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  • Animal Health
  • Cats
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  • Dog Behaviour & Training
  • Export Preparation
  • General Advice & Help
  • Nutrition
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  • Rabbits & Pocket Pets

Animal Health supports your veterinarian, and you, in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.

Export Preparation

It is important to get an appropriate country specific Health Certificate signed and approved by an official federal veterinarian (for many countries). Access information at Canadian Pet Export CFIA  or call the embassy of the destination country, as well you should enquire with your airline for their requirements.

Travelling Documents 

Embark Pet Transport Ottawa

General Advice & Help

Breeds and Pet Selection

Canadian Kennel Club

American Kennel Club

Canadian Cat Association

American Cat Fanciers Association

Cat Fanciers Association

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association – Pet Owners

Ottawa Humane Society Tips for Pet Owners

What Are Pocket Pets – Are They Right For You?

House Rabbit Society – All About Rabbits

Pets and Child Safety

DogGone Safe - Child safety around dogs and bite prevention.

The Blue Dog - Information on dogs and children, value and risks of a dog in the family.

Bringing Home Baby - Article on introducing new baby to your pet.

Bringing Home Your New Pet - Article on how to pet proof your home.