February Pet Of The Month: Kai

What an honor to be chosen as February’s pet of the month!  Everyone keeps telling me I was chosen this month because of my kind, loving spirit and it’s such a privilege.  I was also voted most likely to be a yoga instructor by the Canine Companion LA crew (you can read about that here)…

A Tired Dog Is A Happy Dog

Wondering how much you should be exercising your dog?  Probably not.  It’s not something people ponder about often.  The way your dog is exercised affects all other aspects of their lives and may be something to think about.  We wish we could tell you exactly how much to exercise your pup, but of course every…

5 Secret Dog Menus Your Pup Will Love!

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At Canine Companion LA we love to take our dogs out and about with us whenever possible.  It can be hard to say no to those puppy eyes as we walk out the door and the next thing we know there’s a furry passenger in our car!  It’s becoming easier to take our dogs with…

Pot For Pets?

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  As of January 1, 2018 recreational marijuana become available for recreational use for persons over 21.  It would appear that the marijuana industry continues to grow and become more prevalent than ever.  A new field of discovery for marijuana: pot for pets!  Marijuana tends to be a controversial issue but don’t worry; we are…

Is Your Pet Fat?

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Each New Year brings new resolutions.  Have you made any resolutions for your pets?  The most common category for individuals is health.  That comes in various forms: weight loss, diet, exercise, and/or eating better foods.  Think about your pet here as well.  It’s a perfect time to evaluate health goals for both you and your pet. Weight…

January Pet Of The Month: Herschel!

Hello everyone, I’m Herschel.  You might find my name interesting but it actually suits me quite well.  To sum it all up: I’m a gentle giant with lots of love and a goofy side.  My walkers tell me that I’m biggest dog out of all the other Canine Companion LA dogs.  I am pretty big…

Disaster Preparedness For You And Your Pets

As the recent California fires have shown us, disaster can strike at anytime and be very unpredictable.  This got us thinking about other possible disasters and how we can be better prepared.  Our biggest concerns in Southern California are earthquakes and fires, which give no warning and the damage can be tremendous.  Some people have…

Canine Companion Superlatives!

As the year comes to an end we wanted to celebrate our pets here at Canine Companion LA.  Our walkers have come up with this first installment of our very own superlatives!! All of the pets we are for are unique and could easily have their own category which is why we started with these…

The Perfect Gift For Every Animal Lover

Still looking for that perfect gift for that special someone?  Or anyone for that matter… We put together a list of the best places to find a unique gift for all the animal lovers out there.  Impress your family and friends with something thoughtful and out of the box this year. For that someone obsessed…

December Pet of the Month: Gretl

HI EVERYONE! It’s me, Gretl! I am a 6 year-old adorable schnauzer with lots of energy and love to give. I’m pretty excited to be December’s pet of the month and so are my parents! They always support me and tell me how proud they are of me! My mom and dad rescued me from…