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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Owner dies, leaving 16 year old dog to find new home

JULY 1 UPDATE: Baby has been taken into a home with another dog, where he can live out his retirement years. Thank you Barbara Brownstein! This story was translated using Google Translate (with some editing liberties for flow), from the SPCA Laurentides Facebook Page.  You often hear stories of abandoned animals for various reasons. However, the story of Baby is …

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Montreal family struggles to get their pet to Africa

MDB was contacted by Cheryl Walker, concerning her Great Dane, Nelson. Cheryl, her husband and their 4 children are soon moving to the Republic of Congo, where Cheryl will work as a volunteer in her humanitarian project to help orphans.  Naturally, they want Nelson to go with them.  After all, he’s family. In looking into how to get Nelson to Africa, …

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Ask A Vet: Can I give my dog Aleve?

Q: Is Aleve (Naproxen) dangerous for dogs? A: When a dog is experiencing pain, worried owners are usually very eager to give medication to ease that pain, but giving human medications can compound the problems. Of all the over the counter medicines for pain available, aspirin is usually the safest to give. With regards to arthritis, aspirin is sometimes used for dogs, but …

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The Montreal SPCA launches a campaign against no-pet clauses in residential leases‏

Keeping Families Together: The Montreal SPCA launches a campaign against no-pet clauses in residential leases   June 27th, 2012 – Every summer, around moving day, thousands of Quebec residents are forced to make the gut-wrenching decision to part with a beloved pet, which they consider a member of their family, in order to secure affordable rental housing. Currently, the law …

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WIN! DNA YOUR dog!

Of course we love our dogs just the way they are…but have you ever been curious about your dog’s genetic make-up?  DNA My Dog  DNA My Dog has a test that will tell you every breed in your dog through your dog’s own unique DNA.One simple cheek swab and you will have a breakdown, by percentage, of every breed in your dog. Results include a beautiful certificate, …

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CANADA DAY FESTIVITIES + CANADA DAY PARADE‏

Rosie Animal Adoption will be celebrating Canada Day with an Adoption Clinic and a dog parade! When: July 1, 2012 Time: 2pm -5pm Where: Bourgeau Park 7 Ste-Anne,Pointe-Claire, Qc. H9R 2A8 Followed by a PARADE Meet 5:30 PM Bowling Green St., (East of Cartier St.)  Parade starts at 6 PM  Everyone is welcome.  Guardians and all dogs – not just …

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Adoption Clinic & Nail Clipping Event

Adoption Clinic & Nail Clipping Event Come out and support Rosie Animal Adoption! When: July 14th, 2012 Time: 11 AM – 1 pm Where: Adorable Animals 14033 Gouin Blvd O, Pierrefonds H8Z 1X9 ADOPT A ROSIE DOG on July 14th AND GET A FREE APPOINTMENT for GROOMING!

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Double up-Water is important to you and to your doggie!

It’s mighty HOT out there.  Yesterday, on my Facebook page, Nutrition-InCheck,  I dedicated my post to the consumption of water and why it is so important.  I know we hear it all of the time, but I think recently, it has really hit me just how important it is..not only for the humans in the house-hold but for our Fur-babies …

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Staying Safe in the Sun

We’ve had a significant stretch of over 30 degree days in Montreal and with that, comes the reminder that if it’s too hot for you – it’s too hot for your pet. If you see a dog locked inside a parked, hot car – you can call the SPCA immediately: 514-735-2711 extension 0. Montreal Dog Blog has made these car cling …

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June Bug

Have you experienced this?  While taking the pooch for a walk or sipping a cola on the patio, a mosquito whines in your ear, the dog chases a fly and an army of bugs generally invades your personal space?  Well, while going out to relax on my terrace with my two cats, an impenetrable cloud of shad flies and the …

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