What did your dog get for Christmas?

What did your dog get for Christmas?

Did you spoil your pets this Christmas? In our house, Santa generally leaves a little gift for Everest.  Sometimes he doesn’t even wrap it, but Everest  doesn’t mind. Each Christmas, I also go through the dog toys and decide what to keep, what to donate...
Losing a friend

Losing a friend

It’s something that I am dreading: losing my dog Everest. This picture of him running on the beach was taken this past summer. He is on the cusp of 13 and that number both makes me happy (wow! 13! and he looks so good!!), and filled with dread (13! Where did the...
Soundproofing

Soundproofing

A year ago, between Christmas and New Year, the Ottawa Canine School moved into its new location. Our new location is still on St. Laurent blvd. 401 B St. Laurent, to be exact, and is literally just the building next to where we used to be. It’s got a bigger...
Keep your dogs safe during the howlidays

Keep your dogs safe during the howlidays

It’s never too early to start thinking about preparing for a safe and happy holiday season, am I right? Especially with the beautiful blanket of snow covering the ground, some Christmas lights already enlivening the streets, it is not easy to forget that...
Trick or treat!

Trick or treat!

Treat [/trēt/ Noun:  Something that gives great pleasure. An act of providing something for somebody else at one’s own expense] When you think of the word treat, what comes to mind? A nice Belgian Wheat Beer? A piece of dark chocolate? A day at the Nordik Spa? All of...