CBC Prince Edward Island

Animal/Safety

Pets and People - Pet Socialization

Posted by Bill van Asperen

PetsandPeople2013.jpgWhen a pet dog encounters something new, and they're afraid... that fear can often show itself as aggression. So it's important to get your pet used to new faces and new environments.

Tonji Stewart is a school teacher turned dog trainer who runs a company called Canine Company on PEI. She has several pets of her own, including a new chocolate lab pup named Journey who joined us in the studio.

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Automated pet feeders raise concerns

Posted by Bill van Asperen

BeckieMacLeanPEIHS.jpgThere's a new gadget that let's you feed your pet using your smartphone. With a tap of your smartphone, Fido or Fluffy gets food. Automated pet feeders have been around for a while, but the Humane Society warns feeding your pet this way should be the exception -- not the rule. PEI Humane Society Shelter Manager Beckie MacLean spoke with Laura Chapin.

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