Dog Hero – Eve

Dog Hero - Eve
Heroic Animals give me the warm fuzzies all over. Should we re-name this from #TrooperTuesdays to #BawlingmyeyesoutTuesdays? Just a couple sniffles this time, but you just wait. There are some fantastic animals out there. In May of 2005, Kathie Vaughans newly purchased used truck started to fishtail out of control. Finally able to bring the ...

Wellness Wednesday!

Wellness Wednesday!
Without our pets, we would be nothing. However, without our Veterinarians  our pets could be nothing. That is what lead me to want to feature a different clinic from our beautiful province each week. From the amazing staff that keeps all the wheels running, to the in-house animals that add the character to the place and the Vets ...

Steps to Adoption 2

Steps to Adoption
As many of you know, Andrews dog Bailey passed earlier this month. This was very sad time for him and his family, since Bailey had been his companion for a long time. Feeling a void in his life, Andrew started looking into how to adopt another animal. While telling me of this, I realized that ...

Cats versus Dogs, the FINALE

Cats versus Dogs, the FINALE
We’ve covered the domestication, the senses(from part 1), the intelligence and the diet(in part 2) of our wonderful furry friends. Now the fun part… How much will they cost? In the 12-14 years that your cat is expected to be your companion, you will spend an average of $1,035 in the first year of her ...

Dogs versus Cats, Part 2

Dogs versus Cats, Part 2
Yesterday we went over how long dogs and cats have been around and who has better senses. I really think Dogs won in those categories! But that’s just me, feel free to let me know what you think! Today lets do intelligence and diet.  Intelligence in dogs seems to vary depending on the breed. The ...

Cats versus Dogs

Cats versus Dogs
I personally would not be able to choose between a cat and a dog. However it seems like everyone else has an opinion about it, with his or her own reasons, examples and testimonies. It seems since the beginning of time, there have been cat people and dog people. Here at Handicapped Pets Canada, we’re ...

Dog Wheelchairs the Basic Facts

Dog Wheelchairs the Basic Facts
Dog Wheelchairs: Basic Facts Putting your dog on wheels can develop your pet’s quality of life if he has a condition that hinders him from the use of his hind or front legs. There are wheel chairs for dogs available (also touted as dog carts) which are particularly crafted to provide a new found mobility to ...

Splinting vs. Surgery = no brainer

Splinting vs. Surgery = no brainer
OrthoVet’s splint products can stave off expensive surgery and support faster healing As pet owners, most of us despair when our canine or feline companion sustain an orthopedic injury. Not only do we cringe at the pain our friend is suffering, but also over the high cost for treatment or surgery. Handicapped Pets Canada and ...

My Dog Needs a Wheelchair

My Dog Needs a Wheelchair
There are a number of reasons why your dog may need a wheelchair. Whether it be as a result of a paralyzing injury, to assist with a decline in mobility caused by an illness, as a way to help him or her recover from surgery, or to use while receiving rehabilitative therapy. The Walkin’ Wheels dog ...

The advantages of a dog or cat Splint / Brace

The advantages of a dog or cat Splint / Brace
Sometimes due to a degenerative condition or after surgery, our four legged companions need a little assistance from a splint or brace device to help them get around. Advancements in veterinary orthopedics has definitely kept pace with our human world and a large range of Hock, Carpal and leg braces are available now and are easily ...