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Monthly Archives: January 2013

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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Montreal Celebrities And Their Pets – Orla Johannes

                      Orla Johannes , Montreal Radio & TV Personality We love her sexy voice and sweet spirit. Learn how she over came her fear of dogs …..and meet Lulu !! Where were you born and how long have you lived here? I was born in Rainham, Kent in the South of England… …

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New Year and Your Dog

Some tips to start 2013 on the right paw: Walk your dog. Don’t stay in. With the exception of toy breeds (Which are toys, as stated), they like walks, get off your rear end and get outside. Treat your dog to a professional grooming. Get the dead hair off, and it will also reduce shedding! Up the quality of food …

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Update on Angel: New video and Reward information

A new YouTube video of Angel is up and ready to be shared all over social media outlets. This little angel has a new pair of wheels and she loves them! At the moment Special Ones Cat Rescue is now offering  a reward for any information about those that abused Angel.  Supporters of the rescue have collected 500$ for information …

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Ask A Vet: My dog is shedding a lot!

Q:  I adopted a 3 year old lab-shepherd mix a few months ago. Up until a month ago, she didn’t shed at all. But then for the last month she is dropping fur like there’s no tomorrow! Lots and LOTS of fur! I know that coats change seasonally, but how long should the shed last? She doesn’t seem to be …

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Oh, Sammy Boy!

Oh, Sammy Boy!   Sammy isn’t your typical happy go lucky black cat.  He’s more than that. His bowlegged hind legs give him the best cat strut I’ve ever seen, and the little bend at the tip of his tail add to his cool and mysterious demeanor.  Every human and animal that knows Sammy wants to be his best friend.  …

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Canada’s First National Cupcake Day to sweeten the lives of animals in need

  According to a press release given out by Petsecure, Humane societies and SCPAs across Canada will receive a much-needed financial boost on February 25, 2013 from an unlikely means: cupcakes. Petsecure pet health insurance is proud to join The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of …

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WIN! Online shopping with Pet Bling!

CONGRATULATIONS to Aaron Burnett and Janet Siery – winners of this contest! Until the end of this week (week of Jan 14), MDB readers will recieve 15% off their online purchases at Petbling.ca by entering the code: MDB 215 PetBling.ca is a 100% Canadian company based out of Newmarket, Ontario! The whole idea for PetBling.ca started when owners Mike and Yvonne tried …

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Warning issued for pet owners: Trapping accidents on the rise

The animal advocacy group, Fur-Bearer Defenders, informs that the trapping of companion animals has been on the raise. According to the organization, the recent death of two family pets in the central Okanagan region of British Columbia is prompting them to issue a warning to pet owners to be extra vigilant while out with their companions. The Vancouver-based Association for …

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