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?

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 ...

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

Cats versus Dogs
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 ...