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Pet Leasing: A Dangerous New Scam Hitting Canada

Pet Leasing: A Dangerous New Scam Hitting Canada

A new trend is on the horizon; one with potentially dangerous implications for pets in our community. Leasing pets, rather than paying in full, is making ownership for expensive, designer breeds more affordable for potential pet parents. Pet leasing is appealing to...

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How Troubled Teens Can Benefit From Dogs

How Troubled Teens Can Benefit From Dogs

Therapy dogs, especially those providing emotional support, have become increasingly popular over the last decade. In the United States alone, there are more than half a million registered therapy and service canines. These admirable helpers serve many purposes; they...

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How Changes in the OSPCA Affect Our Pets

How Changes in the OSPCA Affect Our Pets

For over one hundred years, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) has provided welfare protection services for the Province. However, after giving less than one month’s notice that they will be discontinuing all animal enforcement and...

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Should Canadian Homeless Shelters Allow Pets?

Should Canadian Homeless Shelters Allow Pets?

A controversial topic, and one that has been receiving a lot of media attention lately, is the discussion surrounding companion animals in homeless shelters. On one hand is the argument that pets can be a strain on the already meager budgets allocated to...

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