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    The Raw Deal

    Oct 15 2015

    What people decide to feed their pets is as varied as the pets and owners themselves.  There are those that just buy whatever is on sale at the grocery store,…

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    Fresh Breath = Danger!

    Aug 25 2015

    There once was an adorable Keeshond – let’s call her Sunlight.  Sunlight loves human treats as most dogs do – but this time overdid things a bit!  She scarfed down…

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    New Technology at Green Acres

    Aug 18 2015

      Does this look familiar?  You’ve probably seen something like this at your local dentist’s office.  Green Acres is proud to announce that we are now equipped with a digital…

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    Safe Truck Travel

    Jul 23 2015

    Living in Southern Alberta, we see dogs travelling in the box of trucks so often that we can become somewhat immune to the sight, or think that this is a safe way…

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    Should I Worry About Heartworm?

    Jul 14 2015

    We hear about heartworm in the media – especially if we watch programming from the US.  But do we need to worry about it in southern Alberta? The short answer…

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    The Spring Nuisance

    Jun 09 2015

      What jumps really high and moves quickly – often making them tough to find on your pet? Fleas! And although southern Alberta doesn’t have a serious flea infestation due…

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    Porcupine Encounters

    Jun 02 2015

    Tis the season when these cute little critters are starting to emerge again!  The infamous porcupine can cause an emergency trip for your dog to the vet clinic. Letting a…

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    Heatstroke Do’s and Don’ts

    May 27 2015

    It’s been a warm, dry spring.  It’s only May but we’ve had many days that have been over 20 degrees already.  It’s great for camping but are we thinking about…

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    Puppy Cupcakes

    Apr 07 2015

    For our graduation day at Puppy Kindergarten tonight we made the canine students a little treat.  Here’s the recipe that we used just in case your dog would like to have a…

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    Green Acres Puppy Kindergarten

    Dec 09 2014

    This fall Green Acres held it’s first Puppy Kindergarten Classes.  The main objective was to socialize the puppies (with other puppies and with adult dogs), to give the owners the…