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Happy World Animal Day -- Let's Stop Puppy Mills!

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

October 4 is World Animal Day, a global event celebrating animals big and small, from coast to coast and sea to sea around the world. Here in Canada, almost 30 per cent of households have a dog. They provide companionship, happiness and even therapy to their owners. But we still face a dark problem when choosing where to get our next dog -- puppy mills.

Making the Heart-Wrenching Decision to Put an Animal Down

Lynda Fishman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Lynda Fishman

Only dog lovers can really appreciate and understand what it's like to live with dogs -- and the lessons we can learn from them. I believe that their average life span is shorter, because they don't need as much time as humans do, to get everything they need out of life. They understand gratitude and appreciation. They know how to forgive.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: How Were Animals Treated In 2012?

The Huffington Post Canada | Maya Hamovitch | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Impact

Animals enhance our lives — they're loyal, offer comfort and companionship, and ask for little in return. But they too have needs and wants, and ...

Adopt-a-HuffPet: Give These Bonded Cats a Home

M. Michelle Nadon | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Impact
M. Michelle Nadon

Buddy amd Princess have been living in the laundry room and hallways of a Regent Park building in Toronto for the last six years. Buddy is very good-natured, likes people and is bonded to his feline friend, Princess, who is estimated to be a bit younger. Princess has been living in the same laundry room/hallway for the past six years and is equally as bonded to Buddy.

The US Humane Society Doesn't Like Animals? That's a Crock

The Humane Society of the United States | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada
The Humane Society of the United States

An angry Huffington Post blogger has tried to build himself up by tearing down the work of The Humane Society of the United States. So we'll reply. On our terms. The red-in-the-face online writer thinks he could do a better job for animals if only he could command an organization as big and proud and as deeply rooted in our culture as the HSUS. Allow us, just once, to borrow from his own inelegant writing: "This is a complete crock."

14 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe

M. Michelle Nadon | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Living
M. Michelle Nadon

Roughly 10,000 pets go missing in the greater Toronto area each year. And they are only the ones that are reported. And only an approximate 65 per cent make it home. The following tips will help you put safety and prevention front and centre, when bringing home your new pet.

This Holiday Season Boycott Puppy Mills

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 02.19.2012 | Canada
Barbara Cartwright

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Animal Rights Activists Might Be Criminals, But Not Terrorists

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Today's "terrorists" are mostly Muslim extremists, capable of terrorizing whole populations -- something animal and/or environmental extremists can't do. By all means, prosecute law-breakers, but don't brand them "terrorists."