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Joan Sinden
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Owner of several dogs who is trying to figure out several malevolent ways to spend as much time with them as possible
Owner of several dogs who is trying to figure out several malevolent ways to spend as much time with them as possible

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Sandra Tomalin - animal abuser in at least 3 provinces
I wanted to write a post about Sandra Tomalin - who has been convicted of animal abuse in New Brunswick and Ontario and has just finished up a court case in PEI for animal cruelty - she may move to Nova Scotia next - and without a national registry for anim...

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One last post about Gail Benoit
Gail Benoit was sentenced January 27, 2017 for failing to supply a health certificate when she sold 2 kittens in 2016 to someone who had never heard about her - she was sentenced to one year of probation and she's prohibiting from possessing or having the c...

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Breed Specific Legislation passed in Montreal - but it exists in Nova Scotia too
This week we saw Montreal fall to the evil debacle of breed specific legislation - laws that are built around killing dogs that look a certain way and not laying blame where it needs to be - dog owners who don't control their dogs properly. But I don't thin...

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There's a lot more to the Montreal dog bylaw than banning dogs
On September 27, 2016 Montreal Quebec passed one of the most draconian dog bylaws that Canada has ever seen - or hopefully will ever see. It was precipitated by a really tragic death this summer of a woman in Montreal by a dog - who's breed is still unknown...

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New Brunswick continues on as a major puppy mill contributor to Canada
New Brunswick and Quebec have been historically the puppy mill capitals of Canada because of their lax animal cruelty laws and New Brunswick continues to prove it with the recent news of the rescue of 26 small breed dogs at the beginning of September. They ...

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2016 Canadian Animal Protection Laws Rankings from the ALDF
The Annal League Defence Fund does an annual report of Animal Protection laws listed by province in Canada every year. They are an American organization, but for some reason they do this report - and we are lucky to have it done for us. For 2016 Manitoba ha...

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Regulations regarding Animal Rescues in Nova Scotia
in 2013 the Minister of Agriculture Keith Colwell committed to meeting with the animal advocate community in Nova Scotia once a year regarding the animal protection laws and in December 2014 new regulations were passed in the province making the tethering o...

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This week is National Emergency Preparedness Week
After Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 I became slightly obsessed with survivalism and how to "bug out" with me and the dogs if I ever needed to - especially after having gone through Hurricane Juan in 2004 - so I wrote a really long post about how to survive ...

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Gail Benoit is back in business - but it's not Kijiji's fault
Gail Benoit - who has been in the business of selling unhealthy companion animals in Nova Scotia as far back as 2001 - has surfaced again on Kijiji selling maine coon kittens - for some reason she seems to be selling kittens now instead of puppies at the mo...
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