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Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. In the articles below, we cover dog and cat health, nutrition, behaviour, training and more.

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For more than 30,000 years, dogs have served in important roles in hunting and have worked beside their bipedal counterparts to help people with disabilities.

There are approximately 8.3 million cats throughout the country, and a full 38% of Canadian homes include at least one cat.

It's been said that dog is man's best friend, and most dog owners would agree.

While it may seem like a few extra pounds is no big deal, it can make a big difference for your cat. A couple of pounds can equal 30% of their body weight.

Cats can be a little standoffish when it comes to physical affection, but that doesn't mean that petting your cat isn't a part of your bond. There are plenty of cats that are cuddly or that at least enjoy an occasional pat or scratch.

Whether your furry friend is a teacup Yorkie or a St. Bernard who tops the scales, keeping your dog at a healthy weight is one of the most important things you can do for their physical well-being.

Do you suspect your dog of acting out? Is your dog behaving badly, or are his actions causing you frustration? Understanding the causes of your dog’s behaviour can help you begin to explore ways to correct it.

Anyone who has cats knows that they can occasionally experience upset stomachs and sensitive digestive tracts. These can be minor, passing cat digestive problems, or indicate larger issues that should be addressed by a veterinarian.

Have you noticed a change in your dog’s digestion? Do you suspect that your dog’s food or allergies are upsetting your dog’s stomach? Read on to learn the signs of dog digestive issues and how to treat them. 

Adopting a pet saves a life and gives you a best pal. If you’re looking to adopt a pet in Canada, Petfinder has a large database of adoptable pets in North America.

Feeding human food to your cat may be tempting and you may even see it as a way to boost your cat's nutrition or to give them a special treat.