Hero Dog!

Hero Dog!
Hero Animals and an adorable little girl, whose dog saved her life. How can you expect me NOT to cry? Geez!   A missing 3-year-old girl who spent a night in freezing cold temperatures, survived because her dog kept her warm. The child, named Julia, was found 3- 4 miles from her home with her ...

Top 10 Pet Insurance Tips

Top 10 Pet Insurance Tips
Interested in choosing a pet health coverage plan, but feeling the effects of information-overload? Employ these tips as convenient checkpoints along your journey. 1. Learn about the prevailing characteristics of your pet’s breed. In doing so, you will become educated on their most common health issues – an important awareness to possess as you seek out ...

Senior Dogs

Senior Dogs
  Curious to see when you puppy is no longer a puppy, and is in fact considered a senior?  The old classic “one human year equals seven dog years” is an easy way to calculate and relate to your dog’s age, but isn’t the most accurate. Large breed dogs (i.e. Great Danes) are considered a senior ...

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays
Today’s Wellness Wednesdays (which we hope you’re enjoying!) takes us to 1850 Alberni Highway in Port Alberni, BC, to the Alberni Veterinary Clinic.  The staff, Dr. Angela Damant, Dr. Junko Sakai, Marc, Tamara, Jaimee, Ross & Kerri would like to let you know that they believe that pets come first and they are here to help you keep your furry family ...

Without Pet Insurance, what would happen if your pet got really sick?

Without Pet Insurance, what would happen if your pet got really sick?
What would really happen if your pet got sick? We can talk until we’re blue in the face about why having pet health insurance is a smart move, but the truth is, you can always rationalize our reasoning away. Think about the alternatives and see why they don’t really hold up under scrutiny. “If my ...

K9H2O

K9H2O
The first thing I noticed when I walked into K9H2O, was that Kendall doesn’t flinch when her clients do their famous get-the-water-off-me shake. Which makes sense, considering she’s been in the splash zone professionally for over 12 years. Kendall De Menech is a great person. She always has a smile on her face, always so ...

Canine Hydrotherapy

Canine Hydrotherapy
Canine Hydrotherapy, a natural remedy for tissue, bone and joint damage, has become a fairly common way of treating dogs with mobility problems, including arthritis and other injuries. Hydrotherapy facilities are equipped with at least one type of pool, usually staffed by an associate who guides your dog though the process. The treatment has been ...

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays
Today we’d like you to join us in welcoming Valley Veterinary Services, located at 2-45735 Thomas Road in Chilliwack, BC.  Dr. Mark Steinebah and Dr. Cristian Tugui, as well as their team members, Susan, Lisa, Su, Natalie, Esther, Heather, Angela, Jessica, strives to have superbly trained and highly qualified personnel. Dr. Steinebah recently wrote an article on ...

Hero Dog

Hero Dog
Hero Animals really make me weepy. This Trooper Tuesday features another assistance dog, Buddy.  Buddy, a German Shepherd and his owner Joe Stalnaker were at home when Buddy noticed that Stalnaker was sale viagra experiencing a seizure. Buddy, an assistance dog, raced to the phone and pushed the pre-programmed numbers with his teeth to call 911. ...

Why should my dog wear pet booties?

Why should my dog wear pet booties?
Q: Why should my dog wear pet booties?  A:  Sometimes you may want to put on dog footwear to protect your dog from the elements, to provide traction, to protect a wound or just to be stylish.  A dog that runs a long distance over hard pavement or rough terrain may want to wear a ...