dog advice

I am passionate about dog advice & making life better for every dog I encounter. I am forever gathering information for my own use in the day-to-day running of a house full of dogs, so I blog a lot of what I find. I also blog when I need to rant about something that needs to be ranted about. I hope you enjoy my blog. I’ve blogged about topics ranging from dietary info to grooming to behavioural issues. If what you are looking for isn’t on the blog, please contact me at grace@rrruffhouse.com and I will see what I can do.

NEW TICK KEYS AVAILABLE

We are happy to announce that we are now a Canadian distributer of the Tick key, the last tool you will ever need to help in your defence in lime disease. The Tick key is 99% successful in removing ticks from you, dogs, cats horses anything that can get a tick. It...

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BSL RANT long but worth the read please!

I would like to start off this blog by saying I am disgusted by humans in power with ignorance as their argument for power making decisions. As many of you know that Montreal has recently joined the BSL Bann, not a club anyone wants to join or be a pert of. I would...

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Summer is almost over

Well it has been a crazy summer all around, we have made many new friends, new clients and also have made some new families. We have rescued a few dogs this year and found them great forever homes, we have lots of pictures to share on our Facebook page. Many new...

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Success Bootcamp- Tucker

Tucker has successfully completed Boot Camp.  Now, we – the humans - are the ones in Boot Camp!!  Grace gave Tucker the training he needed to be a well behaved dog.  Now, she is providing us with the tools and training we need to continue with her good work.  You may...

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JUNE TRAINING SALE!! DONT MISS OUT

Welcome everyone, We here at Rrruffhouse are seeing a big jump in new dog owners now that the nice weather has arrived, if you are considering us for any of your training needs now would be the time. SALE! we are offering for the month of June 15% discount on any...

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Success-Bailey- Bootcamp

Bailey is a 9 month old labradoodle that was raised in a very loving home with a yorkie named Lilly AKA Frank, lol. Lilly was the first dog in the home and was a very well balanced adult by the time Bailey was brought home, Holly and Ernie started puppy training right...

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MRSP: The other staph infection threatening dogs

This is a question I get a few times a week. Because methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) infections are becoming so common and people are aware of potential concerns regarding transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...

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Success for Scooby – Bootcamp

Scooby was a three month old German Sheppard that was a typical puppy, he was loud and always back talking to let everyone know he was not happy or wanted to play even though it was midnight. Scooby also would pee when ever he got excited or was overwhelmed when...

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What did you pay at the vet?

It has recently been brought to my attention that many, many people are being over charged for vet procedures from a health care check, dental, spay or neuter, vaccines etc. I have done lots of investigating to find there is No standards in pricing! This is crazy to...

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Is your dog on thin ice?

Although most of the water and ice safety tips are for humans they also apply to your dog. There are a lot of people like myself who live on or near open water; rivers, ponds, lakes etc. we are now entering a very dangerous time of year which is all the water is...

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Giardia in Dogs

Giardia spp. are parasitic protozoans (single celled organisms) found in the intestines of many animals, including dogs. This microscopic parasite clings to the surface of the intestine or floats free in the mucous lining the intestine. The prevalence of Giardia in...

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Why does my white dogs fur turn red when wet?

White dog fur turns red due to staining. It is typically found below the eyes, around the chin, on the feet and around the penis or vulva. The staining can occur on any color fur, but is most noticeable on white dogs. The main cause of this reddish discoloring is...

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Blessed in 2015

Merry Christmas everyone, I would like to thank everyone who has had a hand in making 2015 one of the best years. 2015 was a very eventful year, we expanded the company, we moved in order to help more dogs and provide a bigger space and better care, we have made lots...

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Head tremors in your bully breed

What You Need to Know about Your Dog’s Idiopathic Head Tremors I am writing this post to inform you that although scary, no need to panic. My dog Stella in the past few months started this head bobbing thing and when I first saw it I thought OMG my dog is having a...

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Enough is enough Dammit!

I will start of by saying I will make no apologies for this blog, if it offends anyone oh well! In the past six or so months I have had three cases of neglectful adoptions come across my table, the first one I didn't give it much thought as there was no pattern, the...

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Duke, springer spaniel, Boot camp

Duke, the tenacious springer spaniel, Duke was found running wild for 5 months in a wooded area when the Toronto humane society picked him up and brought him in. After his time was up a foster home was found for him until they could find someone willing to take on...

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Cooper…. spaniel, Boot camp graduate

Well Cooper the 1 year old spaniel has now gone home after his 10 day boot camp, Cooper came to us because he was a little ill mannered to say the least, Cooper would jump and attack windows if he saw a car in the driveway, tear door frames apart if he was outside and...

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Punish the deed, not the breed

So! As many of you know every once in awhile I get on a bit of a rant, I don't consider  it a rant I call it passion. I speak often and loudly for those who have no voice, our dogs. I am a dog trainer, behaviourist, lover, rescuer, but most of all their best friend...

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Truth about ticks

Facts and Myths About Ticks The tick population is alarmingly flourishing. The existence of these unpleasant creatures has resulted to different facts about ticks. Along with the truthful information are some known myths about ticks, too. Meaning, it is not only the...

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Fake people in rescue

I come across these people everyday of my life, if you follow this blog you will see that this is not the first time I have brought this subject up! People are so damn fake it physically makes me ill. The caption above is sadly all too TRUE……..especially...

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Who is Grace?

Hi there. I’m Grace. I am a very hard working, compassionate and strong willed woman who loves a challenge and never backs down from a hard days work, which is a good mix for working with dogs that are having trouble getting along in the world with us humans! The greatest reward I get in life is when someone tells me I saved the life of their dog so they didn’t have to give it up! I love nothing more then showing people how to be a leader in their own world and all aspects of life! I am a leader, and walk my own path in life and I’ll go where ever it takes me!
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