Author: Toronto Dog Spot

Questions Over Markham Pet Store and Ethical Treatment of Animals

Traditionally people who are animal lovers and would like more than just a short- term family pet go to breeders or animal shelters or rescues to find the next furry, playful love of their lives. However, pet stores found in malls still exists and if you’ve done your homework vis a vis what different breeds are like and what kind of companion you are looking for, you usually don’t end up at pet store. Pet stores have reputations for working with puppy mills. I won’t say that any one animal in particular is more worthy or special than another,...

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How the Canine Flu Reached Canada

You may all be wondering what all the fuss has been about in the news as of late with respect to a few pups with the sniffles. It’s more than just the common cold – it’s the flu and your pup could catch it this year. So why now? As it turns out, a very well intentioned American rescue –MotorCity Greyhound Rescue in Detroit, Michigan, travelled to South Korea to rescue Greyhounds that were destined for the meat market. These sick pooches were vaccinated and quarantined three months prior to travelling back to the U.S. Much like your annual...

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How CannaCanine uses Hemp CBD to Help Dogs

A very old and well known plant that has been weaving in and out of popularity throughout the last century, marijuana, is making the political stage again as the Liberal government prepares for its legalization as of July 1st.  Similar, but not to be confused with marijuana, is hemp, a cannabinoid cousin. But unlike marijuana, hemp does not contain high THC content, which means no psychoactive effects. The compound found in hemp is called CBD (cannabinoid) and is a related to but not exactly like THC.  In humans it can be used medicinally without the psychoactive effects.  How?  Well, if you’re a science buff, you...

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What to Consider Before Gifting a Pup for Christmas

Fa la la la la! Christmas is around the corner and everyone is all a hustle and bustle doing their last minute shopping and stuffing in that last piece of turkey and pie at friend and family get- togethers before the big day! Tis the season to shop, shop, shop and many of you may be thinking, between stocking stuffers and big -ticket items, is it prudent to gift someone a furry BFF? Your heart and intentions may be in the right place, but there are a few points to consider before you give a potential 10-15 year living,...

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Woof-A-Palooza Presents the 2017 Fur Ball

In the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives it’s nice to remember to take a breather and enjoy the finer things in life.  Be it a night out at the movies for a little entertainment, a cocktail reprieve from an exhausting day at the office or a dinner and show downtown, letting your hair down is a must to stay sane in our world.  Even you can’t be whisked away to an haut couture even in France or take part in an open air live orchestral concert in Switzerland, there are still fancy dos  that you can attend...

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