Sunday , 20 August 2017

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Guest Post: One Dog’s Journey from Kibble to Raw

How I Improved my Dog’s Nutrition, One Dog’s Journey from Kibble to Raw – Guest Post by Orly Leitner  DISCLAIMER: This is our personal story of which I am happy to share with you. Everything I keep learning is from hours and hours of research, experimentation and of course, common sense. These instalments will provide you with insight into the …

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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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Special Contributor, Dr. James Rassi: Will Quebec ban declawing?

Special to Montreal Dog Blog – Dr. James Rassi  There’s a renewed sense of optimism throughout the veterinary profession in Quebec that our treatment of animals is on track to finally get in line with other veterinary circles around the world. The keyword being just that: optimism. Whenever I’ve asked anyone: veterinary medicine professionals, client, friends, family; the outright census was …

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Pete Thorne brings The Old Faithful Photo Project to Montreal

Photographer Pete Thorne is coming to Montreal to capture the beauty of our Senior Dogs. He calls it The Old Faithful Photo Project. He appreciates capturing the lumps and bumps, grey hair, chipped and missing teeth of our faithful companions. On April 25 and possibly the 26th, Pete will be in Montreal to make the wish of many Human Companions …

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Nat Lauzon: A Visit to Fauna Foundation

Nat here!   In 2011, I was surprised to learn from one of MDB’s bloggers,  Shelly, that there was an amazing chimpanzee sanctuary here in Montreal (with Jane Goodall as a personal friend to the place, you KNOW it has to be amazing).   We were permitted a private tour with Founder/Director Gloria Grow. This past November,  I had to chance to visit …

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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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Montreal SPCA helps street kids on Quebec Spay/Neuter Day

Montreal, February 21, 2013 – According to the Montreal’s SPCA, on Tuesday, February 26, they will participate on Québec Spay/Neuter Day. This event is being organized by the Veterinary Association of Quebec. The purpose is to raise awareness and encourage people to sterilize companion animals. Montreal’s SPCA will be hosting a free spay/neuter clinic for the dogs and cats of …

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125 adoptable cats at the SPCA Valleyfield

Before the holidays, you may have seen the push for cat adoptions out of the SPCA Valleyfield.  With the hustle and bustle of the holidays at a close – now is an ideal, stress-free time to bring a feline into the fold. There are still about 125 cats to adopt out before January 31st.  The SPCA Valleyfield are currently waiving …

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CFHS releases report on cat overpopulation

 Thank you to our friends at AAM for passing this along! Very interesting information about the cat overpopulation problem – not just here in Montreal but across the nation. Please, adopt or foster a cat if you can.  Courtesy, the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies: We are pleased to let you know that the CFHS has launched Cats in Canada: a comprehensive report on …

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Win $5000 for your Animal Rescue!

Could your animal rescue use some cash? We think people in animal rescue are truly unsung heroes.  You work hard, get dirty, endure sleepless nights, shed countless tears and often care for animals on your own dime.  We know the reward is worth it – but we also know that sometimes it can feel thankless, lonely and overwhelming.  That’s why …

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