TIPS & INFORMATION

  • Best Dog Breeds to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with!

    Best Dog Breeds to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with!

    It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and celebrating the Irish culture doesn’t only apply to humans: The Emerald Isle is also home to a number of dog breeds.
    Mar 14, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Water and Ice Safety for your Dogs

    Water and Ice Safety for your Dogs

    It may not be noticeable to the naked eye, but ice can be two feet thick in one place and one inch thick a few yards away. When everything is melting in Spring, it’s best to keep yourself and your dog completely off the ice.
    Mar 09, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Walking the Dog Day

    Walking the Dog Day

    Did you know that February 22 is National Walking the Dog Day? While the origins of Walking the Dog Day are unknown, the message behind it is positive, as it encourages owners to get off the couch and get outside with their dogs.
    Feb 22, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Travel Tips for You and Your Pet

    Travel Tips for You and Your Pet

    Many Canadians enjoy going on vacation and traveling during spring break. Wherever you’re headed, keep these travel tips in mind when bringing your pet along for the adventure!
    Feb 21, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Reasons your pet is the best date on Valentine’s Day

    Reasons your pet is the best date on Valentine’s Day

    Who needs a date when you’ve got the best companion you could ask for already by your side?
    Feb 07, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Protecting Your Pet

    Protecting Your Pet's Healthy Smile

    Jan 30, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Reduce Your Pet’s Stress in Emergencies

    Reduce Your Pet’s Stress in Emergencies

    In an emergency situation, you and your pet may need to evacuate with little to no notice and relocate to a temporary home.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Vet Answers: Homemade Diets

    Vet Answers: Homemade Diets

    Feeding your pet a homemade diet can be very rewarding and a healthy alternative but it can also be potentially harmful or at least questionable if not done properly.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Summer Safety for Pets

    Summer Safety for Pets

    Parts of Canada that endure extreme heat during the summer months need to take measures to protect our pets. Extreme heat can be dangerous to dogs and cats, just as it is with people.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Vet Answers: Are raw food diets healthy for dogs?

    Vet Answers: Are raw food diets healthy for dogs?

    Problems can and do occur when a raw food diet is fed. To get the complete story on the pros and cons of feeding raw foods to your pet, talk to your veterinarian.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • TIPS WHEN BRINGING HOME A NEW PET!

    TIPS WHEN BRINGING HOME A NEW PET!

    In 2015, Petsecure's Adoptsecure and Breedsecure programs saw over 54,000 pets go to new homes! If you’re bringing home a new pet, keep these tips in mind so that everyone has an enjoyable experience.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Is your dog afraid of thunderstorms?

    Is your dog afraid of thunderstorms?

    Storm phobia appears to be more complex than other types of fear-related disorders, because there are multiple triggers that influence an individual dog at the same time. Veterinary behaviourists feel that the phobia is more than a severe reaction to loud noises.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Wildlife encounters with your dog: Hiking safety tips

    Wildlife encounters with your dog: Hiking safety tips

    While most animals will stay away from humans and dogs, we do need to be mindful of possible encounters when travelling in these areas. Check with the regional conservation or natural resources office for advice about hiking and camping in specific locales.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Vet Answers: Is my dog

    Vet Answers: Is my dog's eye injury causing aggression?

    If the eye is cloudy, there is a possibility that the eye could be infected or that your dog may have glaucoma
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Pet Safety Tips for Summer

    Pet Safety Tips for Summer

    Heat and sun can pose a serious risk to pets, so keep the following in mind to enjoy summer
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Why You Need Pet Health Insurance

    Why You Need Pet Health Insurance

    With plans available to suit all budgets, and multi-pet discounts, your pet can have the accident and illness protection they need.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    Halloween is best-known as a children’s holiday, but it’s important to make sure our pets have a safe and happy night as well.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Top 10 Warning Signs of Pet Cancer

    Top 10 Warning Signs of Pet Cancer

    If your pet is showing any of these warning signs...
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    Oct. 12 is Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Pet obesity is a growing concern among pet owners, and can result in a wide range of health problems for dogs and cats. Weight control/management for your pet has been identified by Canadian vets as the number one way to extend your pet's life.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • CAT CHAT with Petsecure’s Chantele & Dr. Berney Pukay

    CAT CHAT with Petsecure’s Chantele & Dr. Berney Pukay

    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Addressing skin issues with your pet

    Addressing skin issues with your pet

    There are hundreds of reasons why dogs and cats develop symptoms associated with their skin. Unfortunately, the skin has a limited number of ways to react to these different conditions.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Prevent the Spread of Germs

    Prevent the Spread of Germs

    The following steps will help prevent pet illnesses or bacteria from getting worse and possibly spreading to others
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Foods to avoid feeding your pet during the holidays

    Foods to avoid feeding your pet during the holidays

    It's that time of year again! Gathering with family and friends and indulging in festive foods may keep us merry and bright, but those foods can make our pets very sick.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Think twice before gifting a pet

    Think twice before gifting a pet

    It can be tempting to surprise a loved one with a new puppy or kitten over the holidays, but animal health organizations and shelters across Canada are asking Canadians to think twice before gifting a pet.
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • Holiday hazards for pets

    Holiday hazards for pets

    This holiday season keep your pet’s health in check by knowing what can potentially cause harm to them. Keep these tips in mind when bringing out your holiday décor:
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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  • How to prevent obesity in pets

    How to prevent obesity in pets

    Here’s what you can do to keep your pet healthy and happy
    Jan 18, 2017 | by Petsecure Pet Health Insurance
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