National Dog Day – August 26

Happy National Dog Day! According to the 'Canadian National Day Calendar,’ the ultimate goal of National Dog Day is for “all dogs to live a happy, safe and abuse-free life." But, what do dogs do for us? According to research – plenty! Scientists have repeatedly concluded that owning a dog can reduce blood pressure in… Continue reading National Dog Day – August 26


On Leaving Fido

  So, you know the carefree, happy-go-lucky, come-and-go-as-you-please image that the word 'retirement' often conjures up? Enter Fido (or Spot, or Fluffy…or in this case, Cody) and that rose-coloured vision is instantly smashed to bits! Living in the land of retirees, we are completely surrounded by snowbirds, and other vacationers, heading off to California, Arizona,… Continue reading On Leaving Fido