Wednesday , 17 January 2018

take action (form letter)

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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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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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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SPCA FORM LETTER: Against the City of Montreal Proposed By-law

As many of us are all too aware, Montreal has once again made international headlines for it’s poorly delegated and ill-applied animal protection laws. In the case of Wicca the pitbull, her euthanasia order was up to the sole discretion of one civil servant.  Despite widespread public outcry,  the court refused to consider evidence such as a professional assessment of …

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Paw It Forward!

PAW IT FORWARD! Now, this makes our tails wag! Through the support of our generous friends and advertisers this year, the dedication of our bloggers and YOU for reading –  Montreal Dog Blog is able to earmark a cool $1000 for charity!  What a team effort! Especially because now, we get to “Paw It Forward”!  We decided to spread the …

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Campaigns WORK.

How do we make sure places like puppy mills are abolished?  By being proactive.  By making your voice heard.  Today, we are thrilled to share some good news! This is a big step in protecting our companion animals in Quebec! Earlier this summer,  Quebecers were encouraged to participate in a letter-writing campaign to make changes to new proposed regulations regarding animal …

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Petition falls flat. But we don’t.

A while back, a provincial petition was being circulated to implement standards for shelters and pounds in Quebec. This petition was urging that shelters and pounds provide basics like:  veterinary care, taking measures to reunite lost animals with owners (FYI – 5 months after their damning expose, the Berger Blanc still has no lost/founds listed on their website) , mandatory …

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Dateline to send letters to MAPAQ extended!

  Nat Lauzon received an email that informed the following: To read the original posting done by MAPAQ click here De : “” <> À : Envoyé le : Mer 20 juillet 2011, 10h 07min 55s Objet : Projet de règlement     Madame; La présente vise à vous informer que la période de consultation au regard du projet de Règlement sur la …

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Fight the Berger Blanc in Montreal (Petitions/Protest info)

*SEE THE BERGER BLANC ARCHIVES FOR CONTINUING UPDATES* About the Berger Blanc and the undercover investigation: A recent piece from The Montreal Mirror: Pet Heaven’s Waiting Room – by Elisabeth Faure read our blogger Caroline Ross’ piece about  the feral dog colonies living near the Berger Blanc watch the video of the feral dogs living behind the Berger Blanc, courtesy of …

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