For Dogs Only: Vancouver, BC

pigs ears are for dogs only

For Dogs Only: Vancouver, BC

I don’t know where they get these pig’s ears but they are huge. Do they use steroids or what? I use to buy these pig’s ears for one of my dogs. He loved them but after chewing on them, he had to pee about 20 times a day, actually mostly at night. At first, I was cutting them in two with my …

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The Dogs By-Laws: Vancouver, BC

dogs by-laws: vancouver, bc

Dogs By-Laws: Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, like almost all city, have some kind of animal by-laws. They want to control, regulate and make some money from people with animals.

In Vancouver, the by-laws are 21 pages. That’s only for Vancouver. The neighbouring city, Burnaby, has their own by-laws, so is Richmond…

Here is what I think is the most the relevant one:

4.2 Leashing dogs: A person who keeps …

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Dog Friendly Hotel: Whistler, BC

the dogs staying at the summit lodge in whistler, bc

The Dogs Staying at the Summit Lodge in Whistler, BC

We stayed at the Summit Lodge & Spa, in Whistler, BC. It has 81 rooms/suites. When I was there in September (before the new abnormal times of COVID), there were 15 dogs.

This a “pet friendly” hotel. They are not pet-obsessed, no doggy massage… But what should I have done? Leave my dog at home? Then, I can’t really …

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The Could be “Vampire Slayer”: Vancouver, BC

cat basking in the sun

Biffy, the could be “vampire slayer” basking in the sun

This is Biffy. Her name comes from “Buffy: the Vampire Slayer”. Her owner worked on that TV show when the show was made in Vancouver. It ran between 1993 and 2003.

Biffy is a very relaxed cat. Not much fazes her. I am about 1½ meter away (about 5 feet) with my dog just behind me. She’s not concerned …

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Pouch & The Great Outdoors: Vancouver, BC

pouch the cat & the great outdoors: vancouver, bc

Pouch the Cat & the Great Outdoors: Vancouver, BC

Pouch was an indoor cat. He always dreamed of being a great explorer of the outdoors. Occasionally, he would be successful in his escape attempts. But…

It never was difficult to catch him. He would immediately stop at the flower next to the entrance-way of his house. There, he would spend some time sniffing or eating some of the plants.

The problem …

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The DeerHound: West Vancouver, BC

deerhound at the beach: west vancouver, bc

DeerHound at the Beach: West Vancouver, BC

I think that it’s a DeerHound, but I’m not too sure. This dog has slightly longer hairs and is a little bit smaller that the “standard Deerhound”. I couldn’t ask, the owner was “mia” (missing in action).May be somewhere else on the beach. If you know what type of dog is this, please correct me by emailing or contacting …

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Frenchie with an Attitude: Vancouver, BC

9 weeks old French Bulldog with an attitude

9 Weeks Old French Bulldog with an Attitude

Frenchie is the nickname for French Bulldogs.

Henry is a 9 weeks old and already he has an attitude. The attitude didn’t last too long.

By the time he became a year old, he transformed himself from a serious dog into a full time “goofy”. Now he either:

  • sleeps 10 to 12 hours at a stretch.
  • runs around from one side …
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Georgia, the Doodle: Vancouver, BC

a fake labradoodle: Vancouver, BC

Georgia, a Labradoodle: Vancouver, BC

Georgia is a fake! Georgia was supposed to be a Labradoodle and her owners paid the full price for a Labradoodle..

Labradoodles are supposed to be a cross between Labradors and Poodles. The premise is that you get the character of the Labrador with the hypo-allergenic qualities of the Poodle. Except, that it doesn’t always work that way…

Georgia, which slightly more than a …

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