A well-trained dog is, ultimately, a happy dog. While it can be fun to teach your dog to perform tricks like “beg” or “shake hands”, there are some much more important basic lifestyle lessons that every dog should learn in order to be socialised and to be well adjusted to our society. One of the … Continued
Just as humans can acquire a virus, like the “flu” or a common cold, our pets too can easily contract viral infections. And just like their human counterparts, it can make a dog feel miserable.
If you are a pet owner who enjoys travelling for pleasure, or your job requires you to travel out of necessity, you might find yourself in a dilemma. Leaving your beloved pet for any amount of time is difficult in itself, but many pet owners also face the arduous decision of whether or not to … Continued
Let’s face it…dogs simply love being outdoors! Whether they are at the beach, the park, or in their own backyard! Unfortunately, for many dog owners, taking your canine for a leashed walk isn’t always such a pleasurable experience. In addition to a dog’s enthusiasm for being outside in the fresh air,
Summer time is here and we all know what that means – spending more time outside in the beautiful warm weather! As the temperatures rise, people can always find ways to cool off, but what about our canine counterparts? They will be feeling the heat too and it’s our job as responsible pet owners to … Continued
If you are a dog owner, you undoubtedly not only love your furry companion with all your heart, you also want to give him or her everything they need to live a happy life. As any owner of a dog will tell you…along with the basic necessities of food and shelter-that means lots of love … Continued
New Years Eve is a grand time to get together and celebrate with friends and family, but it might not be so grand for your pet(s). Unfortunately, because dogs and cats have an acute sense of hearing (four times greater than a human’s)-the traditional sights and sounds of fireworks, even noisemakers and loud shouting can … Continued
The Urban Paws team would like to wish all our two & four legged clients a Merry Christmas! It’s been an amazing year and we couldn’t have done it without all your trust & support! We feel blessed to have played an important part in the care of your pet(s) and look forward to seeing … Continued