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What’s the difference between ticks and fleas?

Spring has sprung - and you may or may not have heard that fleas and ticks appear in as low as 4 degree celsius weather! We've definitely reached that time. Do you know what you're up against this flea and tick season? Let's get armed with knowledge and fight these suckers before they call your [...]

Poop Power: How Dog Waste Can Save The Environment!

Waterloo recently announced that we will soon host a pilot program that will turn dog waste into energy, using a process called anaerobic digestion, which happens when organic waste breaks down in an environment without oxygen. So how exactly does that work? How does poop power your laptop? Dog poop is one of the most [...]

DGW’s Client of The Month – April – Marco and Molly!

At Dog Gone Walking, we form amazing bonds with our clients, over years of visiting and getting to know all their quirks and unique personalities. We’re trying something new and choosing to spotlight a specific client each month, with the help of our sponsor Ren's Pets Depot, to show off some of the incredible pets [...]

Xylitol: this sugar substitute is a serious danger to your dog

With Easter approaching, sweets are everywhere and practically unavoidable! We know you keep chocolate out of your pup's reach, but beware of the ingredient popping up more and more lately, which has been sending countless dogs to the hospital or worse. Xylitol is a sugar subsitute common in many "diet" foods we consume, such as [...]

Debunked! 5 Common Misconceptions About Pet Adoption

Adopting your pet can be one of the most loving and selfless acts you can do in your life. It is also one of the most rewarding experiences ever, just ask anyone who's adopted their furbaby! Unsurprisingly, there are many ridiculous misconceptions surrounding pet adoption and shelter animals in general. Let's take a quick look [...]