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5 Ways Routine Grooming Services Benefit Your Pet’s Health

Regular trips to a pet-spa for your pooch or kitten are an easy way to keep your pet looking and smelling their best. But, did you know it’s also super useful to monitor your pet’s overall wellness? It’s true. Routine … Read More

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Improve Your Dog’s Obedience Skills with these 6 Useful Tips

Keeping your dog’s obedience skills at the “just finished training” level isn’t easy. If it’s been a while since you completed a training class with your pooch, you may have noticed a downward trend in your dog’s listening skills. Maybe … Read More

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Easy Winter Dog Care Tips to Follow on Vancouver Island

In this article, we have simple pet care tips to help keep your dogs safe and warm this winter season on Vancouver Island. As a dog and cat boarding kennel in Victoria, BC, we love working with pets every day, … Read More

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How to Help Your Pet Deal with Loud Noise Anxiety

If you’re a pet owner on Vancouver Island of an animal who fears loud noises, like thunder or fireworks, you know how easily that fear can negatively affect their well-being. It’s no secret that when pets are confronted with a … Read More

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4 Signs Your Pet May Have Been Bitten By a Tick

Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of animals, like cats and dogs, and, they are active on Vancouver Island. Ticks are concerning because they’re known to carry diseases that can cause significant harm to your pet’s health and … Read More

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7 Things to Bring When You’re Dropping Your Pets off for Boarding

Whether it’s your first time boarding an animal, or your tenth time, there are a few items you are required to bring along with you when dropping of your pets. The following is a list of items you should considering … Read More

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5 Pet Boarding Mistakes to Avoid

So far on the Puppy Love Pet Care Centre blog we’ve spent a fair amount of time helping pet owners by providing them with tips and tricks they can use to help maximize their pet’s experience when it comes to overnight … Read More

What Are Age Requirements for Pet Boarding?

At Puppy Love Pet Care Centre, we’ve witnessed this all too often: first-time pet owners comparing themselves to new parents. As pet owners ourselves we know it’s because owners of puppies and kittens are adjusting to a new way of … Read More

Your Guide to Dog Leashes and Collars – Tips & Tricks

If you’ve ever been invited to dog-sit for your family or friends for any period of time, you know how important it is to know where the dog’s leashes and collars are kept. That’s because without them, and without having … Read More

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Getting to the Kennel Safely: Requirements for Driving with Pets in the Car

As pet owners ourselves, the staff here at Puppy Love recognize that getting an animal into the car isn’t always easy, but sometimes it’s necessary—especially if your furry friend isn’t accustomed to regular car rides. For pets who aren’t used … Read More