Monday , 19 February 2018

Search Results for: BSL

MBD’s 7th Annual Paw It Forward Campaign: $4000 to Animal Rescues!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes it is, because this is the time of year for our Annual Paw It Forward Campaign, where through the generosity of our advertisers, we are able to donate our ad dollars back into the local rescue community. We are proud to announce that we are able to donate $4000 this year! …

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Help us fight dog discrimination with fashion!

Montreal is a progressive City. It has a beautiful, vibrant culture and myriad wonders that never fail to delight. So when you see dogs being maligned by discriminatory laws based on falsehoods and myths, it hurts. A lot. Breed-specific legislation (BSL) offers little – nay, nothing – in the way of logic and common sense. You may think to yourself: …

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Montreal’s Pit Bull Heartbreak: Dr. Lissa Altschuler

Montreal’s Pit bull Heartbreak  – by Dr. Lissa Altschuler  As a vet, I am happy to walk into an exam room and see a pit bull, wonderful members of the canine family. They are definitely not on my list of dogs that make me reach for a muzzle (In fact, I have never been bitten by a pit bull). So, what is the difference between the pit bulls we see in our veterinary practices and the dogs we read about in the newspaper? I think the …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: Breed Bans, Act Now

Breed Bans – by Dr. Amanda Glew “Can Copper come in today? We are doing a blood drive,” my technician asks the client. We like it when Copper comes in to give blood. He is big, he has huge veins, and with only a few bribes of biscuits, Copper hardly needs to be held when we poke his jugular to draw …

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I Speak Up For Pit Bulls!

I’m sure many of you are just as concerned about the impending BSL enactment in Montreal as we are here at the Montreal Dog Blog, and how we can fight it. Lori Nanan and the wonderful folks at Your Pit Bull And You have stepped in to help us, by creating this fundraiser specifically for us here in Montreal, to help …

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Projet Montreal responds about animal welfare on Twitter

By Liliana Danel After sending out a tweet asking Projet Montreal about what they are willing to do for animals, I got a quick and assertive response. They have it included in their agenda…but in my personal opinion there is nothing different than what we have right now. Empty promises with not much action. Here they are:   a ) …

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Colleen Ovenden- What’s all the yapping about ? Montreal animal lovers you need to know

The SPCA Annexe has recently developed an exciting and dynamic 10-month pilot project for teens, called the Youth Ambassador Program (YAP). It offers the opportunity for small groups of youths aged 12-17 to participate in a series of 6-week sessions and become actively involved with the Annexe through supervised interaction with designated animals and structured fundraising activities. The goal of this project is twofold: to teach youths empathy and compassion and …

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Paw It Forward 2012

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! MDB loves the holiday season because this is when our bloggers get to “Paw It Forward” – to rescues that mean a lot to us! Where The Money Comes From Our generous advertisers! The folks you see in the sidebar on the right hand side of this page – AND in the …

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