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What virtual vet visits can do for you

Your pet can get sick any time of day or night. If you are a pet owner, you know how expensive trips to the pet emergency room are, and oftentimes, they turn out to be unnecessary. These days, pet care can extend beyond the walls of a pet hospital to help support a pet’s health no matter where you are or when you may need it.

Technology has now improved to allow virtual veterinary consultations from the comfort of your own home. The newest advancements in pet health now encompass Telemedicine that allows you and your pet to have a …

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Can technology make your dog smarter?

Most of us have at least one device in our homes that is considered a “smart” device. Our televisions are smart, our phones are smart, even our thermostats can be considered smart! Technology has transformed our lives in many ways, from how we connect to one another to how we connect to our own homes. But can technology help us connect to our pets? Will the right technology make our dogs smarter?

Smart technology can do both harm and good. Our gadgets can make our lives much more efficient, but they can also lead us to adopt a few unhealthy …

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How does contingent house listing work in Canada?

A contingent house listing is a part of the homebuying process when an offer has been made and the seller has accepted it, but before the deal can firm up, certain conditions must be met. These conditions are included in the sales agreement and include clauses such as those for obtaining financing and hiring a home inspector.

You may also hear a real estate agent or brokerage referring to a property sale in this stage as “sold conditional.” Provided that the conditions are met, the home sale will be final, but if they are not met, the deal will fall …

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