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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Montreal Celebrities And Their Pets – Mike Boone

      Mike Boone Even those of us who are not sports fans know Mike Boone from his column at the Montreal Gazette. What you didn’t know is that he is a huge dog lover and has just adopted Henry from the SPCA Annexe! Henry is one lucky dog as Mike has retired from the Gazette and is a …

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Have you signed this petition?

  The Companion Animal Adoption Centres of Québec (caacQ) informs that they are determined to change the system that kills animals in order to control animal population, a system that for too long is being lauded as the only method by city officials and government. The caacQ  is known for always  seeking the best practices in regards to animal welfare. …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: I’ve Got The Munchies

MDB is thrilled to welcome Dr. Amanda Glew to our team of bloggers! She’ll be helping answer your medical questions with Dr. Lissa in our “Ask A Vet” section as well as contributing personal pieces from her own experiences in practice.  We love this first contribution and know you will too…. by MDB blogger and veterinarian Dr. Amanda Glew  It …

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New campaign for an ethical animal service center in the Laurentians region

  St-Sauveur – For an Ethical Animal Service in the Laurentians is a team of people who have faith in upstream improvements of the actual situation of animal control service in the Laurentians area.  According to the members, after the revelations made in April 2011 on the Berger Blanc’s unethical practices, many citizens of the province of Quebec, have acknowledged …

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From A Vet’s Point of View: Shelter Medicine

by MDB Blogger and veterinarian, Dr. Christina Nosotti  Volunteering in shelters is what sparked my passion to pursue my dream of becoming a vet. For as long as I can remember, I have loved animals. As a child, I used to visit the local SPCA and would just long to bring them all home. In my late teens, I started …

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Product Review: Drypet Towel

(Got a product for us to review? Contact: reviews@montrealdogblog.com) Hey! What up, dogs? (get it? I’m trying to be funny.) How is everyone? Hope everyone’s doin’ good and stayin’ dry. I’m super annoyed with the dampness, cold and fly-by-night rain showers. YEA! So it’s been a few posts, we’re gettin’ to know each other and I thought it’d be neat …

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Ask A Trainer: (not so) Lucky in Love!

(cover photo: “Kissy Face”  is copyright (c) 2009 Beverly & Pack, and made available under a Creative Commons Attribution) I am extremely worried about my dog Lucky. He is two and a half years old. Since this female dog keeps coming to the backyard, he’s been acting odd…he doesn’t listen when I tell him to come inside he sort of looks then acts …

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Reader Piece: A Daschund in Diapers?

We are so happy to introduce Margaret Blackman to our MDB readers!  We met Margaret and her special needs dogs, Heidi and Arthur at the recent Beaconsfield Pet Fair.  Margaret has a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to disabled pets and we’re thrilled to welcome her onboard, to share her stories with you!  About Margaret Blackman: Mild …

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