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What Hypothermia Means For Your Dog

What Hypothermia Means For Your Dog
When winter rolls around it brings freezing weather with it. Along with the cold comes another danger for our dogs: hypothermia, which is a dangerous drop in body temperature. The name comes from the Greek words “hypo,” meaning under, and “therm,” meaning heat.Today we're sharing an informative article published on Cesar Millan's website about hypothermia, its causes, diagnosis, what to do, and how to prevent it. While the condition can affect dogs and humans, it can affect dogs more severely

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Healthy Pumpkin Balls

Healthy Pumpkin Balls
This snack from Cesar's Way is not only delicious but is also filled with fiber, vitamin A, beta-carotene, potassium, and iron. Ingredients for Healthy Pumpkin Balls: 1/2 cup canned pumpkin, 4 tbsp molasses, 4 tbsp water, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon (optional). Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix pumpkin, molasses, vegetable oil, and water together in a bowl. Add the whole

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WebMD's - Top 10 Winter Skin and Paw Care Tips

WebMD's - Top 10 Winter Skin and Paw Care Tips
WebMD says, "exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. Says Dr. Louise Murray, ASPCA Director of Medicine, “During the winter, products used as de-icers on sidewalks and other areas can lead to trouble for our animal companions, potentially causing

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Avoiding a Canine Crisis this Christmas

Avoiding a Canine Crisis this Christmas
The ASPCA has put together a comprehensive list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet. As always, if you suspect your pet has eaten any of the following foods, please note the amount ingested and contact your veterinarian as quickly as possible. Alcohol. Alcoholic beverages and food products containing alcohol can cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, difficulty breathing, tremors, abnormal blood acidity, coma and even death.

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Holiday Season Essentials

Holiday Season Essentials
The holiday season is officially in full swing! Don't forget about your favourite four-legged family friends over the next few weeks. As pet parents we need to be extra vigilent during the holidays and the winter season. Here are some helpful hints and reminders to keep them safe and pet parents sane. Keep these foods away from your dog! The ASPCA has put together a comprehensive list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet. As always, if you suspect your pet has eaten any

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2017 Readers' Choice Award for Best Pet Daycare

2017 Readers' Choice Award for Best Pet Daycare
We are thrilled to announce our Platinum Award (top spot for top dogs) for best pet daycare in Mississauga! The Readers' Choice Awards were recently announced and we have topped the list. Our sincere thanks to everyone who voted for us. We're looking forward to another fabulous year. Woof!

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Encore! Peanut Butter Holiday Shortbread

Encore! Peanut Butter Holiday Shortbread
Back by popular demand, here's a reprint of a recipe we published 3 years ago! Dog cookies they'll raise the woof for! Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups (375 ml) whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup (125 ml) all purpose flour, 1 Tbsp (15 ml) baking powder, 1 cup (250 ml) peanut butter (smooth or chunky), 3/4 cup (175 ml) milk. Method: In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and baking powder. In a small bowl, whisk peanut butter and milk until smooth. Make a well in the flour mixture and

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REMINDER! December Events at Kamp K-9

REMINDER! December Events at Kamp K-9
Saturday, December 2 - Shiba Inu Meet-Up at Kamp K-9 Mississauga - 1-3 pm - Swift Shiba Inus are coming to run around and have some fun meeting each other at Kamp. Bring your sassy Shibas for a howling good time. Sunday, December 3 - Whippet Group Meet-Up at Kamp K-9 Mississauga - 1-4 pm - Bring your Whippets for a meet-and-greet. Maybe they'll meet a "cousin" or two while getting to know the other Whippet's that come to visit. Sunday, December 10 - Old English Bulldog Meet-Up for Holiday Fun

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November's Teeth Cleaning

November's Teeth Cleaning
We've had some questions about this event. To clarify, the Teeth Cleaning Clinic uses Anesthesia-Free techniques to clean your dog's teeth. The actual cleaning is not free. The cost is $185 + HST (total $209.95), still a far cry from what vets charge - because of the anesthesia. Call to book your time slot now for this amazing, stress-free, professional treatment!

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November News and Upcoming Events at Kamp K-9

November News and Upcoming Events at Kamp K-9
In September, Disney (yes... that Disney) videoed a commercial at Kamp K-9 that involved (no surprise) dogs! It was an exciting time for Top Dog, Sue Quinn and her "Krew" and everyone was tickled pink to be a part of the Disney project at Kamp K-9. Stay tuned for viewing of the finalized version of the commercial that will go to air. Experienced Groomer Kamp Kounsellor. Weekend Shift - Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 am til 2 pm. Kamp Kounsellor. Maternity Leave - Thursday,

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Our lovely, hyper, never slows down Lab Ellie came home from her first day of daycare and is exhausted. Have you ever heard of a Lab falling asleep while eating? We all know a tired puppy is a good puppy and she's been an angel. Your place is...

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Wellness

Wellness

Many alternative therapies have been found to assist humans lead a more stress-free and pain-free lifestyle. Some of these therapies have now been modified to allow our pets to enjoy the same kind of stress-free... Read more

U-DO-IT Wash Stations

U-DO-IT Wash Stations

Keep your own tub or sink scratch-free. Come and use our tubs, shampoos, conditioners, dryers, grooming aids (combs, brushes, etc) and bond even more with your furry companion. We also provide natural aromatherapy sprays to... Read more

Training

Training

Kamp K-9 offers various programs through Canine Rainbow (with Livia DiGiovanni and Dusan Jovanovic) and Sean Kent. Training helps your dog stay balanced by having lots of exercise and fun while, at the same time,... Read more

TAXI KAB Service - Coming Soon!

TAXI KAB Service - Coming Soon!

Coming Soon! Kamp K-9’s Taxi Kab Service is a convenient service that is available for those families whose lives are really hectic (who's isn't); or for families that don’t own a car or maybe even those people... Read more

Reiki Therapy for Dogs

Reiki Therapy for Dogs

A Japanese hands-on healing art using the healing energy from the Reiki Master’s own hands to help restore balance, peace and harmony to the four-legged patient.  Once your pet becomes comfortable with the Reiki Master,... Read more

Play Sessions

Play Sessions

Kamp K-9 offers fun, energetic play sessions to help quench your dog’s thirst for exercise and play. Open Play Sessions (for dogs of all sizes) take place all day and until 9:30 pm. Please note,... Read more

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What Hypothermia Means For Your Dog

Causes and Prevention of Hypothermia. When winter rolls around it brings freezing weather with it. Along with the cold comes another danger for our dogs: hypothermia, which is a dangerous drop in body temperature. The name comes from the Greek words “hypo,” meaning under, and “therm,” meaning heat.Today we're sharing an... Read more

Healthy Pumpkin Balls

Cesar Millan's Christmas Treat for Canine Companions! This snack from Cesar's Way is not only delicious but is also filled with fiber, vitamin A, beta-carotene, potassium, and iron. Ingredients for Healthy Pumpkin Balls:    1/2 cup canned pumpkin, 4 tbsp molasses, 4 tbsp water, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp baking... Read more

WebMD's - Top 10 Winter Skin and Paw Care Tips

Thank you for the Tips WebMD! WebMD says, "exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked... Read more

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Canada's Guide to Dog Vaccines

In recent years, concerns have been raised about immune-mediated disease following vaccinations. However, there is still significant scientific controversy regarding the data available. While there is no doubt that annual vaccinations have helped eradicate the incidence of once common viral diseases such as canine distemper, hepatitis, and canine parvovirus, many... Read more

Heartworm Disease In Dogs

Protecting your pets from Heartworm disease in Ontario (Ontario Veterinary Medical Association) Heartworm is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms that live in the heart, and blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs of infected animals. Pets can contract heartworm disease from mosquitoes that are infected with... Read more

Recommended Dog Vaccinations

Distemper, Adenovirus, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus, Corona virus, Bordetella, Lyme Disease, Giardia, and RabiesVaccinations are imperative to the health of your dog. I've outlined different dog vaccinations and puppy vaccinations that might be recommended by your veterinarian.Vaccinations are what keep your dog from getting sick; your veterinarian will let you know... Read more

The Farley Foundation

Established by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) in 2002, the Farley Foundation (a registered charity) assists people (disabled, seniors, etc) in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for the pets that mean the world to them. The Farley Foundation is generously administered by OVMA. Donations from the veterinary... Read more