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What Is Glucosamine and Why Do We Recommend It?

In a normal joint, glucosamine combines with chondroitin to build and maintain cartilage. Cartilage is the layer between the joints that shields the bones from each other. Young, healthy dogs continually produce enough glucosamine to keep their cartilage in a healthy condition.

Getting to Know Ticks

How to Identify Ticks in your Pets

Ticks are a troublesome parasite that is not always easy to spot on your pet. They are a spider-like, egg-shaped creature that has 8 legs. They can vary in size from 1mm to 1cm.

What You Know About Ticks in Saskatoon

What Diseases do Ticks Carry?

The main ticks you will find in Saskatchewan include the winter tick (D. albipictus), the wood tick (D. andresoni), the American dog tick (D. variabilis), and rarely the black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis).

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How & Why to Keep Kitty Slim

Many cats today are overweight. Although your cat may look adorable when he’s chubby, the extra pounds a cat carries can lead to significant health problems. Obese cats are prone to diseases and complications such as diabetes, constipation and joint pain.