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  • All posts by Steve King

    • Hydration

      As with humans, around 80% of a dog’s body is water.As “Dogtime” states “Water is essential to help dissolve and carry substances throughout your dog’s...

    • Dogs and magnetism

      No, I’m not referring to dogs’ magnetic personalities, although the way that people get “drawn in” by dogs is certainly true. I’d like to discuss...

    • Nowzad

      In recent weeks we have all been made aware of the terrible humanitarian situation in Afghanistan since the Taliban retook control of the country. I...

    • When the grand dogs come to stay

      It’s always an interesting experience when dogs come to stay if you have a dog of your own.  Will they get along together or will...

    • National Dog Day

      Every year National Dog Day is celebrated on August 26th. This celebration was created in 2004 by Colleen Paige, a Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert...

    • Dogs receive the Order of Merit

      Every so often I come across a story which is both heartwarming and features unknown heroes. This month two dogs, Alfie the English Spaniel and...

    • Pandemic puppies

      COVID, as we know, has affected people in a variety of ways. As far as we can tell, the most significant and positive effect for...

    • Dewclaws

      This may be the most un-talked about part of a dog’s anatomy and one of the more contentious. Dewclaws are the tiny toes that hang...

    • Dogs help with crop disease

      From the time seeding is complete until harvesting is over, arable farmers worry about the state of their crops. Will there be too much or...

    • The warmth of a dog’s love

      Recently I had to spend three days in Rocky View Hospital (RVH) due to an unexpected and unwanted kidney stone. Although excruciatingly painful at the...