Animal adoptions skyrocket as people stay home due to social distancing practices during the coronavirus pandemic.
Toronto Humane Society
Pit bulls have gained a bad reputation leading to breed-specific legislation in Ontario, which the Toronto Humane Society opposes.
Stray cats are always a concern, especially in the cold winter season. An East York cat colony caretaker stops at nothing to help them.
A kitten has been rescued and is recovering at the Toronto Humane society after being thrown out the window of a moving car on Highway 427 on Dec 3.
About a year ago, Mark Spicoluk, a host of the television show The Next Star, purchased a Rottweiler puppy and named him Prince. Over the next few months, Prince’s training from the vet ended up leaving him with trust issues and Spicoluk with a mission.
Some feral cat rescuers say the cat lovers in your neighbourhood could reduce numbers of feral cats on the street.
Everything seemed calm as Heather Hill walked toward the barn. But once the doors opened, the smell of rotten flesh and the barking of 400 dogs proved otherwise. Puppies were kept in groups of about eight, in small rooms and forced to stand on metal grates allowing their excrement to fall through. “It was more disgusting than you can ever imagine. She knew nothing about the breeds.”
Hope was tied to a tree with electrical cord and left for dead in Atlanta, Ga. On July 7, Shane Smith found the dog, which became his motivation to found Paws for Hope and Faith, an organization urging an end to animal abuse. Now the group is set to hold a fundraiser on Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. at The Sidewalk Café.
Dorothy Mathieson considers herself a bit of a Pied Piper when it comes to stray cats. She says she usually has up to eight of them following her around when she walks her dog.
A pet shop owner in Toronto doesn’t like plans to regulate the sale of cats and dogs at his store. Last May, Coun. Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38,) proposed a bylaw that would ban the…