Calgary Off Leash Areas Assembled through the magic of Google Maps, Dogs YYC has curated an interactive map of all of Calgary's 150 … Find an Off Leash Area!
This recall from Dog Food Advisor is a small one. One batch of Dave's Dog Food 95% premium beef cans with the UPC 85038-11167. The voluntary recall was instigated by the detection of an elevated amount of thyroid hormone.Specific information.Dave’s Dog Food 95% Premium Beef Size: 13-ounce cans UPC Code: 85038-11167 Date Code: 08/2020As we always say when a recall comes to our attention but appears to be isolated to the United States, we will post anyway out of an abundance of … [Read more...]
Followers of the Dogs YYC blog will know that recently we had to say goodbye to a cherished member of our pack. Dozor, our big lug of a Rottweiler-Labrador cross, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a particularly aggressive form of bone cancer. We had no illusions about how this was going to play out for our big boy and, sadly, we made the decision to euthanize Dozor around the end of April of this year. Pet cancer is a thing that we pet owners seldom think about but it does happen, much more … [Read more...]
Please bring my baby girl back home and family misses her terribly she’s been gone since yesterday … [Read more...]
We are all super diligent dog parents, obviously. So, if your doggo starts doing something weird - or maybe doing a normal thing an awful lot - you're gonna notice it, by gum! Have you noticed your dog start scratching at her ear or head a lot lately? Or maybe she's shaking a lot. Like a lot! If so, it's probably a good idea to get her into her favourite vet to make sure she doesn't have ear mites! Otodectes Cynotis - That's "Ear Mite" in Science! Ear mites are the most common cause of ear … [Read more...]
We have a dog food recall notice from Dog Food Advisor, this notice is from May 23, so we apologize for the late publication. This is a voluntary recall from Merrick Pet Care of a limited quantity of their Merrick and Castor & Pollux Dog Treats. The recall was initiated due to the potential presence of elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone.The lot numbers, finer details, and a message from Merrick Pet Care on the voluntary recall are available through the button … [Read more...]
In this day and age, while we are all so closely connected, it seems you can find yourself having some very interesting conversations with just about anyone! We were recently approached by an organization called Tuck Sleep and they wanted to share some pretty sweet articles about sleep and your dog.Tuck Sleep is a kind of consumer advocate for sleeping products, sleeping surfaces, hygiene, and general sleeping health. Their website at https://www.tuck.com/about-us/ boasts "the … [Read more...]
You're walking with your pooch through your favourite park, not a care in the world, totally oblivious to the bloodthirsty menace hiding in the grass. All your doggo needs to do is get close enough and this awful little monster will hitch a ride and make its next meal out of a small spot of your dog's flesh. That's right, people, it's tick season.Each year, we at Dogs YYC try to put out a reminder to dog parents in Calgary about ticks in our fields and parks. It's important to have the … [Read more...]