When dogs fly: Toronto animal rescue looking for Winnipeg travellers to volunteer as flight companions

Flying to Toronto anytime soon? An animal rescue in that city is looking for Winnipeggers to lend a helping paw. The Animal Guardian Society is asking for passengers flying to Toronto with WestJet to become a flight companion for a rescue dog. The society’s intake coordinator, Caroline Jewson, told 680 CJOB they’re are always looking for volunteer flight companions – […]

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Pit Bull Surrendered to Shelter for Being 'Too Nice' and Not Barking

Sometimes things aren’t a perfect fit, and that applies to pooches too. According to WKMG, Ruby the rescue dog was recently surrendered to Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, by her previous owners for being “too nice.” Ruby’s former caregivers thought they adopted a guard dog, but found that the canine “didn’t bark.” The shelter told WKMG that along […]

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Canine catwalk! Dogs arrive for the first day of Crufts

Canine catwalk! Crufts begins in Birmingham – and this year’s four-legged competitors arrive looking snug in fleeces, snoods, and some VERY garish onesies The 128th year of the famous dog show runs at Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) for four days  Canine competitors arrived at the venue today – looking perfectly groomed and wearing an array of outfits   Annual show […]

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Free Therapy Dog Sessions Help Those Affected By Alzheimer's Smile, Engage and Transform

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America‘s Education and Resource Center in New York City is always an engaging place to visit, but one day a month it gets especially fluffy. The non-profit organization recently started hosting free therapy dog bonding sessions at their center to anyone affected by Alzheimer’s, not just those who have a dementia-related illness, but their caregivers, family […]

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Dog Owners Need to Watch Out For Xylitol: Dog Dies After Eating Brownies With Sugar Substitute

A dog owner from West London, England, is turning her grief into an important lesson for other pet parents. According to Metro, Kate Chacksfield’s canine Ruby died after sneaking and eating two brownies the contained xylitol — a natural sugar substitute. Xylitol is toxic to dogs and can cause low blood sugar, seizures, liver failure and even death in canines who ingest […]

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10 Valentine's Day Gifts to Get If Your Pet Is the Love of Your Life

Buy it! Haute Dog Coat, $39.00; TheOliverThomas.com Buy it! Blue Buffalo Kitty Yums Savory Salmon Cat Treats, $2.39; Chewy.com Buy it! Bling Dog Collar, $24.00; LazyBonezz.com Buy it! Loving Pets Bella Bowls Pet Bowl, $3.82;  Chewy.com Buy it! Love My Pup Be Mine Valentine’s Day Dog Dress, $14.99; Petco.com Buy it! Jackson Galaxy Dumpling Cat Bed, $29.99; PetSmart.com Buy it! Fiona Dog Bolster, $27.99; Wayfair.com Buy […]

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