Editorial, More Needless Dog Days Ahead

Our “staff” reporter wrote an excellent editorial in the Mississauga News! To put dog owners, in the absence of any wrongdoing whatsoever, into the untenable position of having to prove not only a negative, but also an impossible one, is an insult to democracy and is, to be blunt, un-Canadian. It is a must read …

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Wilkes County, NC dog slaughter

Everyone is talking about the 127 puppies and adult “pitbulls” killed in Wilkes County, NC. In reading the blog Yesbiscuit, the slaughter was carried out today under a court order. Caveat has a post about this atrocity today. Be sure to follow the links from the caveat article to get the background story. HSUS must …

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Huge thanks to all individuals, clubs and organizations

Our recent dollars for dogs campaign is a continuing huge success! We are so fortunate to have raised enough money to continue to the Supreme Court of Canada. A sincere thank you to all who have and continue to  participate. We hope our supporters will continue to donate when possible. The financial burden is ongoing. …

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Toronto Sun has an article on Vick dogs

On the heels of an article in Sports Illustrated in January is an article in the sports section of the Toronto Sun. Excerpt: There are the perky, high-energy sorts like Lucas, all wagging tails and let’s-go-play vivaciousness. There are the runners like Curly, who never saw a fence line or dirt trail they couldn’t wear …

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Mississauga News nails it!

The Mississauga News had an excellent editorial today! Here is an excerpt: Another day, another pet owner charged with owning an illegal breed — crossbreed, actually. This time, the dog’s owner wasn’t charged after his pet escaped human custody, attacked a person or an animal, or was found running free.This time, charges were laid after …

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Another Heartbreaking Story from Heartbreak City London, On

classid=”clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D” id=ieooui>     Recently, a London woman kindly took in a dog down on its luck. The dog in the picture above (Faith), along with another dog, belonged to neighbors. The dogs were disposable items and left behind when they moved away. The woman, I’ll call her Jane which is not her real name, …

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Fundraising offer from Pineland Enterprises, Hanover, Ontario

Before I get into the meat and potatoes of this offer, I would personally like to say that I have one of these collar racks that was given to me as a gift by the person who makes them. All items handcrafted by Dirk are exquisite quality. I highly recommend treating yourself to a wood …

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Saluki Club of Canada issues a challenge to clubs

h/t Caveat The Saluki Club of Canada have donated 1000.00 to the legal challenge and issued a challenge to other clubs to match or exceed the amount. Here is the link and details at Caveat. Huge warm thanks to the Saluki Club of Canada! Plus the individual members in the Saluki Club who went above …

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Fundraising offer from Bryan Dale Barrister & Solicitor

I will grant 25% off my usual fees for any real estate transaction or will provided that the client mentions that the DLCC or Banned Aid Coalition when they call me. I have two offices, one in Markham and one in the Beaches in Toronto. It is best to call me at my Markham office …

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Huge thanks to Boston Pizza Peterborough

From: Starr White Subject: Boston Pizza Donation Received: Sunday, January 18, 2009, The donation from our Boston Pizza Restaurant in Peterborough North is being sent to Mr. Ruby's office. The total from the restaurant is $1,107.90 plus $25 that was collected in the jar. Total $1132.90 Starr White Windstorm Salukis www.angelstonefarms .com/dogs On behalf of …

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CKC Newsletter

classid=”clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D” id=ieooui> A message from the Canadian Kennel Club: BANNED AID BATTLES IN 11TH HOUR RALLY!   Having raised and paid a total of $650,000, only to loose the last appeal, the Banned Aid Coalition (Advocates for the Underdog, Golden Horseshoe APBTC, American Staffordshire Terrier Club of Canada, Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Canada and …

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Fundraising offer from EJ Gilmer Fox Hollow

I'm an author with a book entitled Fox Hollow that features a Keeshond character named Augie, who plays a central part in the resolution of this suspense story. I think Augie would be thrilled to help raise funds to get before Canada's Supreme Court. This character is based on a real Kees, and the chance …

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Fundraising offer from Canine Specialty Software

In light of the fund raising drive being undertaken by the DLCC I would like to add my support to this enormous task. Canine Specialty Software wouldn't exist without breeders and exhibitors like you and any effort to restrict even one breed jeopardizes us all. So, from now until the end of the month all …

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Fundraising offer from Boston Pizza Peterborough

Boston Pizza (Peterborough North location only) is onside to help Banned Aid! The owners will donate 10 % of the restaurant sales for Saturday January 17th to the Ontario Legal Fund! Wow! Take a day off from cooking and have a Boston Pizza!! And garlic bread, maybe a salad or two…… Boston Pizza Restaurant, Peterborough …

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Fundraising offer from Quinn Carlin's Midwoof

QuinnCarlin's Midwoof.com Announces a Donation of $5.00 for each order placed online from 13 January to 31 January 2009. These monies will be forwarded to the BANNED AID COALITION. In addition, customers can choose to add their donation to Banned Aid to their order and we will forward their donations along with ours to Banned …

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Dollars for Dogs

classid=”clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D” id=ieooui> ALERT:   The constitutional challenge to represent the collective, national interest of responsible dog owners is in dire straits.   We are 67,000 short of being able to get our voices heard in Canada's highest court, the Supreme Court. We have been granted an extension to come up with this amount, but just …

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RSPCA Calls For Immediate End to BSL

An excerpt from Dog Magazine.Net; click on the link below to view the whole story. Dangerous Dogs Act Breakthrough: RSPCA Back Calls For Immediate End to BSL January 7, 2009 by Alison Green  In a landmark event, the UK’s largest animal welfare charity the RSPCA has joined forces with DDAWatch and the Coalition For improved …

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An Interesting Study

Here is a study that's an interesting read, Panic Policy Making: Canine Breed Bans in Canada & the US by Susan Hunter and Richard A. Brisbin Jr. http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/faculty/BRISBIN/Papers/2007.%20Panic%20Policy%20Making.pdf I kind of like the title.  That's exactly how it happens:  Hype, panic, bad law to 'protect the public'.  There are several examples in history of this being …

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Get Past the Word Pitbull Please

I wonder sometimes why people aren't in an uproar about the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision to uphold Ontario's Dog Owners' Liability Act.  I guess it's because people can't get past the word “Pitbull”.  Since they can't get past that word and all of the preconceived notions they have about “pitbulls” people just don't seem …

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Calling All Dog Owners

CALLING ALL DOG OWNERS – PLEASE CROSS POST Whereabouts Unknown Somewhere on the Trans Canada highway between eastern Manitoba and the Ontario border a trek for the homeless has taken a slightly different path. Kerry Pakarinen has walked over 2700 kilometres since July in his cross-Canada trek to raise funds and awareness for the plight …

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