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Whether it be cats, dogs, fish, small animals or birds, companion animals play a huge role in our lives.
The CFHS has developed this section to provide you with a wealth of information on which animals make the best pets, and on how to care for them as responsibly as possible. In this section you will find everything from general pet information to issues facing companion animals in Canada. It will also give you some ideas on how you can become a champion for animal welfare.
Please read on below or using the menu items to the left for more information about pet ownership and key issues affecting companion animals in Canada.
Perhaps you’ve seen a stray cat on a street and tried to approach it, only to find it retreating with lightening speed, apparently afraid to come anywhere near you. If so, you’ve likely seen a feral cat. Feral cats are the offspring of domestic cats who have never lived with humans. They are…