WHOLE NEW MEANING TO THE GAME PICK THE 'PIT BULL'!

John Stewart has a post on his blog Random Access. Here is an excerpt from the article: Ward 6 Councillor Carolyn Parrish finally got her hands on the City's standard operating procedure for its animal control shelter this week. Now she thinks she knows why some officials seemed so reluctant to part with it.Parrish is …

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FIRST AID COURSE SUNDAY MAY 4TH HANOVER, ONTARIO

Canine First Aid       Want to Learn About Basic Canine First Aid? Dog owners consider their dogs to be their best friends, members of their family and lifelong companions. There is a tremendous need for training in canine first aid and care because unfortunately, thousands of dogs are injured every year from preventable …

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DUCK! THE FACTS ARE FLYING IN MISSISSAUGA

Carolyn Parrish, along with two of our own joined a panel discussion on Rogers Cable this week. The panel discussion topic was about Rambo's case, but the facts were flying to the fact starved masses in Mississauga this week. Here is the link to the streaming video. Unfortunately this was only a clip from the …

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RAMBO'S OWNER IN COURT AGAIN TODAY

It looks like Rambo is stuck in jail until at least May according to the Mississauga News. Gabriela Nowakowska's lawyer, Anik Morrow, has presented an interesting angle on the fight for Rambo's life. Here is an excerpt from the article in the Mississauga News… “The person charged is Nowakowska, but the item seized is the …

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CALGARY HAS STATS POSTED ON THEIR WEBSITE

Calgary and comprehensive, effective animal bylaws belong in the same sentence. We have been shouting from the rooftops about the Calgary model for years now.  The city of Calgary now has statistics posted on their website.  The stats are in graph form and very easy to read. The proof is in the pudding. For those who …

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PETA KILLS MORE ANIMALS THAN MICHAEL VICK

The New York Times interviewed both PETA and Best Friends Animal Society (a sanctuary in Utah which took a number of Michael Vick's dogs). An excerpt from the article; quotes both sides: Ingrid Newkirk, the founder and chief executive of PETA, called Best Friends “an expensive Camelot.” “These are celebrity dogs,” she said this week …

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REMEMBER THE FAMOUS 'TICKING TIME BOMB' LINE?

The Ottawa Sun had an article title this weekend stating; Quebec pit bull dumping ground Ontario laws turn la belle province into dog pound of last resort In an excerpt; “Ever since the breed-specific legislation came down (in 2005), Quebec right away had this huge influx of pit bulls and pit bull mixes,” said Ashley Adam, …

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OUTRAGE OVER MUNCHIE'S DEATH!

Here is an excerpt from Social Mange blog: The owners of Munchie, Sheila Yeung and Angela Feng, were working on Munchie's appeal and its financing when Toronto Animal Services killed Munchie. They weren't even told that Munchie had been killed; a reporter told them when he called them for their reaction. Get the whole story …

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