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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why are we still declawing cats in Canada?

When I speak with veterinary colleagues in Europe and Australia, I am simply embarrassed. I live in this wonderful country where we are often leading the way of research and innovation in animal health and welfare. And yet, we still declaw. Twenty-eight countries (and counting) have made declawing illegal and considered inhumane. Why is Canada so far behind?   I …

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Rosie’s Spring Fling Bazaar 2014

Please come and support rescue dogs in need. There will be something for everyone. March 29 2014 10 AM to 2:30 PM Christ Church Beaurepaire 455, Church St, Beaconsfield, QC Rosie information and adoption booth dog for adoption arrrive at 11 AM A spring-themed photo-booth for your dog Artisan delights. craft and bake goods 1 free raffle ticket and additional …

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A Tale of Two Kittens

This is a story of unbelievable teamwork in animal rescue and the amazing results we find when we all come together, working towards a common goal.

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Refuge pour chats de Verdun – March events

      On SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014 from 10 AM to 3 PMat Marcel-Giroux Center: 4501, Bannantyne VERDUN (Montreal, QC).   Join the event on Facebook! Adoptions also available on appointment.   MAP on Google Map   ● Check the Terms of adoption & the list of Cats awaiting adoption.

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Pasta for Pups Auction and Dinner fundraiser for Animatch

What: Pasta for Pups Auction and Dinner fundraiser for Animatch When: Friday, April 11th, 2014 Time: Auction preview at 5:45 p.m. – dinner at 7:00 p.m. (dinner and auction benefiting Animatch doggies)   Where: Karnak Hall, 3350 Sources Blvd., just north of Brunswick on the west side Cost: $15 per person ($10 for children 8 and younger) Reservations can be …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: Keeper’s Run

By: Dr. Amanda Glew With the Olympics just finishing, watching those fine young athletes at the top of their game  participate, made me so proud to be a Canadian. They sometimes won gold,  sometimes not, but their pride in our country was palpable from so many thousands of miles away.  It is the same when you represent your country in …

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Canada bans pig gestation crates

  March 6, 2014 – According to a press release by Humane Society International/Canada (HSI), the pork industry has adopted the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs. This new adopted practice calls for a ban on the confining of pregnant sows in gestation creates. The torturous crates limit animals from moving. The Code of Practice asks …

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Product Review: ORIJEN Whole Prey Freeze Dried Raw Servings

It’s still winter. And life’s still frozen over and in honour of that theme I’m going to review an awesome food that’s freeze dried. In my blog on the Furminator I mentioned my personal favourite pet supply store in ALL of Montreal, Little Bear. I love Little Bear. It’s a fantastic store with the most fantastic staff that are knowledgable …

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