Wednesday , 22 February 2017

#BeCrueltyFree Canada’s #DayofAction is Here!

At this very moment in laboratories across the country, animals are suffering through painful toxicity tests for chemicals that could very well wind up in the cosmetics you or I use every day. Terrified rabbits, mice, rats and guinea pigs routinely have chemical substances forced down their throat, dripped into their eyes, or smeared onto their skin, then left to …

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Tinkerbelle, the Blind Cat – Dr. Amanda Glew

Tinkerbelle, the Blind Cat  – Dr. Amanda Glew  As a veterinarian, I have had the pleasure and privilege of vetting animals with many disabilities – the 3 legged labrador, the paraplegic daschund, and numerous vision impaired dogs and cats. However, there is a difference when dealing with an animal who goes blind, versus one who is born blind.  This is the …

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Ottawa Westie Fest!

Ottawa WestieFest!   Join Westies in Need Rescue for a fun day of activities for you and your Westie(s)   Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 10 a.m.   Rain or Shine Dogz Canine Sports Centre   3859 Carling Ave., Nepean, Ontario   Westie Walk will be followed by our fun games and BBQ.   Come out and chat with:   …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: Breed Bans, Act Now

Breed Bans – by Dr. Amanda Glew “Can Copper come in today? We are doing a blood drive,” my technician asks the client. We like it when Copper comes in to give blood. He is big, he has huge veins, and with only a few bribes of biscuits, Copper hardly needs to be held when we poke his jugular to draw …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: Unsocial Media

Social or more likely, unsocial media. In our fast-paced digital world, we expect immediate answers, prompt attention, and personable client services.  In the veterinary field, add the component of anxiousness and worry, and our clients become venomous.  No longer will our clients come to us directly to lodge a complaint – they go to social media to do so.  Relatively …

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I Speak Up For Pit Bulls!

I’m sure many of you are just as concerned about the impending BSL enactment in Montreal as we are here at the Montreal Dog Blog, and how we can fight it. Lori Nanan and the wonderful folks at Your Pit Bull And You have stepped in to help us, by creating this fundraiser specifically for us here in Montreal, to help …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: Allergic Annie

Allergic Annie – by Dr. Amanda Glew  As I find myself trying an outfit on our newly adopted 7 pound lhasa cross, my husband makes a comment like “I guess you didn’t have barbies when you were younger.” This is true, but I would never dress a dog (except for warmth), only in this case it is for allergies. Annie has …

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How To Teach Your Dog To Stop Pulling On The Leash

Hi Meira, Hope this message finds you well. I have a question for you my dear. My girl Lady (Cocker Spaniel) pulls when I walk her, not even funny. She really is a sweet dog, and I love her a lot, but this pulling is driving me crazy! I also have some issues with my knee, and her pulling can …

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Gimme Shelter – Kitty & Pooch Photo Contest

PetitsPawz is excited to be holding the Gimme Shelter Kitty & Pooch Photo Contest to raise funds for PetitsPawz and other local rescues. Donations will also be made to the Fort McMurray Wildfire Animal Relief Fund. It’s FREE to enter! Enter Sunday, May 8th at 9am through June 5th. Head on over to the contest page to register! http://www.gogophotocontest.com/petitspawz Entering …

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