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Collingwood Theater (formerly the Raja) is the best place to catch a flick on the East Side of Vancouver! It is a place to remember for first dates and date nights. For friendships old or new. For exploring strange worlds and the world within. For shared experiences and for families. We believe in the Community and want to create a sense of place and belonging. Somewhere for people to gather and engage. It’s because of these beliefs that there could only be one name for our new home. We are proud to become part of one of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhoods.
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How to teach my dog to bring back a frisbee?

How to teach my dog to bring back a frisbee?

Every time you learn something new about your dog, it is an opportunity to spend time with him, to play with him. It will take more or less time for him to understand what you expect of him, so be patient but firm.

Throwing a ball or a stick for the dog to bring is one of the most popular games. Here we should ask can dogs learn how to fetch a frisbee?

The answer is YES. You  could teach him the instructions in three steps

dogs playing


At first, you must choose the object to report. If you throw a bone, your dog will certainly not want to come back to you. Take an object that pleases your dog, an object that he knows and with which he likes to have fun.

A ball, a frisbee or a simple stick may be appropriate. Do not take anything too big or too heavy that your dog will have trouble carrying in his mouth.


Once the object is selected, you must associate the report with an order.  It can be “report” or “go”.
Most often, when you throw the ball or toy, your pet will run after to get it. Perhaps he will come back by himself bringing back his toy.

In this case, praise him by the voice, by caresses or a treat and repeat this operation
If your dog does not return to you with the object, go to him and make his return to your starting point with the object in his mouth.

You can give him a sweet only if he returns the object. After a few tries, he will understand what you expect of him and should get caught up in the game.


Your dog brings you the ball but does not want to let it go; he has to learn how to give it.

Stretch your hand to his mouth and say “give” in a firm tone. If he keeps the toy, take it gently from his mouth. Once you have it in your hand, praise him.


Repetition, patience, and firmness are the basis of learning.
Some dogs quickly take to the game and only think of bringing you the object in order to throw it to him. Others do not get excited about this type of games.

There are dog breeds or types of dogs that do this instinctively while others have to learn the relationship.
The important thing is that you spend good times with your dog, that he knows the orders “reports” and “gives”.

Do not force it, be patient and do not hesitate to repeat it as many times as necessary.

Do rather short but frequent sessions than a very long one that is likely to tire your dog.

What to know before keeping a Pet Wolf

What to know before keeping a Pet Wolf

The question many people have concerning wolves are….. can you keep a wolf as a pet? By nature, wolves are hunters who hunt in groups called packs. making it impossible to provide captive wolves with an acceptable re-creation of the wild.

Wolves need a lot of, freedom to roam wide distances, hunt live prey, etc. captive wolves exhibit signs of psychological distress.

Keeping a wolf as a pet is illegal and considered animal cruelty more so, They are not safe to have around kids and the elderly they do not possess the loyalty instincts of dogs.

You may have seen romanticized stories about wolves as pets but the hard truth is that wolves are designed to be the wild animal and seldom make good pets because they do not really share behavioral similarities with dogs. Unlike dogs which can be trained and domesticated, wolves always retain their wild instincts and are not obedient and loyal like dogs.

They mostly do what they want when they want irrespective of their owner commands. Naturally, wolves avoid all human contact, therefore, it takes a lot of time and consistent communication to make a wolf comfortable around you. This feat may be achieved if a wolf is adopted and fostered soon after birth.

Because wolf diet consists mostly of meat, they are very expensive to keep in captivity. If kept at home, cheap meals and supplements would make them sick and lethargic. Wolves are highly destructive and yearn to go back into the wild where they naturally belong and since they hate being kept in captivity.

They can jump, climb, or dig out just about any enclosure they consistently try to escape. They are not safe to have around kids and the elderly they do not possess the loyalty instincts of dogs.

Although wolves are cute and mystical animals, having one as a pet is risky and time-consuming especially when it comes to domesticating them.

Tips for feeding goldfish

Tips for feeding goldfish

fishy friendTo ensure your goldfish is healthy and disease free, proper feeding should be done. Many goldfish owners often make some mistakes of feeding the fish with wrong types of food.

Likewise, some beginners usually have trouble satisfying the diets of their fish. Since goldfish are omnivores, it is important to be careful when choosing the food in the market.

The following are some tips for feeding goldfish;

Learn the type of foods to feed your goldfish

Goldfish have a large appetite for food. Feeding the fish with proper diet will increase the fish life expectancy. In addition, it boosts the immune system. The goldfish is a heavy feeder hence it should eat regularly in order to satisfy the body’s need for nutrients.

Before you purchase any kind of food, one should analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each type of food. Since the diet should contain different kinds of food, it’s important to read the ingredients before you buy because some foods have fewer nutrients than others.

Therefore, dry foods, live foods, fruits, and vegetables should be incorporated into the diet.


Frequency of feeding

The fish should be fed at least once a day. Any excess food can result to overfeeding. However, depending on its size, you can opt to feed it twice a day. These foods need to be prepared well before the actual feeding is done.

The best way to measure the quantity of food required is to buy a best automatic fish feeder that will do it for you.

It is important to note that overfeeding him could lead to death because a lot of food could rapture their small stomachs. In addition, some gas could also be trapped in its bladder.

Be observant when feeding them

It is necessary to pay close attention to the goldfish. This helps the owner to observe
it’s behavior. It is recommended that any remaining food that is floating on water should be removed.

Likewise, in case the owner notes some abnormal behavior he or she should call the veterinarian

Once you follow the above tips for feeding goldfish, you will give it a long and a healthy life.

Old Dog Movies

Old Dog Movies

Dogs are an essential part of any household and they are often featured in many different films.  A few of our favorite films are Benji the hunted, Cujo, and turner and hooch.  These are old classic films and are a must-see for anyone.

Benji the Hunted

Benji the dog disappears at sea during a storm. The hour’s pass and the hope of finding him alive diminishes. Only his master, Frank Inn, still hopes for a miracle … but Benji has indeed survived. He lands on a desert shore and begins to explore his new world.

In a clearing, he soon spots a female cougar. Suddenly, a gunshot sounds and strikes the cougar. Benji and flees into the forest.

There he discovers four hungry cougars and shivering babies and decides to rescue them.



kujoCujo, a very big but very nice St. Bernard, is bitten by a rabid bat. Being sick, he kills his master Jo Camber, who is a mechanic and also kills his neighbor. Not far away, the Trenton family also has problems: Tadd is afraid of the monster in her closet, while Vic Trenton discovers that his wife has a lover.

He is absent on business and leaves Donna to bring the car in for repairs. Donna goes there with her son and the car breaks down in the middle of the hotel courtyard when Cujo appears. The dog attacks the car and terrorizes its occupants.

It is important if a dog shows any sign of aggression to lock it up before it hurts anyone.  Since Cujo is such a big dog he would need an enclosure like the Diamond Deluxe aluminum dog box.

Turner and Hooch

Scott Turner policeman is a police officer. His professional and private life is strict and organized. One day he learns that Amos Reed, an old hermit, has been killed by a gang of drug traffickers. Turner decides to avenge his death and adopts Hooch, the dog of Amos.

Hooch was quick to disobey the officer’s orders and begins ransacking his apartment. Thank you without a fight begins between man and beast, and of course, Hooch will conquer this new master.


Classic Old Movies

Classic Old Movies

Welcome to our site.  Here are a few of our favorite movies that have come out over the years.  In particular the best old ones.

Forrest Gump

Covers decades of American history, from the 1940s to the late twentieth century through the eyes and the strange odyssey of a simple and pure man, Forrest Gump.  A cant miss.

Schindler’s List

Over  years of war Oskar Schindler, an Austrian industrial worker returned to Krakow in 1939 with German troops. He would, throughout the war, protect the Jews by having them work in his factory.

Fight Club

The narrator, lives alone, works alone, sleeps alone, like many others only people who know a life of moral and sexual misery. That is why he becomes a member of Fight Club, a secret place headed by Tyler Durden, an anarchist guru and philosopher.

The Lion King

The long struggle of the young lion Simba to access his rank as king of beasts, after the treacherous Scar, his uncle killed his father and took his place at the throne.

American History X

Derek wants to avenge the death of his father, killed by a black drug dealers wife, and he has racist theories about a small group of far-right activists. These theories will lead him to commit a double murder.