Behavioral Issues

Training Your Dog - Aggression & Biting Prevention
Contributed by "Alex" - who dared to ask the most important question...
Rocky says "Just because the tail is waggin' doesn't mean the dog is friendly."
Please read this article before handling any dogs.

Coping with Pet Separation
Contributed by Alissa & Maggie - heart wrenching articles

How to avoid being bitten by Cesar Millan
The problem is with the pet owners not the dog or breed....protect yourself!

Raising a Dog on a Budget
Contributed by Sandra H. This site was a real help
when she got her 9 week old puppy. Great for
beginners with a new pet. How to cut costs.

Pet Travel Guide
Everything you need to know when planning a trip with your furry friends.

Pet Sitting Industry Associations

Pet Sitters International - www.petsit.com is the largest membership
organization for a professional pet sitter in the world with over 2,900 members. Our
purpose is to provide our members with the resources and
information they need to successfully operate their own pet sitting service.
PSI promotes excellence in pet care services through education.

Canadian Pet Pro - www.canadianpetpro.com
Insurance specifically tailored to the pet services industry
through Verge Insurance Group.

Non-Profit Organizations

BC SPCA - www.spca.bc.ca/

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue - www.orphankittenrescue.com
If you know anyone who wants a cat, these guys do a fantastic job and are always
looking for people to adopt or foster their kittens.

No Puppy Mills Canada - www.nopuppymillscanada.ca/
Informative site highlighting the problem of puppy mills in Canada

Cat Related Web Sites
Cat Magazines Link - www.fanciers.com
Link to various cat magazines subscriptions including cat fancy.

Cat Fancy - www.catchannel.com
The website for cat lovers.

Cats,Kittens,and Feline Fun! -www.i-love-cats.com
Cats,Cats,Cats,your Feline Paradise! Meow and welcome I love cats!
Find out all about cats,cute cat pictures,cat names,cat breeds - all you need to know.

Canadian Custom Cat Stands - www.phoenixfelinefurniture.com
Home of the finest custom cat stands you'll ever see!  These sturdy and beautiful
works of art will help save your furniture & have your cat purrring for years to come.

Informative Pet Web Sites:
Bird,Fish.Reptile,Pocket Pets,Parrot etc.

Bird Talk Magazine - www.birdchannel.com/bird-magazine/bird-talk/default.aspx
The website for bird lovers.

Animal World - www.animal-world.com/encyclo/birds/information/birdcare.htm
Learn about your pet bird, fish, reptile, parrot & pocket pets to make the most of
your enjoyment with it, by providing what it needs to be happy, healthy and fun!

Animal Network - www.animalnetwork.com/animalnetwork/cats.aspx
Information on all sorts of animals!

Critter Publications - www.smallanimalchannel.com
The website for small animal lovers.

Dog Related Web Sites
Dogs R Kings - www.dogsrkings.com
People think dogs are "like" family.  Dog owners know that dogs "are" family!  This
free listings dog directory is about dogs, for dogs and dog owners. A world wide free
listings directory for pets, dogs and puppy services. Every possible pet, puppy and dog
related service is listed here.

I love dogs.com - bow wow and welcome to I love dogs.com!
A Canine Wonderland! Find out all about amazing dogs with
pictures, interesting dog names, dog training, dog breeds etc.

Canadian Kennel Club - the Canadian Kennel Club is the primary registry body for
purebred dogs in Canada and currently recognizes 175 breeds.

Canada's Guide to Dogs - One of the most comprehensive
online resources for Canadian dog enthusiasts.

Vancouver's Off Leash Dog Parks
A list of off leash parks in Vancouver.

Dog World Publication An online magazine for dog lovers only!

Dog Training Web Sites
Patricia McConnell - www.patriciamcconnell.com
Highly respected expert on dog training, dog walking and dog behavior. Author of the
fantastic book 'The Other End Of The Leash.'

fordogtrainer.com - Dog training equipment needs for police, schutzhund, k9,
sport and dog lovers. Reasonable prices. Outstanding quality and durability.

K9aggression.com - Dog aggression  You won't find a miracle cure on this site, but
you will find information that will steer you away from training pitfalls and give you
the ability to find REAL help for your beloved companion.

Dog Star Daily - www.dogstardaily.com - Informative site about dogs, from
Dr. Ian Dunbar - veterinarian, animal behaviorist, and writer.

Pet Health Web Sites
Is your dog driving you crazy? Boredom and lack of walking and physical activity are
common reasons behavior problems develop. A tired dog is a good dog!

petwellbeing.com - A pet health and medication online store, specializing in herbal
treatments for cats and dogs.

carealotpets.com - Learn about dog health & what to buy to keep your pet healthy.

drsfostersmith.com - Doctors Foster and Smith PET SUPPLIES: Products for your
pet selected by our veterinarians.

Feline Advisory Bureau - www.fabcats.org
A charity dedicate to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved
feline knowledge to help us all care better for our cats.

Cornell University, Feline Health Centre - www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc
Veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of
cats. They offer phone consultations with a board-certified veterinary behaviorist.

Pawprints and Purrs Inc. Cat & Dog Health Care
Besides animal awareness and well-being articles, they offer cat memorials,humor,
dog stuff and many more interests. Enjoy your visit!

Pet First Aid
St. John Ambulance - Pet First Aid
This course is designed to give pet lovers the skills required to provide first aid to an
injured pet. Pet First Aid provides you with the necessary skills to respond safely
and effectively in an emergency situation. The program covers a wide variety of
topics including: Injury Prevention, Choking, CPR, Bleeding, Fractures, and much more!

Dogsafe Canine First Aid - www.dogsafe,ca
Dogsafe offers courses to teach you the necessary knowledge and skills needed to
take positive action in the event of any emergency involving a dog.

Pet Loss Web Sites
College of Veterinary Medicine - www.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE
Pet Loss Helpline!

familypeturnsandcaskets.com - Helping families, veterinarians and crematoriums
create a unique pet urn, memorial or choose a pet casket for a special pet.

Pet Food Web Sites
BARF World - www.barfworld.com
Information about the Bones And Raw Food Diet, with recommendations and sales of
foods, supplements, publications and videos. Includes a breeder directory ...

Feeding Cats for Health - www.catnutrition.org
This site is dedicated entirely to Duke, an awesome
nutrition & love mentor, and a soul I will love always.

Pet Products Websites
petco.com - Another large volume discount pet supplies store. Locate discount pet
medication - A free service to compare pet medication prices from online pharmacies.

petsmart.com - The huge online pet store.

pawprintz.com - An online retailer of unique & luxury products for pampered pets.

jbpet.com - A large selection of items such as crates, collars, toys & sweaters.

jefferspet.com - A good source for discount pet supplies. Since 1975, pet lovers,
livestock owners and equine enthusiasts from across the country have come to the
Jeffers family for all their discount pet supplies and pet vaccines.

amazingpetplace.com - Competitively priced, quality pet supplies. Selection includes;
collars/leads, grooming supplies, "Oxyfresh" supplements, toys and more!  Visit the
gallery "Amazing Designs by Michael Park" for all the Dog Lovers on your gift list.

samburu.com - Animal and pet related cards, gifts and merchandise.

petpro.com - Animal and pet gifts and collectibles specializing in over 140 individual
dog breeds.

Veterinary Hospitals -
Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital - Whether it is for routine preventive care, diagnosis and
treatment of illness or emergency services, Dr. Leah Montgomery & staff offer the highest quality
health care for your treasured pet

Pet Recipes
Rachel Ray's Pet Recipes - Feed your four-legged friends their own dishes! Bonus: They're
satisfying for two-legged humans too!  Great recipes for Doggie Biscotti, sensational salmon
cakes,power pooch smoothies & valentines day sweet pooch pancakes. Real dogs eat quiche!!

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