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Map Displaying Areas at Risk for Ticks in Nova Scotia

While there once were specific areas in the province that were known to be at higher risk for ticks, it now seems to have become more of a general, widespread issue.

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Fireworks and Your Pet

It’s that time of year again when there are lots of celebrations and holidays. Sometimes these events have fireworks and that can cause anxiety for you and your pet. Here are some tips and tricks you can do at home to make this time less stressful for your furbaby. Make sure your pet is wearing […]

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Camping with Dogs

Camping season is upon us and a lot of people want to bring their dogs with them to share in the outdoor experience. Here are a few tips to consider when planning for an outdoor trip. Like the Scouts Motto says: “Be Prepared” Let your dog check out the camping gear. Set up the tent […]

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Itching to Know More About Fleas?

What are fleas? Fleas are tiny ectoparasites, belonging to the insect family- they like to live on the skin of their hosts, and people tend to notice the ‘Flea Dirt’ (feces) left behind which indicates an infestation. The most common flea that we deal with in North America is Ctenocephalides felis, otherwise known as the […]

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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