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Pandemic puppies have a major anxiety problem

All those dogs Canadians adopted during the pandemic? They’re a little undersocialized now.
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The bright side of self-isolation: All the pets who found homes

Months of being stuck at home led to an uptick in pet adoptions across the country. Here are a few of the cuddly critters that became new family members during lockdown.
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Why pet people are the animal lovers that wildlife needs

Author Peter Christie urges pet owners to extend their love to increasingly vulnerable non-domestic creatures
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Why rats are overdosing in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Rodents and other pets have been getting into their owners’ drugs, forcing community volunteers to play emergency vet
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Is there hope for the pets of Fort McMurray?

There are already plans to rescue pets that Fort McMurray evacuees had to leave behind, but experts say animals are also miraculously fire-smart
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Canada’s most unusual power hubs

Parliament Hill may be our seat of power, but there are two far odder places where power also gathers—a cat room and a salon
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Puppy remorse? It’s time to call in the pros.

That furry friend turned demon dog isn’t the problem. His owners are.
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Why your dog could cost you an arm and a paw

B.C. tops list for marijuana ingestion by pets
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Canada goes to the dogs, cats ... reptiles

Survey reveals pet purchases in Canada
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Does your dog know what you are thinking?

Groundbreaking research offers surprising new clues