• Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
    morkie factoids

    All dogs need dental care but especially little ones like Morkies. Their teeth are jammed together so food, plaque and tartar gather. Eventually that causes painful loose teeth, abscesses and failing teeth. So while you’re brushing your Morkie’s teeth here are some dental factoids to ponder. How many teeth do dogs have? We have 32 […]

  • Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
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    How do I clean my Morkie’s ears?

    If your Morkie’s ears are itchy or if the ear canal has waxy, brownish gunk in it, they need cleaning. Wax debris can build up, and in the warm, dark environment of the ear canal, all sorts of nasty things can grow including a yeast infection or bacteria. Ear infections are the number one cause of […]

  • Feeding Your Morkie
    Your Morkie got a Thanksgiving hangover?

    For our U.S. neighbours, Thanksgiving is just the start of the busy holiday season, with plenty of delicious food and drink, socializing and late nights. (In Canada, our Thanksgiving has come and gone – October 10th, so it’s not as connected to the Christmas season). All that partying can be hard on a Morkie! Especially […]

  • Crimes against dogs
    Help I'm lost
    Dog napping with a happy ending

    When this cutie went missing in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, owners acted fast to get him back. While a couple enjoyed a Saturday lunch downtown, dognappers got to work and stole this Lab/Shepherd cross who’d been tied up outside. The owners were aghast; they flagged down a passing police cruiser and explained the situation. The officer […]

  • Crimes against dogs
    dog theft
    Dognappers and other Dirtbags

    In Toronto, Canada there have been two shocking dognapping crimes within days. What can we learn from them to help us protect our Morkies?   Incident #1 4 thugs on bikes stole a small dog from the owner at knifepoint in a North York park on November 15th. Police say a man was walking his dog […]

  • About Morkies - Morkie information
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    Why does my Morkie chase her tail?

    Does your Morkie chase his tail? Dogs will chase their tails now and then out of sheer boredom. Puppies often do it until they realize that the tail they’re chasing, is actually attached! But if it gets excessive, there are a number of root causes you’ll want to explore. Here they are, along with solutions. […]

  • Morkie Fun & Games
    Travelling with your dog
    Traveling with your Morkie

    Going on holidays? Good news, you don’t have to leave your dog at home. More and more hotels are welcoming four-legged guests and you can even choose from a wide variety of canine-centered vacation adventures. This post offers some tips about taking your Morkie on vacation with you. How do I find pet-friendly hotels? All major chains […]

  • Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
    No ticks on dogs
    The war on ticks!

       Americans spend more than $1 billion each year on products designed to kill fleas and ticks on pets!    Are we winning the war? Probably not; fleas can be a real nuisance for dogs, but ticks seem almost impossible to conquer. They are super resistant to insecticides and can live for long periods without […]

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