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Keep pet fur and dust at bay with the LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™
LG Cordless

In Partnership with LG Electronics Canada

Dog owners understand how rewarding the experience of sharing our homes with our furry friends can be. The bond that we share with our dogs is both sacred and profound – dogs transcend the role of a pet and become members of our families. It is a bond for life characterized by unconditional love that is immensely beneficial for our well-being. In particular, being at home during the pandemic highlighted the comfort and companionship that dogs offer their humans during trying or stressful times.


It’s no secret that dogs bring joy and happiness, but the reality is that they also create a lot of mess. Whether it’s dirt tracked in from outside or – depending on the breed – either a little or a lot of shedding, our dogs are not known for their tidiness. And, while the mental health benefits of being a dog parent cannot be overstated, having a clean home is not only important for your physical health, it’s also essential for emotional health as well. Studies* show that a clutter and dust-free space reduces symptoms of stress and anxiety and provides an overall sense of calm and peace of mind so that you and your dog can enjoy your best life together.



We know that keeping the home clean when a dog is living there is easier said than done. With this in mind, here are a few simple steps you can take to keep fur, dirt and dust to a minimum:


1. Get the right tools for the job. The reality is, dogs shed, and they shed everywhere, which means that a good quality vacuum cleaner is essential for keeping the home clean. Enter the LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™. This cordless stick vacuum comes equipped with LG’s exclusive Kompressor™ technology that uses a lever to compress dirt and debris to create more space in the vacuum’s dust bin. It also comes with a docking station that auto-empties the vacuum with the touch of a button, two rechargeable batteries that provide up to 120 minutes of uninterrupted cleaning time, and – best of all – a dedicated pet nozzle attachment for capturing stray hairs with ease. In other words, it’s the perfect companion for keeping fur at bay.


2. Towels, towels everywhere. Keep reusable towels by the front door, on the balcony, in your car, or anywhere your dog may be likely to be tracking in dirt from outside. Give the paws a quick scrub before your dog hops into the front seat or runs to the couch for a snuggle. With this simple tip, you’ve already saved yourself the headache of dealing with outside mess making its way inside.


3. Grooming matters. A quick brush and an occasional bath are great ways to help keep shedding to a minimum and remove the dust and dirt your dog may be bringing into the home. If the idea of bathing at home feels daunting, professional groomers have the magic touch when it comes to making your dog feel like they’re having a day at the spa.


  • Enjoying the mental and emotional benefits of dog ownership sometimes requires us to put in a bit of work so that these benefits are not outweighed by the anxiety that can come with a messy home. Having an intuitive and innovative tool like the LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™ can make an impact by simplifying your cleaning routine so that you can enjoy a dirt and dust-free space and get back to appreciating the joys of life with your furry friend. For more information, visit LG.ca.


Check out the LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™. This cordless stick vacuum comes equipped with several innovative features, including:


An All-in-One Tower™ 

Place your vacuum on this sleek docking station that simultaneously charges two batteries and automatically empties the dust bin every time the vacuum is placed in the dock. It also provides convenient storage for tools and attachments.


Pet nozzle

Say goodbye to fur on the bed, couch or floor. The specialized pet nozzle attachment is designed to collect stray hairs with ease from household surfaces.


LG Kompressor™ technology

Simply press the Kompressor™ lever to compress collected dirt, dust and pet hair in the bin to create more bin capacity – perfect during prime shedding season.


Two rechargeable/detachable batteries

Clean and charge at the same time with two batteries that provide up to 120 minutes of uninterrupted performance.**


Hand-held option

For optimal portability, convert the LG CordZero™ into a hand-held vacuum so you can easily clean dog fur out of car seats and couch cushions.


ThinQ® compatibility

Use the LG ThinQ® app to track your cleaning history and check vacuum diagnostics – all from your smartphone or voice assistant.


The LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™ has an MRSP of $1,049.00. For more information on the LG CordZero™ All-in-One Tower™ and other CordZero™ vacuums, visit https://www.lg.com/ca_en/vacuum-cleaners


* Source: How Mental Health and Cleaning Are Connected (verywellmind.com)

** In normal mode without Power Nozzles using two batteries.

This low-carb dog food lets your dog easily follow a keto diet
Keto Food for dogs

Interested in feeding your dog a keto diet? High energy, stable weight, and a shiny coat are just some of the benefits of feeding your dog a properly balanced, low-carb ketogenic diet.

Visionary Keto Pet Foods have put years of research into formulating a very low-carb, high-protein ketogenic pet food designed for all dogs. With only 1g net carb per serving and 58g of protein, it ditches the carbs to provide the fat and protein dogs need for their daily intake. Owners report that their dogs love the food and have more energy.

There are several varieties to choose from. The Keto Dry Food in Beef Recipe is a favourite, as is the Chicken recipe and Freeze-Dried Keto medallions. And there are treats, too. The flame-grilled beef low-carb dog treats were a hit. Shop now or find out more about whether a keto diet is right for your dog here.

We Tried It—The donut bed from Bowsers Pet Products is super durable, bolstered, and SO comfy
Donut Bed

Whether or not your dog sleeps with you at night, it’s important to provide them with a cozy space where they can rest alone and undisturbed. Our pets are part of our family, so they deserve the best!

Bowser’s Pet Products offers luxury, customizable beds for your pooch. Their signature product – The Donut Bed – comes in 59 varieties to fit perfectly into your home. Check out all the fabrics, including this trendy diamondback jacquard print!

The padded bolster sides provide a sense of security and the comfortable, removable tufted cushion can be used as a travel mat in a carrier. The beds come in sizes XS-XXL to fit your pooch perfectly with the opportunity to size up as they grow.

Bowser’s beds are easily machine washable. Simply unzip the cover and remove the interior bolster to throw the cover in the washing machine. Inner cushions are also machine washable, while bolsters should be hand washed. The fill is high memory polyester fibre for a cushiony, dream-filled sleep.

Find your favourite colour here.


Dogs get in on the “Coconut Girl” trend with cute Hawaiian accessories | By Becky Belzile
Chili Cheese

The biggest trend of summer style is finally hitting dog products! Ilio collars and leashes (pronounced ee-lee-oh) is a small business that creates stylish collars and leashes from thrifted vintage Hawaiian aloha shirts in Maui. You can feel good about your purchase knowing that materials are upcycled, and each piece is handmade and thoughtfully designed.

Each adorable print is limited due to the rarity of materials and makes your pooch stand out from the crowd. The leashes and collars are 100 percent cotton and soft and light—perfect for a summertime stroll. Collars can be made with metal or plastic fixtures in a range of cute colours. Grab a matching leash, or mix and match with any of the tropical prints available.

If you’re looking for something a little extra, Ilio also offers dog bandanas and shirts with perfect little pockets for your pup. Stock is constantly changing, so act fast! Share a little aloha with your dog today.

Modern Dog’s office dog Chili models the vintage hibiscus print above. 

Click here to shop Ilio, and follow them on Instagram @Ilioandco.

Primal Toppers

If you’re thinking about transitioning your dog to a raw diet (this is a great first step to determine if they’ll like raw meat), or simply want to enhance your dog’s kibble so they’ll enjoy it more, we recommend Primal Pet Foods TOPPERS. Made from high-quality animal protein,TOPPERS will give your dog a boost of fresh food nutrition. We recently had an opportunity to try them out on our office dogs who gobbled them up and came looking for more. The small cubes of meat thaw quickly and come in a variety of favorites such as Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Pork, Sardine and Turkey. Our Modern Dog pooches give them a two paws up!

Click here to learn more about TOPPERS.


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Abraham