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Quebec Veterinarians Ban Cosmetic Surgery For Pets

CBC | CBC News | Posted 02.06.2016 | Canada

Ear-cropping and tail-docking are already prohibited in seven provinces.

The Secret Pain Of Caretakers

Lenora Thompson | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada
Lenora Thompson

Staring up at the constellation Orion on a crisp winter's night, I wonder how much longer I can bear the pain. The pain of watching my husband cringe ...

The Day My Rescue Dog Rescued Me

Zoë Gemelli | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada
Zoë Gemelli

Everything was planned. The collection of pills, the letters, the dowry of cameras, books, and music; all neatly placed on my to-do list. And then my pug, with a snort and a twitch, saved my life.

Quebec's Bill 54 Falls Short Of Protecting All Animals

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Barbara Cartwright

Until this law was passed, there was no distinction between a car and a cat in terms of legal rights. Anyone who has ever lived with a pet knows that animals experience emotions and feel both physical and psychological pain, but this is the first time in North America that these basic truths have been entrenched in law.

Meet A Guy And His Awesome Dog @CityDogLiving

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Living

Meet the best Canadian Instagrammers. Follow Canadagram

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Are Going To The Dogs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Emily Murray | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Matching outfits for people and pooches!

Toronto's Animal Services By-Laws Are Broken

Robert Poulton | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Impact
Robert Poulton

The dog appears to be well fed and in no way unhealthy. However, Buddy is obviously lacking human contact, daily walks and most importantly love and attention. His owners ignore him each day and show zero concern for him or the neighbours. In their eyes, and with City approval, they're doing nothing wrong.

WATCH: Cat Shows Dog Who's The Boss

The Hufftington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Living

This kitty is having none of it.

Bentley The Bulldog Cannot Handle This Vacuum

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

#NOPE.

These Dinosaur-Dog Breeds Are Too Freaking Adorable

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Living

...especially for Halloween.

This Dog Will Make You Want To Take A Trip To The Mountains

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Living

This dog has over 230,000 Instagram followers and there's no wonder why.

What My Kids Learned When Their Pets Died

Karly Hribnak | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Parents
Karly Hribnak

I am hoping that these two losses prepare the boys enough that they know there is no shame in crying, in openly grieving. Nor is there shame in laughing at the goofy, silly and funny memories. That grief comes in waves. That part of loving is sometimes letting go but that you get up, dust yourself off and continue on with your life.

We Need to End the Cruel Dog Meat Trade

Rebecca Aldworth | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Impact
Rebecca Aldworth

Animal suffering is tough for anyone to stomach. It doesn't matter if you've been on the frontlines of animal welfare all your life because it never gets easier to look at. But what about cases of extreme abuse, where cruelty is so unthinkable that most people can't even comprehend its existence? Just weeks ago, the Humane Society International Animal Rescue team travelled to Yulin to expose this cruel festival to the world. What they saw was horrific -- dogs and cats crammed in cages, awaiting the same fate as the dogs and cats being slaughtered in front of them.

Siberian Husky Puppies Will Slay You With Their Cuteness

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada Living

We can't get over the cuteness that is these Siberian husky puppies.

When Kittens And Puppies Meet, The Cute Is Out Of Control

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada Living

Cats and dogs hate each other right? Wrong. In the video above by Buzzfeed, we watch as kittens and puppies are put together for the very first tim...

Fraser The Dog Had A Really Rough Day. Rescuers Gave Him A Hand.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The use of a helicopter was donated for free by the owner.

Tinder For Dogs Helps Pet Owners Find Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Living

There's one type of photo guaranteed to get a second glance on Tinder: the dog photo. That's right, it's near impossible to swipe left when you've...

6 Ways to Raise a Child Who Doesn't Eat Animals

Miriam Porter | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Parents
Miriam Porter

My son Noah and I live a vegan lifestyle. That's different from following a vegan diet -- although both are great! In fact, whatever you do that helps the environment, animals, humans or the earth is pretty awesome. For us, veganism extends past the plant-based food on our plate.

10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Despite what the advertisers lead us to believe, there is no "ideal" running figure. The only requirement for calling yourself a runner is to lace up a pair of running shoes and start putting one foot in front of the other. Running is not about what you look like, but rather, what you see yourself becoming.

No, That's Not A Chew Toy

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Living

Dog toys and sex toys have a lot more in common than you think. In the video above by College Humor, a group of adults guess which toys have been m...

Top Tips For Feeding Your Dog the Healthiest Foods

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Pete Brace, Vice President of communications and pet parent relations for Merrick Pet Care. Pete shared with me some of the top tips for feeding your dog the healthiest foods so they can enjoy a long healthy life.

Should I Donate to a Child in Need, or Pay for My Loving Dog's Surgery?

Sue Nador | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Living
Sue Nador

My dog was carefully assessed, x-rayed, and operated on by the best veterinary surgeon, and then received excellent private follow-up care. All of this cost several thousands of dollars. I did not think twice about spending the money. But after reading a piece in the New York Times recently, John and I began to grapple with the ethics of directing so much money to an animal.

These Furry Animals Need Your Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Impact

April 17 is the beginning of National Adoption Weekend and Pet Valu stores across Canada are hoping to raise money and find homes for 2,000 pets. P...

WATCH: 14 Dogs Having A Worse Day Than You

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Living

Ask any animal lover and they'll all say the same thing: even the sweetest pets have a mind of their own. In the Buzzfeed video above, we see 14 a...

B.C. Therapy Dogs Take The Fear Out Of Visiting The Dentist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

InHarmony Dental Care in Victoria, B.C. is believed to be the first dentist's office in Canada to use therapy dogs.