In the wake of the sentencing of Emma Paulsen – Surrey’s notorious dog walker who left 6 dogs to die in her truck one May afternoon – an opinion has been rocking the BC Ferry. Adrian MacNair, in an op-ed… Continue Reading
Labradoodle Pioneed Regrets Fashioning ‘Designer Dogs’ Wally Conran first crossed a poodle with a Labrador in 1988 to create a seeing eye dog for a blind woman with allergies. Why he didn’t just obtain a poodle to train for this… Continue Reading
Pet allergies bloom with spring It’s spring and Cody, a 6-year-old Shiba Inu, incessantly licks his hind paws. “He eats his paws raw,” said owner Mary Dolce, a Lombard resident. “It’s definitely seasonal,” she said. “There is just something outside… Continue Reading
Ontario pit bull ban isn’t working, Humane Society says Of course, this is the same Humane Society that euthanized five pit bulls that had rescues set up to take them, so you’ve got to wonder WTF their priorities are…
A dog’s life cut short Thursday, April 22, 2010: The 9 year old red Shiba Inu was tied to a tree outside his owner’s home when the two dogs next door escaped through the front door. The dogs, who had… Continue Reading
Check this out: Lifehacker features one of the many uses of webcams: to catch a deadbeat dogwalker. I am eternally grateful that my ex-boyfriend was available throughout Tierce’s growing years. He made it possible for us to housebreak Tierce and… Continue Reading
Drug bust nets a stolen dog Merry Christmas, Jackson! I bet you’re glad to be home. This isn’t too far, relatively speaking, from my home in Nanaimo.
Shiba scales vet’s fence, gets hit by car At least the owner is not vilifying the vet to the public. I think, though, that any business’s kennels should have overhangs that prevent dogs from getting a purchase on the top.
ANOTHER Shiba attacked by loose, uncontrolled dogs I would be taking these people to court, if only to emphasize their responsibility for their animals. It’s time dog owners took a stand and refused to allow people to threaten others with… Continue Reading
Bella is still at large: here’s her new website A lost Shiba named “Mochi” is the cause of a furor over ‘Lost Dog’ signs. A Pittsburgh Shiba owner was threatened with thousands of dollars in fines by an unnamed Pittsburgh… Continue Reading