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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quebec holds status of being one of best provinces for an animal abuser

The province of Quebec holds the status of being one of the best provinces for an animal abuser. The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) recently released the 2013 Canadian Animal Protection Laws Rankings. According to ALDF, since the publishing of the rankings in 2008, many of the provinces and the territories have shown improvement when it comes to animal laws. …

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Sentence imposed for criminal acts against a cat

    Montreal, July 31, 2013 – The Montreal’s SPCA informs on the guilty verdict given to Christian Roy . In 2012,he was charged under the Canadian Criminal Code with: “voluntarily causing an animal pain, suffering, injury unnecessary.”On Jul 19 2013, Mr. Roy was found guilty and sentenced to a $1,000 fine. He cannot  own any animal, having custody or …

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Product Review: Aikiou Interactive Pet Feeders

Montreal Dog Blog readers! Hey! How are ya? What’s up? So, I have a question: who likes to eat? Personally, I enjoy it very much. So much that I do it several times a day. I’m lucky because I get to decide what I eat and how I eat it but our dogs and cats aren’t so lucky. Most of …

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Kira: The Cat Who Wants to be a Dog!

  Kira’s Story Kira was only a week old when she was rescued with her mother and four siblings in January 2012.We knew there was something special about her from the very beginning. She was the most charismatic little kitten, and much more active than the rest of her littermates. She loved being the center of attention from a very …

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ASPCA celebrates No Pet Store Puppies Day with viral video campaign

On July 21, the ASPCA will celebrate national No Pet Store Puppies Day. This is the third year in which the ASPCA promotes a campaign that is meant to educate the public about the connection between pet stores and puppy mills. This year, the ASPCA will promote the campaign with a video called “Meet Molly.”In the video, people get to meet a little girl named Molly and her dog Joe. Molley explains how puppy mills are cruel and why people should avoid pet stores that sell puppies. According to a press release given by the ASPCA, the goal of the video is to leverage the power of Internet virality and educate millions about the link between pet stores and puppy mills.“The ASPCA commissioned a national study conducted by Lake Research Partners which found that 78 percent of consumers are unaware that most pet stores puppies come from puppy mills.” -ASPCAIn order to educate and inform people about the reality of the puppy mill industry, the ASPCA encourages people to do the following:Share the “Meet Molly” video across their social networks, thus educating people that shopping in pet stores that sell puppies supports puppy mill cruelty. Take the Pledge not to shop for anything –including pet food, toys, etc – at pet stores stores or on websites that sell puppies. Check out the newly launched consumer tool that allows consumers to see photos taken inside U.S. Department of Agriculture licensed commercial dog breeding facilities that sell puppies to pet stores around the country Join the ASPCA Puppy Mills Awareness Twitter chat with the hashtag #ASPCAchat, which will be taking place on Tuesday, July 23rd from 1pm-2pm EST.

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Two abandoned kittens & low cost spay/neuter

It was the end of 2012 and while walking my pups, we heard baby meowing from a bush, a small black cat was alone crying. My friend and I looked all over the place to see if more kittens could be found or if mamma cat was close by. It was obvious that the little cat was abandoned because he …

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A very different kind of day at the supermarket

My Friday trip to the supermarket ended up in not buying any of my fruit and veggies. Instead, I ended up joining the effort of the staff of Euro Marche Bellerose in saving a life. When my husband and I walked in the store we see a little pup sitting in a shopping cart. He was not barking and not …

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Courtesy Listing: A home for a puggle

Montreal Dog Blog received the following email with information about a little guy that is in need of a home. Please contact Sharon for any other details. Her email is:  speedy-sharon@hotmail.com  PUGGLE – Beagle/Pug MALE 4 YEARS OLD sterilized Seasonal allergies & allergic to poultry Anal glands issues (need to be regularly expressed) – no barking (rare occasions when he …

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Dog Parking in Montreal

By: Liliana Danel I started blogging for Montreal Dog Blog in late 2010. One of my first postings was about the lack of empathy of certain people that are lucky enough to have a dog in their life. On that first blog, I talked about people leaving their animals tied up to poles outside the Jean Talon Market. Not many …

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