Friday , 21 July 2017

Barking in the wind (blog)

I Had To Say Goodbye Today

     I had to say goodbye today I held you to my heart Through tears we begged to save you It’s not our time to part. ___   I had to say goodbye today But I wanted you to stay Let’s have another summer Please, have just one more day ___   I had to say goodbye today It …

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Yappy Howl’oween! – Terry Price Kimmel

  Yappy Howl’oween! – Terry Price Kimmel Copper Playing doggie dress up on a daily basis is not my thing. I have no interest in pretending my 10 lb Schnauzer, Mouse, is the little girl I always wanted. However, I do enjoy seeing pets decked out in Halloween garb and even Mouse must grin and bear a bee costume annually. I …

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A Letter to my Foster Dad

                A Letter to my Foster Dad Cher Papa Yves, Before you I lived cold and lonely on a chain next to my brother for several  years, becoming old and more frightened as each one passed. I became “useless” , I had sores that did not heal and aches in my bones. But …

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Is this the face of the Most Thankful Dog in Montreal?

        I think so. Meet Black. Yeah I know. What kind of name is that for a brown collie mix? Black is part of the seizure that took place on June 10th by the Montreal SPCA in the Lanaudiere region. Badly neglected, we are not certain if he was chained outside all his life or locked inside the …

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Where the heck have I been ?

            I have literally checked out of Hotel MDB for several months and my Sunday morning guilt is overwhelming. I’m certain most of you did not realize I had even left but I am happy to say that at least for today, the writer side of my brain has become active again.   Where have I been? …

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Still Looking for Love

As you all know if you follow my blogs we are just finishing up our last seizure which began last September at the SPCA Annexe. Some had a home for the holidays and many more found their way out of the shelter in January. Surprisingly we still have 6 little souls looking for a place to call home. Each one …

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Paw It Forward 2013

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” and help 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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Miracle on Mountain Sights Street

                  For 100 plus little souls and a mountain of volunteers and staff Christmas came early this year. Over the past week  dogs that finally found compassion and comfort in our arms over the past 3 months were liberated. What does that mean to them? No more babies being born, no longer …

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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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For The First Time In Their Lives

Sept 3, 2013 Little faces with little frightened eyes. Someday I will give more details but today I cannot. But what I can say is what we always suspected to be true, in fact is. Nothing is more forgiving than a dog. After a life of hell a cuddle is bliss. With your offspring being the only company you have …

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