Tuesday , 12 December 2017

reader piece

Guest Post: One Dog’s Journey from Kibble to Raw, Chapter 2

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, 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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Guarding against lost pets

Hi Montreal Dog Blog readers!  Hope you’ve had a wonderful summer! Baby Jasmine Rose is doing so well! I love being a human baby mom! During my time off, I have spent a lot of days out and about, walking in the streets, going to parks, for ice cream, etc – and I have seen many people walking dogs off …

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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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How much attention do cats really need?

cat lovers, cats need attention, lots of love, the furry, no more independent

When did we start believing and accepting that cats are able to stay home ALONE for days at a time? 3, 4 days even 5 days alone. Fill 5 bowls of food, 5 bowls of water and 2 litter boxes out for them to fend for themselves on this great adventure!!! Its true, cats are more independent than dogs. They …

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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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Reader Piece: An Animal Health Tech’s Take on Declawing

Evolving Medicine – by Andrea Bates, certified A.H.T., Sherwood Park Animal Hospital  Medicine, whether human or veterinary, is an ever-evolving science. We certainly know more today than we did just 50 years ago, and we’ll certainly know even more in another 50 years! Does that mean that the way medicine was practiced back then is anything to be ashamed of? Of …

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Reader Piece: Arthur the Treasure

About Margaret Blackman:  Mild mannered accountant by day and “Crazy Dog Lady” by night, pets have been part of Margaret’s life from a very early age and she has been heavily involved in rescue for the last 10 years as a foster home and emergency responder.  She currently shares her home with 5 teckels (dachshunds) plus a varying number of …

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Reader Piece: When We Go To The Dogs, The Dogs Get Going

  You may not know Sarah Dyer. But it’s likely you are familiar with her company – Chucklehounds! Chucklehounds designs amazing collections of unique and whimsical doggie bowties and collars! In the past, Sarah has graciously offered up fantastic prizes for MDB giveaways and events supporting animal rescue in Montreal.   Now, we are proud to share this piece she wrote about …

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Reader Piece: My kind of hero

 We’d like to thank Suzannah J Vanson for sending along this reader piece. And for her generous and loving heart.  Our condolences.      Lillie, My Kind of Hero  Suzannah J. Vanson  It seems like we spend much time talking about heroes. Sports heroes, action heroes, movie and music idols. To me, none of them really quite passed the test.  …

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A dying man’s wish for his dog

The following is a reader piece from friend of MDB, Carole Dandurand, who was involved in quite a heartwarming endeavor the past few days.  It is also a reminder to always have a plan for our pets, should the unexpected arise.  Read on:  Dying man’s wish for his beloved dog fulfilled via good friends and FB Over this past weekend …

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