Wednesday , 22 February 2017

TakeAction: #Laval Say No To #AnimalCruelty

The City of Laval will soon decide if either Auberge Zen or Berger Blanc to hold the contract for animal management and pound service. The Facebook Page Groupe Intervention Protection Animaux Compagnie – Québec posted the following message: The BID is out for the renewal of the animal services in Laval for 2016-2019. Auberge Zen pour animaux holds the current …

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Take Action: It is time for Canada to #BanShockCollars

I know that I am no dog behaviorist or dog trainer. I am a person that believes that all animals are sentient beings that deserve to be respected. Therefore, I am in favor of the new e-petition calling for  a ban of Shock Collars. The following petition is being presented by Kennedy Steward, Member of Parliament for Burnaby South in …

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Help! Puppy won’t stop nipping!

Hi Meira, We really need your help! We have an adorable 3 month old puppy named Mocha, who we love to bits! The only problem is that she is nipping us all the time, and we have no idea how to stop her. She has bitten both my boyfriend and I to the point of drawing blood, and has given …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: It’s a Bummer

It’s a Bummer – by Dr. Amanda Glew  Good fences make good neighbors. When you have an escaped horse, you realize the importance of this. My mare Risk learned to escape from an early age – she would leave her mother on the other side of a fence when only 3 months old.  So when she lead my small herd …

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Goodbye For Now: A letter to my dog

Goodbye: A letter to my dog  – by Nat Lauzon  Dec 28th, 2014.  One year ago. It’s the day your journey as a dog ended, and your next chapter began as something else.  As everything else, I guess. If you had any idea how many times I’ve tried to write this over the months, you’d wonder why I wasted so …

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MDB’s 5th Annual Paw It Forward: $4000 for Animal Rescues!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! MDB loves the holiday season because this is when our bloggers get to “Paw It Forward” and help rescues that mean a lot to us! Where The Money Comes From Our generous advertisers! The folks you see in the sidebar on the right hand side of this page – AND in the …

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Help! My Dog Digs Under The Fence and Escapes!

We recently took in a young, medium/large male dog. We don’t know his age, breed, or much of his background. We know he was severely underweight and has injuries from being attacked by other dogs; it is our understanding that he was on a tie-out and unable to escape when attacked. He seems to be some mixture of hound and …

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Dr. Amanda Glew: M&M the big-bellied tabby

M&M the Big-Bellied Tabby – by Dr. Amanda Glew  The other day I received a call from my niece that there was a cat hanging around – “Aunt Amanda, I think she is pregnant, what do I do?”.  This is what happens to you when you have a bunch of nieces and nephews with a love of animals. “Bring her …

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