Are They All Risky, or Do Safe Pet Toys Really Exist?

There’s no question about it: pets need toys in order to remain mentally and physically fit. They are absolutely necessary for animals with extra energy, but the best toys also provide pets with problem-solving opportunities. 

The problem is that many toys designed for and offered to pets actually aren’t that safe. Taking into consideration your pet’s species, breed, size, personality and lifestyle, you can definitely find truly safe pet toys, and we’re here to help.

Conventional Wisdom

The items previously provided to pets are falling out of favor. This is due, in large part, to the ongoing product development of better toys. But this change is also the result of countless, heartbreaking, incidents involving destructive pets and less-than-sturdy toys. 

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When Is It Time For Pet Diapers?

A small floofy dog wearing pink diapers

Pet diapers can look really, really goofy, but they do cover up an uncomfortable truth: incontinence. A natural part of life, bladder control can affect young and older dogs alike. And while it can feel like you’re giving something up, pet diapers can offer a great deal of peace of mind.

So. Much. Cleaning.

Living with an incontinent dog can be overwhelming. Just when you clean up one mess, you find another puddle or stain to contend with. It’s not your dog’s fault, they are simply answering nature’s call, and it just so happens to be inside the home (all over the furniture, and on top of the rug).

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Summeridge Animal Clinic Spotlights Our Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

Emergency evacuations with pets can be stressful

We live for animals at Summeridge Animal Clinic. Whether we’re treating a cat, dog, rabbit, hamster, or guinea pig, we bring the same level of care and expertise to the exam room table. This connection to animal health and wellness is extended via our pet care blogs. Every month we strive to provide relevant information to our valued community of pet owners, and hope that Thornhill, Markham, North York, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan-area pets benefit.

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