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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Our household has been undergoing Olympic fever. We celebrated our Canadian skating team’s gold metal win. In our house the canine competition is who can steal the most cat food.  Spinnaker, our King Charles Spaniel, gets a silver medal for desire and persistence but Amigo our Cuban athlete gets the Gold for speed and agility

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Tiny Tim the Mini Donkey is a Celebrity

Meet Tiny Tim, a little donkey full of spunk, who is gaining widespread fame with his adorable antics, and his love of cuddles and pillows. Tiny Tim was born in June far below normal birth weight, even for a mini donkey. A healthy birthweight for most mini donkeys is between 40-60lbs, Tiny weighed in at just

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Edible Tree Treats

Here in cottage country, watching for backyard wildlife is something we all love to do.  If you would like to attract more critters within eyeshot, here are some nutritious snacks that will look not only look nice on your trees but will attract a range of birds and small mammals. Fruit Loops Not the sugary

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11 Tips to Housetrain Your Puppy in Record Time

Manage expectations. You’re an adult. He’s a puppy. It’s easy to get upset when you find the latest surprise, there are bound to be a few accidents. Prepare for accidents. If you are surprised by a squish, the common reaction is anger. If he associates your anger with what he did rather than where he did it,

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Winter has arrived with the threat of frostbite and hypothermia.  Our client Tim arrived for his dog’s morning appointment with a stray cat in tow.  Upon starting his truck a large cry alerted Tim to the cats presence underneath the hood.  This feline had escaped harm from the trucks engine but not from the ravages

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Why is Grooming Your Dog in the Winter Vitally Important?

Many are under the misconception that a longer coat in the winter is better to keep our furry friends warm, after all we wear warmer clothes in the winter, right? WRONG! Nothing could be further from the truth, in fact, dogs need more grooming attention in the winter. When grooming is ignored, the skin becomes

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Nervous Behaviour in Dogs

Many dogs suffer from loneliness and separation anxiety when we go to work or go out, leaving them at home alone. Fido might chew on things, get into mischief or in some cases cause harm to himself. What may be happening is your furry friend is letting you know that they miss you and they

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Carl Hester in ring

Carl Hester Wows the Crowd

Over 1,200 spectators filled beautiful Caledon Equestrian Park Arena in October for a two-day masterclass hosted by British Olympic gold medallist Carl Hester. Spectators travelled from as far away as Nova Scotia and British Columbia for the opportunity to learn from one of the world’s best rider and trainer. Carl Hester is a popular five-time British Olympian

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