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Fall 2017

Photo Credit: Nathan Momo was one of the entries in our 2017 Global Pet Foods Calendar Contest.

Mind + Body + Soul + Spirit

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Thanksgiving Season Thankful for our pets

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Congratulations to the Pet Models for the 2018 calendar! During the month of July 2017 we invited Canadians to enter their pet’s best photo for a chance to be featured in the Global Pet Foods' 2018 Calendar. We received thousands of entries and it was a difficult decision to select the 13 photos that will be featured in our calendar. We extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone who participated! Below are the 13 photos that have been selected to appear in our 2018 Global Pet Foods' Calendar. Calendars will be available for purchase in late Fall.


Fall 2017

EDITOR'S MESSAGE The summer seems to have flown right by and it’s hard to believe that the fall season is upon us. Autumn brings us football, Thanksgiving and Halloween – and a beautiful landscape of colours – green, orange, red, pink, yellow and brown! It’s such a beautiful time of year when we celebrate and break bread with family and/or friends. Fall is meant to be savoured and celebrated! We encourage you to take your pets out for a walk or to simply sit out in the backyard or at a neighbourhood park and take in the beauty around you. Revel in the season's beauty while enjoying it with your pets, family and/ or friends. Fall also brings us tasty and nutritious food like apples, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. You’ll find delicious treats containing these yummy ingredients for your pets at your neighbourhood Global Pet Foods store. Speak to one of our Healthy Pet Care Specialists about choosing a healthy treat that your 4-legged sweet one(s) will love! We’re stocking up on all of the essential products that you’ll need to care for your pets during the fall. Since this season brings cooler temperatures as well, we can help you shop for coats and jackets,

boots, cozy beds and more for your pets. You’ll also find some fun outdoor and indoor toys, crates, dishes, collars and leashes, and even some sturdy cat trees that they'll enjoy. We're always ready and willing to answer any questions you have regarding your pet’s health. As Canada’s Healthy Choice for Pets, we are committed to providing you with the best selection of pet food and products to help your pets live their best lives. We'll recommend the best food and treats or a great accessory and fun toys to keep your pets active, healthy, and happy throughout the autumn months. This new season provides us all with another great opportunity to lead an active, healthy lifestyle with our companion pets and we have everything you’ll need to do so. May we all commit to doing just that. In the words of F. Scott Fitzgerald, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the Fall.” Cheers!

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hile our schedules are busier during the fall months, it's also important that you’re maintaining your pet’s exercise schedule every day, in addition to managing your pet’s diet during the colder weather. Ideally, you should ensure that your dog is exercising twice each day. We recommend that you start your day by taking your dog out for their morning walk, and it’s a great time to include your kids or spouse on the walk too! At nighttime, keep you and your dog safe during your walk by accessorizing them with reflective gear or light-up collars and leashes, and stick to familiar routes in your neighbourhood. It’s important that dogs (and people!) exercise for a minimum of 45 minutes each day.

Staying warm requires extra calories which means that your pet may need more food or you may need to change to a brand that’s more suitable for them. Need assistance? Bring in the bag of food that you’re currently feeding to your neighbourhood Global Pet Foods store for a nutritional assessment.

"It won’t be long before we’re all used to the new routine and everyone’s able to enjoy the Autumn season and all the joy that it brings." Healthy Pet Journal Fall 2017 5


Fit & Trim

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ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO KEEP YOUR PET HEALTHY AND LEAN? As of 2016, more than half of all dogs and cats are obese.* Over the last 10 years, one veterinarian chain recorded a 158 percent increase in obese dogs and a 169 percent increase in obese cats. Obesity is the most common nutritional disease in pets, and it can lead to health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, reduced joint health and shortened lifespans. So what can we do for our pets? Science suggests we should feed them according to their biological requirements as carnivores. Dogs and cats are built to consume protein from a variety of meats, and from the whole animal. The science is clear on that: the modern dog shares more than 99 percent of his DNA with his ancestor the wolf. Yet many of today’s pet foods are loaded with carbohydrates. They’re often labelled with the latest buzzword, like “grain-free,” which Pet Lovers believe is a healthy choice, but usually means high inclusions of carbohydrates, often high-glycemic. The science is clear on carbohydrates, too: Dogs and cats don’t require them – their preferred source of energy comes from proteins and fats – and yet carbohydrates from pet food are the main contributor to obesity in pets today.

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That’s why we made ORIJEN Fit & Trim. Leading in the weight management category, Fit & Trim is packed with 85 percent meat, two-thirds of which is fresh or raw. It’s teeming with rich meats to promote lean muscle mass, and free of glutens, plant protein concentrates, and synthetic supplements. Carbohydrates are limited to 16% – far less than conventional pet foods – and it includes naturally occurring L-Carnitine, which promotes metabolism of fat. Simply put, ORIJEN Fit & Trim is a Biologically Appropriate™ diet for overweight dogs and cats – its protein comes from whole, nest-laid eggs, free-run poultry and wild-caught fish in WholePrey™ ratios with the organs, cartilage and bone they’d find in the wild. It keeps your pet lean by giving them what research says they’re built for: a high-protein, lowcarbohydrate diet. Find Fit & Trim at your favourite Global Pet Foods store. If you have any questions about how to help your dog or cat lose weight, learn more by visiting championpetfoods.com *The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention


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All Pets Require

Nail trimming is an essential grooming task that helps to maintain your pet’s nail health. As with human nails, pets’ nails grow constantly. Some dogs wear down their nails naturally from walking on pavement, gravel or concrete but since the majority of dogs live indoors, they don’t spend enough time on these surfaces to keep their nails short. This is especially the case with small dogs like Chihuahuas and Miniature Dachshunds. Long nails can result in breakage and bleeding, and when the nail grows back into the paw it can cause sores, infections, and tremendous pain for your dog. Failing to trim your dog’s nail can also affect their ability to walk properly and interfere with their normal paw movement. Nail trimming also provides you with an opportunity to check their nails for any abnormalities which may need to be brought to your vet’s attention. And finally, it also helps to keep your floors and furniture safe from snags and scratches! Many people are fearful or simply dislike trimming their dogs’ nails, and while many dogs dislike nail trims too, it doesn’t have to be this way. Any person can learn how to properly trim their pet’s nails, and most dogs can be trained to tolerate it. Continued on next page

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How soon should I begin trimming my puppy's/dog's nails? You should start handling your dog’s paws from the moment you bring him or her home. He or she should get used to the sensation and associate it with a positive experience, such as attention (cuddling) or toys and treats. Hold your dog’s paws and play with their toes several times a day in a very fun manner. Praise him or her and reward them with treats when they tolerate the handling. Ease into paw handling. Start by touching your dog’s paws gently. If he doesn’t pull away or resist, start massaging the paw and gently pressing on his nails. Depending on your dog’s age and temperament, it may take a few sessions before he’s used to paw handling. Repeat this exercise a few times daily until your dog stops reacting to paw handling.

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It’s hard to hit a moving target, and you don’t want to accidentally cut your dog’s nail quick. Some dogs will simply not sit still for nail trims, even with extra people helping. You can try working with your dog to gradually desensitize him to the nail trims. Reward him if he tolerates minimal paw handling, then gradually work your way up to nail trims.

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Before you begin your dog’s nail trim, you’ll need the proper tools. Nail trimmers are required and while there are a few styles of nail trimmers available, the right choice will depend on the size of your dog’s nails and your own preference. There are many types of nail trimmers and clippers available at Global Pet Foods stores and our Healthy Pet Care Specialists can assist you with purchasing the right tools for your pet.

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BODY What’s the easiest way to trim my dog’s nails? It is easier to trim your dog's nails while they’re lying down on their side. The front nails can be done when she’s sitting, if she’s good. You can stand beside your dog or in front of her, depending on the level of restraint needed. You may find it easier to stand or sit beside your dog and wrap an arm around her to keep her still. Some people find that nail trims work best when you have another person to help hold your dog still.

Cutting your dog’s nails Once you are in a good position, you can begin cutting the nails. Grasp your dog’s paw firmly, but without squeezing. Hold the trimmers with your dominant hand and grasp the paw with your other hand. For optimum control, place your thumb on the bottom of the foot pad and your fingers on the top of the foot near the nail bed. Line up your trimmers by placing the edge of the blade upon the nail at the imaginary “cut line.” Squeeze the trimmers in one swift, deliberate motion. Do not cut the nails if your dog is moving, which may be easier said than done! You should always take your time when trimming nails to avoid cutting the quick. If your dog yelps in pain and the nail begins to bleed, you most likely have cut into the nail quick. NOTE: This area contains blood vessels and will result in a lot of pain for your animal if cut. White nails are invariably easier to trim than black nails as the quick is a light pink and can be distinguished without much difficulty. Don’t panic - this is not an emergency. Use some corn starch or flour from your pantry (it is not as effective as styptic powder but it still helps). Use a cotton ball, tissue or paper towel to wipe away as much blood as possible. Get a pinch of the powder and quickly pack it onto the nail tip. Though cutting into the quick will cause a sharp pain, the pain won`t last long and shouldn’t affect your dog’s ability to walk. Give your dog a break and reward him before moving on to the other nails. Use caution with the remaining nails, only cutting off small amounts at a time. Because the nail quicks grow with the nails, very long nails might also have very long quicks. Over time, you can encourage the quicks to shrink back by trimming a small amount of the nail tips every two weeks for a few months.

If you’re really uncomfortable with trimming your pet’s nails, then we recommend you take your pet to a certified dog trimmer. Many Global Pet Foods stores offer nail trimming and hold nail trimming events in their stores so speak to one of the Healthy Pet Care Specialists at your neighbourhood store. Find a Global Pet Foods store near you at www.globalpetfoods.com/store-locations Healthy Pet Journal Fall 2017 9


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hate to see it go but summer is almost over, even though it’s hot and sunny as I write this. Not that many years ago most pet owners would now be getting the house ready for the autumn ‘blowing coat season’, the 2nd shedding of the year, after the first one in the spring. Blowing coat was just one of those things healthy dogs did cyclically, and when it happened the dog looked awful…patches of short new hair next to older tufts of hair ready to drop out. Every fall we would brush and bathe our pets and

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wait for the cycle to complete, knowing that a lovely thick winter coat would grow in eventually. Shedding is a natural occurrence for all animals with hair, even humans. Each hair has a life cycle with three distinct phases. First, a fast growing (anagen) phase occurs till the hair gets as long as it will get. Then comes a second, short phase that finishes that growth (catogen), followed by a no-growth phase (telogen), after which the hair falls out. Every animal is unique in how long each phase lasts, which means each animal sheds


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differently, though there are similar tendencies among breeds. For example, in dogs that shed a lot, the two growing phases are shorter. Thus we have observed that the more frequently your dog needs a haircut, the less it will shed.

Most dogs still shed the most in spring and fall due to the length of the days, proving that circadian rhythms still have some influence.

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As we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving on October 9, we are thankful for our pets. Having a pet is good for the soul – and our mind, body and spirit! Results from research and numerous studies regarding the health benefits that humans receive from having a pet indicates that it’s greater than we realize. Many health professionals agree that the impact of having a companion pet is significant as it relates to people and their wellbeing. Pets play a key factor in helping to improve our health and may even help us to live longer. There are a number of mental and physical health benefits that pets provide children, adults and seniors. Living with a pet can help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Interaction with a family pet can aid in developing a child's physical, social, emotional and cognitive skills. Pets also help to foster social interaction among people, particularly seniors, who often struggle with maintaining relationships with friends, whether that's due to poor health or distance. Having a pet means that we are moving around the house 22 Healthy Pet Journal Fall 2017

caring for them. It also means that we are exercising. Dogs need exercise daily so we have to get up and head out the door to take him/her outdoors, even if it's for a romp in the backyard. And last, but certainly not least, our pets provide us with unconditional love and affection. Children reap the benefits of having a pet while growing up. A good relationship with a pet also helps in the development of non-verbal communication, compassion, and empathy. We encourage pet adoption from a local rescue group or an animal shelter. We can assist a new pet parent with selecting a holistic pet food that will contribute to the ongoing health of the pet. We also encourage people to bring their children to their neighbourhood Global Pet Foods stores to ask as many questions as they want about caring for their pet. We will help them find the best toys or accessories for their new friend. We know that you'll agree that when our pets sit or lay down beside us and we reach over to pet them, it calms us and we can simply focus on that moment. Having a pet helps to sooth our soul.


SPIRIT ow that summer is but a distant memory, the changing seasons means that we have to modify our companion pet's schedule. Below are some common problems and a few solutions to help you care for your dog during the changing of the seasons. PROBLEM: Activity levels change for dogs due to back-to-school routines, shorter daylight hours, and cooler weather. SOLUTIONS: 1. Adjust your dog’s feeding amounts to accommodate less physical activity to avoid weight gain. 2. Reflective collars and leashes are important to have for evening walks. Visit your neighbourhood Global Pet Foods stores for Spotlights or Reflective lights that can be attached to your dog's collars at night so that people in their cars will see you. PROBLEM: Dry Skin/Scaly issues arise due to the drier and cooler weather. Symptoms include: dry, flaking skin; irritation; loss of hair; dry, dull coat; lumps or bumps on or under the skin; red, scaly, or scabby patches; excessive licking and scratching. SOLUTIONS: There are a few things that can help alleviate skin problems. Change your dog’s diet to a food that provides a richer source of Omegas, add fish oil (Omegas 3 - 6) to their diet and use topical conditioners on affected areas. Speak to one of the Healthy Pet Care Specialists at your neighbourhood Global Pet Foods store for an appropriate food or supplement(s) recommendation that can help to alleviate the symptoms. PROBLEM: Some breeds of dogs have a seasonal shedding season in the spring when they lose their winter coats. Then, when the winter rolls around, the dogs shed a second time to remove the summer coat and grow their winter coat. Some dogs shed a lot. What can you do to help get the hair loss under control? SOLUTIONS: Grooming is the key. The more hair you remove the less you will see it all over your house. Brushing your dog once a day will greatly reduce the unwanted hair all over your clothes, carpet and furniture, especially during shedding seasons. Ensure that you complete a full brush out of your dog’s coat to get rid of any loose fur and bathe your dog before your dog's winter undercoat begins to grow in. It is not normal for your dog’s coat to thin as he ages. If your dog's hair loss is abnormal you will see bald spots and if this happends we recommend you schedule an appointment with a licensed veterinarian. 24 Healthy Pet Journal Fall 2017


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HEALTHY PETS BERNIE Sapphire takes Bernie on lots of hikes. He also gets lost of exercise at the dog park and he always takes his heartworm prevention right up until November.

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DIERKS Amber keeps Dierks healthy with lots of love, hikes, nutritional food, and healthy treats. His favourite is Primal Raw Marrow Bones!

Pictured here are Mina (left) and her adopted son Loki (right). Rhys lets them run and hide under the bed. The fall season means a brush down, a bath and lots of laying around in the fading rays of sunshine.

DUKE Chrissy gives Duke lots of love and attention by taking him for long walks and daily swims in the river

As Canada’s Healthy Choice for Pets, we take the health of our customers’ pets seriously and we love to see our customers take the health of their pets seriously too. Whether it’s choosing a diet with the best ingredients, buying a healthy treat, a new and fun toy, or ensuring that they have everything needed to enjoy the four seasons, we want to help your pet live his or her life to the fullest! We celebrate those customers who are really committed to doing just that. Featured are some beautiful pets along with a description of what their caregivers are doing to ensure the total health and wellbeing of their companion pets.

ODIN Jessica keeps Odin healthy by bringing him to local dog parks to play and run as much as he can!

LOLA-SOPHIA Heather keeps Lola healthy, by letting her sit outside on a leash to watch nature and get lots of fresh air. Throughout the fall Lola loves to sit in the leaves and take in all the sights. She loves being brushed every day, which keeps her coat healthy. Healthy Pet Journal Fall 2017 27


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705-733-9002

OTTAWA

3191 Strandherd Drive (Strandherd Drive & Woodroffe Avenue)

613-825-5615

BELLEVILLE

110 North Front Street (King George Plaza)

613-966-8100

OTTAWA

1200 Wellington Street (Wellington & Hamilton)

613-695-8884

BOLTON

356 Queen Street South (Queen St. & Allan Drive)

905-857-7623

OTTAWA

1675 Tenth Line Road (Tenth Line Road & Charlemagne Blvd.)

613-837-0350

BOWMANVILLE

2316 Highway 2 (Hwy 2 & Green Road)

905-623-4302

OTTAWA

6081 Hazeldean Road (Main Street & Hazeldean Road)

613-836-3023

BRADFORD

170 Holland Street West (Holland Street & Toronto Street)

905-775-4640

OTTAWA

228 Hunt Club Road

613-736-6726

BRAMPTON

10886 Hurontario Street (Hurontario Street & Wanless Drive)

905-495-4455

PETERBOROUGH

1154 Chemong Road (Portage Plaza)

705-743-2727

BRAMPTON

17 Worthington Avenue - Fortinos Plaza (Brisdale & Bovaird)

905-495-5531

PICKERING

1822 Whites Road (Strouds Lane & Whites Road)

905-831-4554

BRAMPTON

2933 Queen Street East

905-793-2899

RICHMOND HILL

1070 Major Mackenzie Drive East (Major Mackenzie & Bayview)

905-508-8895

BRANTFORD

39 King George Road (King George & HWY 403)

519-759-8531

RICHMOND HILL

126 Tower Hill Road (Tower Hill Road & Yonge Street)

905-883-4729

BROOKLIN

200 Carnwith Drive East (East Village Common)

905-425-1899

SCARBOROUGH

166 Bennett Road West Hill (Lawrence Ave. E & Bennett Rd.)

416-286-5673

BURLINGTON

450 Appleby Line (Appleby Line & New Street)

905-639-5969

SCARBOROUGH

1575 Ellesmere Road (Ellesmere & McCowan)

416-289-6255

BURLINGTON

3550 Dundas Street (Dundas Street & Walkers Line)

905-319-1999

SCARBOROUGH

1900 Eglinton Avenue East (Eglinton & Warden)

416-759-3331

CAMBRIDGE

970 Franklin Boulevard (Franklin & Elgin Street)

519-624-2555

SCARBOROUGH

2369 Brimley Road (Brimley Road & Sheppard Avenue East)

416-298-0028

CAMBRIDGE

940 Jamieson Parkway

519-651-1056

SCARBOROUGH

122 Ellesmere Road

416-443-0788

COBOURG

471 Division Street (Division Street & Munroe Street)

905-373-1984

SCARBOROUGH

2975 Kingston Road (Cliffcrest Plaza)

416-266-1881

COLLINGWOOD

20 Balsam Street (HWY 26 & Balsam Street)

705-446-9539

SHELBURNE

226 First Avenue East (Main Street & Owen Sound Street)

519-925-3471

DUNDAS

119 Osler Drive (Osler Drive & Grant Avenue)

905-628-8700

ST. CATHARINES

400 Scott Street (Scott Street & Niagara)

905-646-0508

ETOBICOKE

452 Rathburn Road (Rathburn & West Mall)

416-621-2745

*ST. CATHARINES

344 Glendale Avenue

905-680-0880

ETOBICOKE

270 The Kingsway (Humbertown Plaza)

416-234-0056

ST. THOMAS

900 Talbot Street

519 207 3663

ETOBICOKE

1278 The Queensway (Kipling & The Queensway)

647-341-5202

STONEY CREEK

184 Highway 8 (Gateshead Plaza)

905-662-2415

FERGUS

600 Scotland Street (Scotland Street & Belsyde Avenue)

519-787-7079

STONEY CREEK

2273 Rymal Road East (Rymal Corners Plaza)

905-578-3500

GEORGETOWN

280 Guelph Street (Guelph Street & Mountainview)

905-873-7086

STOUFFVILLE

5892 Main Street (Main Street & 9th Line)

905-640-4400

**GUELPH

19 Victoria Road North (Grange Victoria Plaza)

519-822-6922

STRATFORD

684 Ontario Street (Ontario Street & Burritt Street)

519-305-5000

GUELPH

5 Clair Road West (Clair Road & Gordon)

519-823-3004

THORNHILL

70 Doncaster Avenue (Yonge & Steeles)

905-771-9227

GUELPH

715 Wellington Street West (Wellington St. W and Imperial Road)

519-265-8966

THORNHILL

9200 Bathurst Street (Rutherford Village)

905-597-3353

HAMILTON

50 Dundurn Street South (Dundurn & Main Street W)

905-528-2775

TORONTO

2019 Yonge Street (Yonge & Davisville)

416-487-6267

HAMILTON

989 Fennell Avenue East (Fennell & Upper Gage)

905-575-9422

TORONTO

2100 Bloor Street West (Bloor & High Park)

416-604-9272

HAMILTON

1400 Upper James Street (StoneChurch & Upper James)

905-383-2224

TORONTO

381 Eglinton Avenue West (Eglinton & Avenue Road)

416-482-4995

KANATA

700 Eagleson Road (Eagleson & Stonehaven)

613-599-0660

TORONTO

75 Hanna Avenue (King Street West & Atlantic Avene)

416-534-7368

KESWICK

443 Queensway South (Queensway & Glenwoods)

905-476-0575

TORONTO

1747 Queen Street East (Queen Street East & Kingston Road)

416-686-9468

KING CITY

1700 King Road (King Side Road & Dufferin)

905-833-7387

TORONTO

173 Dupont Street (Dupont & St.George)

416-964-0450

**KINGSTON

1111 Princess Street (Princess & Sir John A. MacDonald)

613-548-8048

TORONTO

1947 Avenue Road (Avenue Road & Felbrigg Avenue)

416-783-8836

KITCHENER

700 Strasburg Road (Forest Glen Shopping Centre)

519-749-2821

***TORONTO

133 Danforth Avenue (Danforth & Broadview Avenue)

416-463-7387

KITCHENER

669 Belmont Avenue West (Belmont Avenue & Glasgow Street)

519-571-4444

TORONTO

808 York Mills Road (Leslie & York Mills Road)

416-449-7900

LINDSAY

370 Kent Street West (Kent Street West & HWY 35)

705-324-9794

TORONTO

125 Lower Jarvis Street (St. Lawrence Market)

416-368-4222

LONDON

395 Wellington Road (North of Commissioners)

519-686-7387

TRENTON

470 2nd Dug Hill Road (Dundas & 2nd Dug Hill Road)

613-392-9191

LONDON

509 Commissioners Road West (Wonderland & Commissioners)

519-474-3647

UNIONVILLE

4721 Highway 7 East (HWY 7 and Kennedy Road)

905-475-5777

LONDON

911 Southdale Road West

519-652-3643

UXBRIDGE

2B Welwood Drive (Brock Road & Welwood)

905-862-3262

MARKHAM

5990 16th Avenue (16th Avenue & Markham Road)

905-471-5593

WASAGA

3 Market Lane (Stonebridge Plaza - Near Walmart)

705-429-2224

MIDLAND

268 King Street (King Street & Hugal Avenue)

705-527-4432

WATERDOWN

255 Dundas Street West (Dundas & Hamilton Street North)

905-689-3377

MILTON

400 Main Street East (Ontario Street & Main Street East)

905-878-9808

WATERLOO

425 University Avenue East (University Downs Plaza)

519-579-9494

MILTON

1030 Kennedy Circle (Kennedy Circle & Louis St.Laurent Ave.)

905-864-9738

WATERLOO

450 Columbia Street West (Laurelwoods Shopping Centre)

519-725-4343

MISSISSAUGA

224 Lakeshore Road West (Lakeshore & Mississauga Road S)

905-278-4112

WHITBY

910 Dundas Street West (Highway 2 & McQuay)

905-493-6474

MISSISSAUGA

1170 Burnhamthorpe Road W. (Creditview & Burnhamthorpe W.)

905-501-0411

WOODSTOCK

385 Springbank Avenue (Springbank & Devonshire)

519-539-0111

MISSISSAUGA

6590 Meadowvale Town Centre Circ. (Meadowvale Town Centre)

905-819-9255

WOODBRIDGE

7887 Weston Road (Weston Road & Highway 7)

905-851-4297

MISSISSAUGA

2901 Eglinton Avenue West (Eglinton & Winston Churchill)

905-369-0577

MISSISSAUGA

1525 Bristol Road West (Creditview and Bristol Road West)

905-816-0330

MISSISSAUGA

1865 Lakeshore Road West (Clarkson Village)

905-822-1617

NOVA SCOTIA

NEWMARKET

130 Davis Drive (Yonge & Davis Drive)

905-898-7910

BEDFORD

30 Damascus Street (Bedford Commons)

902-835-2250

NEWMARKET

17730 Leslie Street (Leslie & Davis Drive)

905-853-9550

DARTMOUTH

100 Main Street - Westphal Plaza (Main Street & Gordon Avenue)

902-434-8361

NIAGARA FALLS

3643 Portage Road (Portage Road & Thorold Stone Road)

905-356-3555

HALIFAX

209 Chain Lake Drive (Chain Lake Road & Washmill Lake)

902-876-0894

NORTH BAY

34 Champlain Street (Algonquin & Highway 17/11)

705-472-3331

NEW GLASGOW

91 Lawrence Boulevard - Albion Park Plaza (Lawrence Blvd.)

902-755-5609

NORTH YORK

280 Sheppard Avenue East (Sheppard & Willowdale)

416-222-8253

NEW MINAS

8934 Commercial Street (New Minas Plaza)

902-681-0757

OAKVILLE

1011 Upper Middle Road (Upper Middle Road & Eighth Line)

905-339-1503

SYDNEY

20 Sydney Port Access Road (Grand Lake Crossings)

902-567-5457

ORANGEVILLE

47 Broadway (Broadway & Highway 10)

519-942-8187

TRURO

68 Robie Street (Fundy Trail Mall)

902-895-4646

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9 Champlain Street (Champlain Street & Wheeler Boulevard)

506-854-8316

FREDERICTON

1111 Regent Street (Regent Street & Priestman)

506-455-1133

FREDERICTON

102 Main Street (Nashawaaksis Plaza)

506-472-3407

MONCTON

1049 Mountain Road (Mountain Road & Mapleton Road)

506-859-8595

SAINT JOHN

80 McAllister Drive

506-652-2622

SAINT JOHN

600 Fairville Boulevard

506-653-8661

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CHARLOTTETOWN

405 University Avenue (University Avenue & Kirkwood Drive)

902-368-1326

SUMMERSIDE

454 Granville Street (Granville Street Plaza)

902-724-1326

AIRDRIE

400 Main Street North (Main Street Centre)

403-945-3663

AIRDRIE

1800 Market Street Southeast (Kingsview Market Square Plaza)

403-980-8816

CALGARY

8561 8A Avenue Southwest (West 85th)

403-240-1443

CALGARY

761 Northmount Drive Northwest (Northmount Dr. & 14th St.)

403-457-1914

CALGARY

5149 Country Hills Boulevard Northwest (Country Hills Village)

403-454-7387

CALGARY

2101 - 33 Avenue Southwest (Marda Loop Shopping Plaza)

403-452-7297

CALGARY

285 Shawville Boulevard S.E (Shawnessy Shopping Centre)

587-353-9373

CAMROSE

5706 48th Avenue (48th Avenue & 56 Street)

780-608-2024

COCHRANE

320 1st West (1st Street & 3 Avenue)

403-932-3132

DRAYTON VALLEY

4930 55th Avenue

780-514-3752

EDMONTON

6655 178th Street (Callingwood)

780-481-3347

EDMONTON

276 Manning Crossing

780-457-3647

EDMONTON

10103 117 Street Northwest (Jasper Ave)

780-454-0808

EDMONTON

2027A 111 Street Northwest (23rd Avenue & 111 Street)

780-705-8868

GRANDE PRAIRIE

10530 117 Avenue (Royal Oaks Plaza)

780-357-2100

LEDUC

5103 50th Avenue

780-980-8711

RED DEER

3701 50 Avenue (Canyon Plaza Mall)

403-309-3232

RED DEER-NORTH

6320 50 Avenue (Village Mall)

403-352-7797

SHERWOOD PARK

993 Fir Street (Village Market Shopping Centre)

587-269-0220

ST. ALBERT

1 Hebert Road (Hebert Road & Highway 2)

780-458-7775

SYLVAN LAKE

40 Hewlett Park Landing

403-887-2024

WETASKIWIN

4523 - 56 Street (Auto Mile)

780-361-2024

WHITECOURT

4331 - 52 Avenue (Whitecourt Power Centre)

780-778-5470

ALBERTA

MANITOBA WINNIPEG

1220 St. Mary’s Road (Shoppes of St.Vital at Avalon Road)

204-414-7387

WINNIPEG

1855 Grant Avenue (Kenaston Village Mall)

204-416-7100

BRITISH COLUMBIA KELOWNA

2339 Highway 97 North (Dillworth Shopping Centre)

250-861-3663

QUEBEC BOUCHERVILLE

450 Boulevard de Mortagne

450-906-3494

BROSSARD

8200 Blvd. Taschereau

450 812-2562

GATINEAU

1160 Blvd. St-Joseph (Faubourg du Vieux Port)

819-205-0200

GATINEAU

203 Chemin d’Aylmer

819-557-4868

GATINEAU

460 Boul. Greber

819-205-2900

ILE PERROT

475 Grand Boulevard (Don Quichotte Plaza)

514-453-4000

*MASCOUCHE

1100 Montee Masson Local 11

450-918-7170

MONTREAL

5326 Chemin Queen Mary (Decarie Blvd. & Coolbrook St.)

514 482-0100

MONTREAL

10410 Lajeunesse

514-507-8131

MONTREAL

4528 St. Laurent Boulevard

514-285-0500

PIERREFONDS

14905 Boulevard Pierrefonds (Boul. Pierrefonds & Rue St. Pierre)

514-696-0111

POINTE CLAIRE

245F St. Jean Boulevard (St. Jean Boul. & Donegani Ave)

514-694-2152

QUEBEC

965 Rue Nordique (Beauport Plaza)

418-914-4266

ST EUSTACHE

136 25th Avenue (Centre 25ième)

450-974-2777

STE-ROSE

683 Boul. Cure-Labelle

450-963-2153

***VAUDREUIL-DORION

3232 Harwood Blvd.

450-455-0262

VAUDREUIL-DORION

585 St. Charles Avenue (Centre Dachat Vaudreuil)

450-424-4545

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