Guidance to Meat Slaughter and Processing Establishments on Prevention and Response to Suspect and Confirmed COVID-19 Plant Employees

Effective Date This guidance takes effect on March 31, 2020. Introduction The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada’s people, environment and economy. The CFIA will continue to deliver critical services that serve to preserve the integrity of Canada’s food safety system while safeguarding its animal and …

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): CFIA information for industry

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working diligently to address the challenges and concerns raised by industry and consumers regarding COVID-19. The CFIA will continue to deliver critical services that serve to preserve the integrity of Canada’s food safety system while safeguarding its animal and plant resource base. Appropriate oversight of domestic production and imported food products are essential …

Biosecurity to avoid COVID-19 spread

Farmers can use their existing biosecurity expertise and protocol to help protect staff from COVID-19 As Canadians do their part to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, sterilization and social distancing are crucial in homes and essential workplaces that remain open. Livestock producers are no strangers to disease prevention, and can leverage that expertise to keep their barns …

Video: Spot Cleaning For Dog Kennels

We’ve got the full how-to on daily spot cleaning in healthy dog populations, which reduces stress for canines and best utilizes staff time and resources. Watch the video, then download our step-by-step instructions to brush up on your technique or train your staff and volunteers on best practices. Supplies Gloves & Protective Glasses Hose-end foamer Concentrated accelerated H202 Scoop tools …

Attract Pet Grooming Clients With Masterful Messaging

When building a client base for your pet grooming business, it is important to send a clear message to potential customers. Whether you are sharing on social media or advertising through hard copy mailers and flyers, be consistent and comprehensive in your sentiments. Always focus on quality and value. Consider these three tips when crafting your public communications for your …

What is most important to Look for When Investing in a Pet Grooming Business

Investing in a pet grooming business is an exciting and often profitable adventure that many pet owners dream of as the perfect opportunity to share their love of animals while making a living. Pet businesses come in all sizes from one owner grooming operations catering to less than ten pets a day to multi groomers establishments that can service over …

5 Tips to Build Your Pet Grooming Business

In this world of abundance, building a loyal and robust roster of clients is an ongoing challenge. Offering superior services, consistent results, and reliable expertise isn’t always enough to make a pet grooming business successful. Effective marketing is vital to the longevity and health of your company. Here are 5 ways to reach new customers and expand your clientele. 1. …

How to Professionally Bathe a Nervous Dog Every Time

A nervous dog in the bath tub is no fun for dog or groomers! Fighting with a nervous dog to get in the tub and stay in the tub only makes matters worst. Also, any size dog can win the bathing struggle by strength or attitude turning the whole experience into a nightmare. Grooming shops are set-up to restrain a …