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 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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Black Dog Running: Vancouver, BC

black dog running: vancouver, bc

Black Dog Running: Vancouver, BC

Here’s a dog having a great time running around the park.

This is a BBD, an acronym for Big Black Dog. The problem with BBDs is that very few people want to adopt them, even as puppies.

In southern and eastern Europe, there are superstitions about vampires and black dogs. The other main superstition is that Big Black Dogs bring bad luck and Big …

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Personality: Vancouver, BC

dog with personality: vancouver, bc

Personality: Vancouver, BC

This dog has personality. His owner was busy talking to a bunch of other people, so I just kept on taking my photos and petting him.

This is a very confident dog and inquisitive dog. He wanted to know what I was doing almost on the ground.

The grass looks almost dead because the summer has been the driest summer in history in Vancouver. It was so …

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