– by Tania Sigurdson, PVHS Education Chair Recently, while shovelling my driveway, I was wishing for the hot summer days of putting on hats and sunscreen before heading outside.  Now, instead of a wide-brimmed beach hat and flip-flops,  it is time to pull out the toques and snow boots in…

Tis the season for giving…Operation Santa Paws is BACK! While doing your holiday shopping, please consider making a donation to the Pembina Valley Humane Society. We are looking for supplies to help the animals in our care through the rest of the year and into 2023. We are in need…

AMAZING NEWS!  Barney is doing SO WELL with his new family! Many of you will remember this shy, withdrawn doggo who came to us in January from a backyard breeding environment. He was scared and needed dental and multiple eye surgeries. After spending time in foster, his true, loving self…

 – by Karlie Stewin, Gilmour Braul Hiebert Law Office While some may shy away from thinking about Wills or Estate Planning, deciding how you want your estate dealt with after your eventual passing doesn’t need to be a painful or depressing experience. Rather than focusing on the somber side of…

 – by Tania Sigurdson, PVHS Education Chair “For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog.” — Roger Caras   In my life, I have always had,…

Sleeping together with your dog in the same bed is a demonstration of love that can help strengthen your bond. About 50% of dog owners let their furry friends hop into bed with them. But, is it really a good idea?  It can be a positive habit for both you…

-by Tania Sigurdson, PVHS Education Chair Heartworms – the squiggly gross things that we don’t like to think about – and how to make sure they stay OUT of your pet’s heart. Spring has sprung and it is time to be thinking about protecting your pets against heartworm.  As a pet owner myself…

What colour are your cat’s eyes?  There are many different cat eye colours, which is determined by the amount of melanin in their DNA, handed down form their mother and father.  The colour or a cat’s eyes, like the colour of its coat, is often hereditary. Have you heard the…

– by Tania Sigurdson, PVHS Education Chair As the snow melts and the puddles dry up, it is time to get outside and walk your pup.  Walking is good for both you and your pup’s mental and physical health as well as creates an opportunity for positive training and socializing. …

When the snow melts, ticks start to emerge in Manitoba.  Ticks are little spider-like pests that attach to the skin and feed off blood.  Ticks use leaf litter as a hiding spot, as the inner layers of leaf piles stay moist and provide the perfect habitat to thrive.  Overgrown grass…