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Keep your pet safe this April!

We ran a poll on our Instagram account asking “Have you ever had to deal with a medical emergency with your pet?” 53% of people voted yes they had. That number makes sense since 61% of Canadians (from a 2016 survey) own a pet. That’s a lot of people and pets, something is bound to happen! We thought April would be a good time to shed some light on why Pet First Aid is so important to us, so we’ve made a list of 5 things you may not have thought about when it comes to Pet First Aid as...
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4 Signs of Heat Stroke in Dogs

With the temperature rising this time of year it is important to ensure your dog does not get sick with heat stroke. As much as we love the heat our furry friends can not always handle the hot temperatures. It is always wise to use preventative measures because it is much easier to not have a sick dog! Ways to prevent heat stroke: Run or walk earlier or later in the day to avoid the heat (or scheduled your dog walker earlier or later if possible). Bring water (leave your pet water bottles out for your dog walkers to also...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know Are Poisonous to Dogs

Both Steph and myself were recently certified in pet first aid, and wanted to share some of the information that we learned in class so you can be a little more prepared when the unthinkable (a pet emergency) happens. With March 19–25 being National Animal Poison Prevention Week we figured there couldn’t be a better time to share this post! We often hear that chocolate, grapes, and antifreeze are poisonous for our pets, but here is a list of 10 things you maybe didn’t know would be poisonous for them: In any event where you think you’re pet has consumed something they...
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