids? Have them help, baking is similar to a science experiment. Have dogs? They will taste test and let you know which treats to make more of! Of course, some dogs are sensitive to some ingredients. If you are trying out a new ingredient in a treat that your dog has not tried before, make...
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Pet care should be an essential service in Alberta

We need your help! Pets are considered a member of the family for many Albertans. There are a number of pet-care businesses that have the capacity to provide professional, safe care to pets and their owners in our province especially in times of crisis. Pets need to be cared for in times of crisis, just like humans. Albertans need to focus on their jobs, their families, and their health-and at the end of a long day return to a happy, healthy pet. Who needs services? Frontline workers, Elderly people, People physically unable to care for their animals (because of illness, injury...
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Social Distancing for Dog Owners in Edmonton

If you’re like many Edmontonians right now, you might be working from home helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing. The Public Health Agency of Alberta has advised minimizing contact with others, including avoiding crowded places such as Edmonton dog-parks on sunny Saturday afternoons and keeping a distance of at least 2 meters length from others as much as possible. Staying Active If you have a home gym or participate in an online fitness program, you can stay fit inside no problem but, what about your dog? A vigorous game of tug or fetch “down the hall”...
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COVID-19 Service Protocol

Dog Jogs is currently open and operating at this time. To keep you, and our team safe, we have implemented a strict COVID 19 safety protocol outlined by Alberta Health Services. Please note that we have altered our hours of operation from Monday – Sunday from 9:00 am-9:00 pm, to 9:00 am-5:00 pm. We understand it is an incredibly difficult time and want you to know that we are here to help. We are currently accepting new clients that need assistance caring for their pets but have changed our processes. In efforts to eliminate human to human contact, we are...
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Should I Worry About My Pet Getting Coronavirus in Edmonton?

With Coronavirus in the news, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the facts. While it can be scary to read about, this post is meant to inform over anything else. We want you, your pets, and everyone in your life to be happy and healthy. Let’s jump in and address what we know right now: Let’s start with the basics… What is the Coronavirus? According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause many diseases ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. What’s concerning is that the COVID-19 is...
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Top 5 Spring Activities to Do with Your Dog in Edmonton

With spring on the way, the weather is going to be warming up, making it possible to enjoy more adventures with your faithful canine. There are plenty of dog-friendly activities in Edmonton that will keep the two of you busy. Keep reading to find out what those activities are.  Take a Hike  What could be more enjoyable than spending time in the great outdoors with your furry friend? Elk Island National Park, located just outside of Edmonton, is a dog-friendly location that you should check out.  This park has various hiking trails to choose from. Here are just two examples: ...
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Dental Care For Pets In Edmonton

When you were growing up, how many times did your parents tell you to brush your teeth? From a young age, we were taught the importance of dental care and about the major role it plays in our overall health. The same is true for your pets! Dental care for your pet is extremely important. Not taking care of your pet’s teeth could not only end up costing your pet some teeth, but could also be very expensive in the long run. Why is dental care so important? There is nothing worse than sitting beside a dog with really bad...
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Banana Carrot Oatmeal Dog Treats!

Banana Carrot Oatmeal Dog Treats! Baking treats in the comfort of your home in Edmonton means that you should never run out of treats to reward your dog during training, games or just because they are so dang cute! Baking at home also keeps the treat flavours fun and exciting for your pup if you like to switch up your recipes. Anyone here ever save their overripe bananas in the freezer for banana bread? This recipe is a great way to get rid of some of those bananas. And even better yet, there’s a very high chance that you already...
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Keeping Your Dog Active and Happy During Edmonton Winters

It’s that time of year again, winter in Edmonton. With the winter months comes snow, ice, and cold. That can be challenging for any dog owner, especially if you have smaller breeds or any short coat breed dog that does not do well in the cold.  So, how do you keep your dogs active when the temperature drops? Short Walks Unfortunately, dogs are not like bears who can hibernate and sleep until winter is over. They still need to be active, and some dogs can become destructive if they are bored.  While temperatures like -30 degrees celsius mean you can’t...
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Protecting Your Dog’s Paws Through Edmontons Winter

Whether you like it or not, winter in Edmonton is here. One of the biggest challenges of winter that many dog owners face is all of the snow and ice on city walkways and streets and trying to protect their dog’s paws. Many dog owners have been faced with a situation where their dog will start lifting their paws or in some cases, sitting down during a dog walk due to their paws getting too cold or becoming irritated from salt. Many people will use a lot of sand and salt to help melt the ice or make it easier...
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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Biscuits Baking homemade treats for your dog is a simple and fun thing to do, especially during the cold winter months in Edmonton! Your dog will most likely be watching you, baking in the kitchen, wondering if they’ll ever get to sample anything you make when you suddenly surprise them with a treat! What an exciting day as a dog! Buying treats can be difficult if you think your pet as allergies (or does), but when you make your own, you can modifying the ingredients and have total control of what goes into them! If your...
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Where To Get Your Pet’s Photo With Santa In Edmonton?

Where To Get Your Pet’s Photo With Santa In Edmonton? The Holidays are an exciting time of year! For those of you who celebrate Christmas, it’s a great time to get a fun photo of your pets with Santa! Many photo shoots already took place in November, but there are still opportunities in December to get your pet to sit up on Santa’s lap for an adorable picture! Some Santa Photoshoots are to raise funds for local rescues, charities while others are for profit. Make sure you pick which is better for your family. Either way, it’s a good way...
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Winter Games & Activities For You and Your Pets

Winter Games & Activities For You and Your Pets Living in Edmonton means there will be a few days, or even weeks, where the temperatures dip so low that Edmonton is the coldest place on earth. As Pet owners, this can affect you and your pet’s live! If your active dog can’t get outside for their normal out amount of exercise, they may start to drive you nuts with their built-up energy. If you have an outdoor cat, you know they’ll be crying at the door wanting to go out as well, but of course, sending them out for longer...
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Heart Shaped Cranberry Cookies For Dogs

Heart Shaped Cranberry Cookies For Dogs Another easy to make at home dog cookie as we approach the holiday season! Homemade dog treats do take a bit longer than running to your local shop to purchase, but we think it’s well worth the effort to know what’s going into the treats, especially if you are worried about allergies. When you make dog treats from home, you can easily substitute different ingredients if you know your dog is sensitive to anything in the recipe!  Ingredients 2 Eggs 1.5 Cups Almond Flour (We used whole wheat this time) 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil...
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