Monday , 29 May 2017

In a Humane Society (blog)

This Easter, remember: bunnies are for loving, not testing!

Nearly half a million animals are used in countries around the world for cosmetic animal testing every year, and Canada is one of them. With compassionate Canadians by our side, we’ve been able to make tons of progress. More than 110,000 Canadians have joined the campaign by signing our petition, while 8 out of 10 Canadians support a national ban …

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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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Dakota, rescued from a Korean dog meat farm, needs your help

The holidays are fast approaching and in addition to this being a time of preparations for family reunions and celebrations, it is also the time of year that charities and nonprofit organizations fundraise heavily to help advance their causes. This is, after all, a time for sharing and giving. Your generosity is probably sought everywhere (good causes are not lacking …

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How to have a cruelty-free Christmas

With the first snowfall of the year comes the rush of Christmas cheer. And as winter takes hold, we seek out seasonally-appropriate comforts, like a hot cup of cocoa, or the scent of a freshly-cut Christmas tree as dogs sleep by the fire. The holidays are also a time of anxiety for some – namely, what gifts to get for …

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#BeCrueltyFree Canada’s #DayofAction is Here!

At this very moment in laboratories across the country, animals are suffering through painful toxicity tests for chemicals that could very well wind up in the cosmetics you or I use every day. Terrified rabbits, mice, rats and guinea pigs routinely have chemical substances forced down their throat, dripped into their eyes, or smeared onto their skin, then left to …

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MDB’s 5th Annual Paw It Forward: $4000 for Animal Rescues!

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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The Commercial Dog Meat Trade Is Real, and It Has To Be Stopped

Supporting and fighting for animal welfare can be upsetting. When you love animals, it is all the more disturbing when confronted by images or footage that depict cruelty, neglect, and suffering at the hands of humans. This can certainly be applied to companion animals, like cats and dogs. That’s not to say cats and dogs are more important than any …

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