Preparing for a New Puppy

Preparing for a New Puppy

Bringing a new puppy home is certainly an exciting task, however many people underestimate just how much preparation and care has to go into this venture! There are also a number of expectations that either have to be met, or sometimes even relinquished (such as the...
Pets and Mental Health

Pets and Mental Health

Mental health is something that has affected each and every single one of us since the start of the pandemic. According to Statistics Canada, youth have experienced the most significant decline since the pandemic has started, and those who were already suffering from...
3 Training Tips for Back-To-School or Work

3 Training Tips for Back-To-School or Work

Shauna Alcock, AARCS Behaviour Coordinator  Going back to the office? Heading back to school? Our Behaviour Team is here to provide you with some tips and tricks on how to prepare your dog. Albertans are heading back to the office in the next couple of weeks and...
Polydactyl Cats

Polydactyl Cats

Written by Ioana Busuioc All photos generously provided by Debby Harold Cats typically have 18 toes, 5 on each front paw, and four on each rear paw. Polydactyl cats, however, have extra toes typically on their front paws. Interestingly enough, a polydactyl cat may...