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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How can I prepare myself and my pets for an emergency disaster? 1

How can I prepare myself and my pets for an emergency disaster?
Q: I just become a new pet owner and now I have the life of another family member. I’m getting a little concerned about what to do for him if there is an emergency. How do I start preparing and what do I need to keep him safe? A: No part of the country is ...

Hero Dog

Hero Dog
We’ve all seen the guide dogs, with the jacket on, giving an exceptional life to someone whose quality of life could be a lot less, without their dog. Hearing dogs, that assist their hearing-impaired human, as well as other service animals.  Have you ever heard of a “Thinking Dog”? No, he can’t tell you how ...

We’re pleased to announce….

We're pleased to announce....
Here at HandicappedPetsCanada, we want what is best for your animal. We treat your animal like it was our own, so they receive the best care possible. While we can’t help everyone, we’re happy to offer something that will help you help your pet.  Introducing Trupanion Pet Insurance!  Here are the top 3 reasons to choose ...

Special Needs and Disabled Animals

Special Needs and Disabled Animals
Unfortunately, many people think that once your pet is considered “Special Needs” or “Disabled“, that it is the end of the road for that animal. Thank goodness, that in the 21st century we have other means then euthanasia to assist these animals.  We’re going to look into Alternative/Complementary therapy options for pets. Here at HandicappedPetsCanada, we ...

Adoptable Animal

Adoptable Animal
There are so many rescue societies in British Columbia, and so many SUPER cute adoptable animals. Going with our “featuring other people” theme, we’re going to show you an adoptable animal, along with a bit about the adoption society.  Amber is a beautiful tortoiseshell kitty who canadian pharmacy has been waiting patiently for a home ...