Pets

Everything you need to know about pets and family

Author: Canadian Living

Pets

Everything you need to know about pets and family

Think your family's ready for a pet? Browse our list of pet ownership articles full of things to consider before committing. Learn what breeds of dog are the best family-friendly companions, or the trouble with getting a pet as fitness motivation. Are dogs not your thing? Learn about the 5 most unusual pets Canadian families are learning to love. Family on the go? Explore our bonus pet and travel section to help you plan time away with your new best friend.

  Adding pets to the family:
How to add a second pet to the family
What to take into consideration before getting a second pet and how to introduce your pets to each other.



How a pet can bring your family closer together
Caring for a pet can be hard work, but it can also make your family closer. Find out how.



Our new pet
Find out what happens when the Pratts get a furry new addition to the family.



How my dad and his cat got unhealthy together
Why somewhere in the house my mother is sighing. Loudly.




Pet therapy
You don't need an appointment with a counsellor when Fido is more than willing to lend an ear.



When your pet dies
Whether you choose burial or cremation, consider your needs and those of your family.




Pets and travel:
How to take your pet on vacation
Make your vacation perfect for the whole family -- including its furry members.



Travel with your pet
Plan ahead for your next road trip with Rover using our pet travel to-do list.



How to travel with your pet
Off for a vacation with Fido in tow? Here's the scoop on where to go, what to do and how to get there.



How to fly with pets: Tips for taking cats and dogs on airplanes
Planning an airplane trip with your cat or dog? Before booking your ticket, read these 7 tips on flying with pets.



5 pet-sitting options
Let your pet play while you're away. Here's a roundup of the best caregiving arrangements.



Pet-friendly vacations
From dog-welcoming beaches to pet-friendly hotels to vacation adventures designed specifically for pet lovers, there are lots of options for you and your furry friend.



Page 1 of 2Think your family's ready for a pet? Browse our list of pet ownership articles full of things to consider before committing. Learn what breeds of dog are the best family-friendly companions, or the trouble with getting a pet as fitness motivation. Are dogs not your thing? Learn about the 5 most unusual pets Canadian families are learning to love. Family on the go? Explore our bonus pet and travel section to help you plan time away with your new best friend.

How to choose a pet:
What price pets? The true cost of dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and other critters
Learn about the costs involved in keeping pets, from start-up gear to regular expenses.


Is a bird the right pet for you?
Read our bird-care guide before you decide to feather your nest.




5 of the most unusual pets
Pet-care tips for 5 of the most unusual pets.




Top 5 family-friendly dogs
Find out what breed will make the best pet for your family.




6 pet allergy answers
An allergy doctor answers 6 questions about allergies to your four-legged friends.




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