Quoi faire quand tu as perdu ton animal?

What to do? Have you lost your pet?

Losing a pet is a stressful experience for both you and your animal. We want to help you find your pet as soon as possible!

19 April 2023

Puppy socialization: even before birth!

When you adopt a puppy, you already know that there will be a lot of socializing to do in the months following adoption. Exposure to different stimuli, desensitization, puppy-to-puppy socialization, etc. What you may not know is that the socialization process begins long before your mate is born, and that the people responsible for mating…

15 June 2022

Things to Think About Before Surrendering a Pet to a Shelter

Whether it is because of a move, a vacation, or problems at home, surrendering an animal is something that should be carefully considered and done as a last resort. Shelters like ours are overflowing during the summer months and the number of surrenders takes up a lot of our resources. It is therefore important to…

12 April 2022

Is That Cat Lost or Not?

You’re probably familiar with the many Facebook posts about cats wandering around in people’s yards, titled, “Is this your cat?” Rain or shine, many cats wander around our neighbourhoods. Cats are opportunists at heart, and may even go so far as to beg for food from friendly neighbours. ‼️ However, we must be careful not…

12 April 2022

How do I find a new home for my pet?

It’s never easy to have to part with your pet. First and foremost, we strongly suggest that you read our advice articles on keeping your pet in the family. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please write to us at info@proanima.com so that we can advise you properly. If you find it…

28 January 2022

3 Mistakes to Avoid to Successfully Potty Train Your Puppy

When it comes to potty training our puppies, we tend to listen to everything we hear online and from those around us. However, by doing so, we can unintentionally make things worse and slow down a puppy’s learning process. It is therefore important to know the basics of canine behaviour and to be equipped with…

28 January 2022

Bite prevention: how to protect our children

“A dog bit a child in the face “A man was bitten on the neck by his neighbor’s dog. “A woman was seriously bitten by her dog” Shock phrases like these appear regularly in the media. And yet, we can’t help thinking the same thing over and over: “my dog will never bite, he’s much…

14 July 2021

Travelling with your pet: ideas and advice

The vacation season is finally here! It’s time to plan a nice trip or just activities and outings with family and friends. What about your pet? Depending on the animal’s behavior, it may be more or less advisable to bring your pet with you. Some will be more anxious than others about change and transport….

14 July 2021

Declawing: let’s talk

Facts about declawing Despite cultural evolution on the subject, declawing continues to be a free and often-used practice in Quebec. Today, however, it’s important to know several facts about declawing that are recognized by many veterinary and behavioral professionals. In addition to the pain felt by the cat after being declawed, this can lead to…

25 January 2021

Animal cohabitation

We often think that our pet will quickly get along with another congeners. But welcoming a stranger into your territory can be difficult for your companion. Most of the time, if an introduction is made too quickly, the relationship between the two animals can start off on the wrong foot and be difficult to recover…

25 January 2021

Obesity in our pets

“I have a surplus of love for my pet. So his diet is generous, just like my affection for him!” Did you know that if you don’t pay attention to your pet’s diet, you increase the risk of health problems in addition to harming his day-to-day well-being? By overfeeding him or offering him an inappropriate…

25 January 2021

Before adopting a small pet, read this.

You’ll be surprised to learn everything you need to know before adopting a small pet. Exotic pets, small pets, means pets other than dogs and cats. These include rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, reptiles and small rodents. Before adopting one of these animals, you need to find out all you can about it: 1. Does the…

25 January 2021