{FAMILY} How To Talk To Your Kids About The Passing Of A Pet

It seems absurd to some. We adopt them, and call them our babies. We let them sleep in our beds, and some even dress them up in sweaters or raincoats to protect them from cold weather chills. Non pet owners scoff, “they’re just dogs, they don’t compare to humans.” But the truth is, for those […]

{FAMILY} 5 Things To Consider Before You Get A Family Pet

The other day, this tear-jerker of a video came across my Facebook feed (watch it until the end, and make sure you have kleenex on hand). Not only was it the cause of many tears, but the video sparked a slew of comments about pet adoption and abuse, and shed light on a big problem in regards […]

{FAMILY} Don’t Judge A Dalmatian By Its Spots

I was walking my Dalmatian at my favourite dog park the other day, when I overheard the same hushed commentary hiss through the tight lips of passersby. “Ohh Dalmatians, they’re cute but they’re SO hyper….” they sneered. And I get it – for some reason Dalmatians have gained a bad rap – likely due to the surge of poorly-treated […]