dog health

DogWatch dog Shooter the Black Lab in pink pool float

Pool and Beach Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Beach and pool season is in full swing, and chances are you’ll be enjoying one of these cooling-off options this summer. But remember, there’s no need to leave the dog at home! While the issue of water safety for dogs is very serious, we know that with careful planning, training and attention, you and your dog can stay cool and have a blast this summer. Let’s start with the basics… Read post »

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7 Indoor Plants Safe For Dog and Cat Households

Picking the perfect houseplant is hard enough, but finding a plant safe for your pets can make it even harder. We’ve pulled together a list of seven beautiful, varied and popular houseplants that are non-toxic to cats and dogs. Check it out, and add some flora to your already fauna-friendly home!  Read post »

Biz the black Lab at a barbecue

DogWatch’s Guide to a Dog-Friendly Summer Barbecue

We just had our annual summer cookout at DogWatch HQ, and it inspired us to share our dog-friendly BBQ menu! These tips will also help you keep an eye out for dangerous foods that dogs should NOT eat at your next barbecue. As always, pay attention to ingredients, keep servings of the “good” people food small, and don’t leave the food or trash unattended – these are some of the steps to making this a safe and healthy summer for your dog!
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Dog Tails Dog of the Month - Carmen

Dog Tails Dog of the Month: Carmen the Senior Rescue Dog

This month’s Dog Tails Dog of the Month goes to a distinguished older gentleman who recently joined the DogWatch family. Carmen is a 9 year-old Shih Tzu who was rescued from a hoarding situation and adopted by Trixie and Keith Bailey of DogWatch of Southeastern Ontario last July. Carmen is a survivor, and his story shines a light on the many wonderful senior dogs in need who are looking for forever homes to live out their golden years.
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