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Pet Valu Spring/Summer 2017 Companion

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5 › THANKS-FOR-GIVING Thank you to our customers 6 › UNDERSTANDING YOUR PET The analogies of Dr. Dave Summers 8 › IN CASE OF EMERGENCY Be prepared 11 › PURE BREDS Getting to know them 14 › DOG GUIDES Meet our latest graduate 17 › PROUDLY CANADIAN Birthday Celebration 24 › HOT SPOTS Common Causes 28 › CANINE CANCER Living with the disease 32 › GOLDFISH Your guide to caring for your pet 34 › KIDZ ZONE! Fun for all ages! Product availability will vary by store location. Products may not be exactly as shown. Not responsible for typographical errors. Prices listed are in effect until May 31, 2017 and thereafter are subject to change without notice. Please note that the suggested retail prices referenced in Companion magazine are merely suggestions and may differ in stores. ©2017 PET VALU IN THIS ISSUE ®™ Trademarks used under license. PET VALU CANADIAN EDITION EDITOR Kellie McCutcheon DESIGN Kelly Natola CONTRIBUTORS Dr. Dave Summers, Michelle Edmundson, Alison Preiss CONTACT US Kellie McCutcheon Pet Valu Companion 130 Royal Crest Court, Markham, ON, L3R 0A1 For advertising opportunities, e-mail companion@petvalu.com Cover Model, Finley with Dog Guide "in Training", Gilly. Cover photo courtesy of Marcia Leeder Photography E DI TOR ' S L E T T E R CANADA LOVES ANIMALS! FUN FACTS! Happy 150th Birthday Canada! Celebrating Canadian products and stories made this Companion so much fun to bring together. Inside this issue is a 5-page Birthday spread displaying some of our favourite Made in Canada products. We love these products and you will too! We also have reason to celebrate from coast to coast, as we have now sponsored 40 DOG GUIDE TEAMS FROM ALL ACROSS CANADA! From little cities to large metropolises, your donations are helping Canadians in need. To see our map of Canada and an update on the teams we have sponsored, visit page 14. And a thank you to the Dog Guides for allowing us to photograph Gilly for the cover of this Companion, on a beautiful day in front of Lake Ontario (did you know that Canada has more lakes then any other country – makes for great pictures!). Gilly is currently being fostered where she will learn basic training and obedience before being enrolled in the Dog Guide training program. Good luck Gilly, we can't wait to see where in Canada you will end up! Happy reading, In Ban– National Park in Alberta, there are overpasses made for wildlife to keep them (and drivers) safe. Wildlife includes grizzly and black bears, wolves, cougars, moose, elk, deer and wolverines. Author A.A. Milne based the lovable Winnie the Pooh on a real bear from Winnipeg, Manitoba. 60% of the world's polar bear population live in Canada. CANADA C E L E B R A T I N G 1 5 0 Y E A R S H A P P Y B I R T H D AY

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