Friday , 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Adopters

125 adoptable cats at the SPCA Valleyfield

Before the holidays, you may have seen the push for cat adoptions out of the SPCA Valleyfield.  With the hustle and bustle of the holidays at a close – now is an ideal, stress-free time to bring a feline into the fold. There are still about 125 cats to adopt out before January 31st.  The SPCA Valleyfield are currently waiving …

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Reader Piece: A Daschund in Diapers?

We are so happy to introduce Margaret Blackman to our MDB readers!  We met Margaret and her special needs dogs, Heidi and Arthur at the recent Beaconsfield Pet Fair.  Margaret has a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to disabled pets and we’re thrilled to welcome her onboard, to share her stories with you!  About Margaret Blackman: Mild …

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So You’ve Decided to Adopt a Cat…

So You’ve Decided to Adopt a Cat… You’ve made a great decision! Now comes the daunting task of choosing. Most people instinctively think of bringing home a little kitten with blue eyes. I mean, who wouldn’t want a cute, cuddly kitten, right? Everyone does, and most rescues have all of their kittens reserved before they are even ready to leave …

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Can you open your heart and home to Samson?

The following is a courtesy listing. Please be kind and share this posting with friends and family. This little boy needs help. The following is a letter from our friend Nat Gabriela. She is a foster mom to pups and a great advocate of animal adoption.   Samson! Through no fault of his own, he has been shuffled around for …

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Fostering 103 – Make that call

   Fostering 103 This is the follow-up to: Fostering 102 and Fostering 101! So have you been doing your homework? Following up on some of the local rescues either on their web site or Facebook? Think you’re ready? Now that you have found a match its time to either down load their application form, visit a clinic or make a …

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Fostering 102 – FINDING THE RIGHT RESCUE

 Fostering 102 Finding the right rescue  Every rescue has its own guidelines and values so you should do your homework to find out which will work best for you.  The easiest thing before even applying to see if you’re a fit is to learn as much as you can on the internet.  So, for the next 10 days do the following: …

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A Rebuttal to “From a Vet’s Point of View”

The following is a rebuttal to Christina Nosotti’s blog piece regarding her personal experience with shelters.  (MDB is happy to publish well-crafted, well thought-out pieces from readers. Please contact us for more information). Thank you to Suzannah VS for taking time to offer the following:  Rescue, from a foster Mum’s perspective As far back as I can remember, I always enjoyed …

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Fundraiser – Angel the dog needs medical help

Angel is a beautiful little pitbull who was found wondering the streets of St. Henri, lactating and bruised. We suspect she was beaten and put outside after being used for breeding. She has been recently badly bitten by another dog (pitbull) and has been seriously injured. She is currently on morphine and being treated by Dr. Plasse at the Lasalle Animal Hospital. …

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